Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that a buildup of tau - a hallmark of Alzheimer's - interferes with the brain's GPS, explaining why some Alzheimer's patients wander.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that delirium triggered by hospitalization can accelerate cognitive decline as well as dementia in senior patients.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe UK's current health and social care system isn't fit for purpose when it comes to caring for people living with dementia (PLWD) who also have other illnesses and chronic conditions.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers from the University of California (UCLA) and Cardiff University have made a breakthrough in the understanding of AIDS-related dementia, discovering the role of a neuron protein which...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew guidelines have been developed that it is hoped will help to progress research into vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) following a study led by academics at the University of Bristol that...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTFor the first time, a study investigates the link between high blood pressure later in life and the risk of dementia and cognitive decline.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTNew study suggests the impact of ministrokes is wider and longer-lasting than previously understood, potentially causing dementia and cognitive decline.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTNew research suggests years of bilingualism alters the brain to use resources more efficiently when concentrating, giving insights to successful aging.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTThe use of benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-like drugs was associated with a 20 per cent increased risk of stroke among persons with Alzheimer's disease, shows a recent study from the University...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTImmunotherapy has proven to be effective against many serious diseases. But to treat diseases in the brain, the antibodies must first get past the obstacle of the blood-brain barrier.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat is early-onset Alzheimer's and what causes it? Learn about coping with the condition, the financial burden, and its effect on relationships.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study finds the risk of dementia onset is just as high for sedentary older adults as it is for those with a genetic predisposition for the disease.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTA new study links mild traumatic brain injury to greater neurodegeneration and memory decline in people at genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAntidepressant use nearly doubles the risk of hip fracture among community-dwelling persons with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTResearchers suggest that a compound called chicoric acid - found in chicory - has the potential to reduce memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAlzheimer’s disease is one of the top causes of death in the U.S., but how quickly can it progress and what is the outlook for people who are diagnosed?
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe Mediterranean is a haven for lovers of crystal-clear seas and sun-kissed landscapes.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA study of nearly 3,000 older Chinese adults finds that napping for around an hour after lunch may improve memory and thinking ability.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTVariations in the structure of amyloid-beta peptide deposits that develop in the brain tissue of patients with Alzheimer's disease are associated with different clinical subtypes of the disease, a...
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTA large-scale study carried out by researchers in Canada suggests that living near major, busy roads may increase the risk of developing dementia.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTThere has been a strong link between human exposure to aluminium and the incidence of Alzheimer's disease for half a century or more.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA French observational study in real life showed that dementia patients benefiting from occupational therapy sessions report relevant clinical benefits over the intervention period, according to a...
Sun, 01 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA study of more than 2,000 Finnish men has uncovered a link between frequent sauna use and reduced risk of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA discovery of high relevance in medical research will be published in Volume 55, number 4 of December 2016 of the prestigious Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (JAD), entitled "Tau Platelets...
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research examines the link between patterns in the paintings of famous artists and the onset of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's.