Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn experiments with a protein called Ephexin5 that appears to be elevated in the brain cells of Alzheimer's disease patients and mouse models of the disease, Johns Hopkins researchers say removing...
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDTA new study suggests that regular tea consumption may reduce the risk of cognitive decline, especially for those at genetic risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTTau pathology is one of the defining features of Alzheimer disease (AD), which is the most common form of dementia in older age.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new analysis raises concern over high prescription rates in the USA of a common drug used to treat overactive bladder.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTA new Tel Aviv University study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease finds that insulin resistance, caused in part by obesity and physical inactivity, is also linked to a more rapid...
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers from National University Health System (NUHS) have discovered a link between cardiac diseases and brain dysfunction.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTNew research finds a correlation between the levels of six unsaturated fatty acids and the development of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDTNew clinical trial and cohort study investigate the preventive effects of vitamin E and selenium on elderly men with no symptoms of dementia.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTEncouraging patients with potential memory deficits to seek early advice from a general practitioner (GP) empowered more of them to consult their GP, but GPs did not change their behavior and refer...
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDTVariants of the gene TMEM106B may age the brain and raise the risk of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's, a new study finds.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at Lund University in Sweden have used the MAX IV synchrotron in Lund - the strongest of its kind in the world - to produce images that predate the formation of toxic clumps of...
Sun, 12 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new study finds a link between experiencing rapid drops in blood pressure in middle age and the risk of dementia 20 years later.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTResearchers have identified a new mechanism by which inflammation can spread throughout the brain after injury.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn a study of 1566 community-dwelling Japanese elderly who were followed for 5 years, the risk of developing dementia was elevated in individuals with fewer remaining teeth.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDTResearchers have uncovered a number of compounds - including caffeine - that boost production of the enzyme NMNAT2, which may protect against dementia.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTSpecialized nerve cells, known as somatostatin-expressing (Sst) interneurons, in the outer part of the mammalian brain (or cerebral cortex) - play a key role in controlling how information flows in...
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA recent study investigating the interaction between two proteins may offer novel drug targets for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new large-scale study in the United Kingdom finds a small but significant increased risk of dementia for individuals with an autoimmune disease.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTWhat is frontotemporal dementia and what are the different types of frontotemporal dementia? What are the possible causes and how is it diagnosed?
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTCells behave differently when removed from their environments, just as cells that develop in cultures do not behave like cells in living creatures.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PDTEating five portions of fruits and vegetables daily - in line with current recommendations - may reduce older adults' risk of dementia, study finds.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PDTSugar can damage cell proteins via glycation. Now, study finds glycation damage in enzyme for immune function and insulin regulation in early Alzheimer's.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTPositive effects of cognitive training in healthy elderly people have been reported, but data regarding its effects in patients with dementia is unclear.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTNewly diagnosed depression in survivors of brain bleeds may signal the onset of dementia.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PDTNew research finds people who consistently sleep more than 9 hours per night are at a significantly higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.