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02/18/2019
A new review examines the past, present, and future of stem cell therapy for replacing damaged brain cells in Parkinson's disease.
02/17/2019
Although scientists have linked Alzheimer's and diabetes, the exact connection has been difficult to unpick. A recent study now gives further insight.
02/16/2019
Researchers have developed novel compounds that may be able to reverse memory loss that relates to depression and other mental health conditions.
02/15/2019
A new animal study has identified the cellular mechanism that leads to reduced blood flow to the brain, which, in turn, impacts cognitive function.
02/15/2019
A new animal study has identified the cellular mechanism that leads to reduced blood flow to the brain, which, in turn, impacts cognitive function.
02/15/2019
Understanding the risk factors of cognitive decline are now more important than ever. A recent study examined the potential role of inflammation.
02/15/2019
Understanding the risk factors of cognitive decline are now more important than ever. A recent study examined the potential role of inflammation.
02/12/2019
Researchers use a mathematical model and lab experiments to unravel the process through which tangles of the protein tau grow in length.
02/10/2019
Title: What Makes Seniors Feel in Control?
Category: Health News
Created: 2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/11/2019 12:00:00 AM
02/07/2019
Though experts typically name beta-amyloid plaques as the main culprits in Alzheimer's disease, new research finds another factor: a leaked blood protein.
02/07/2019
Though experts typically name beta-amyloid plaques as the main culprits in Alzheimer's disease, new research finds another factor: a leaked blood protein.
02/07/2019
Does the length of time an individual spends in education reduce the risk of developing dementia? A new, large-scale study investigates.
02/07/2019
Does the length of time an individual spends in education reduce the risk of developing dementia? A new, large-scale study investigates.
02/03/2019
Title: Medicare/Medicaid Drug Rebates Would be Banned Under Trump Administration Proposal
Category: Health News
Created: 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
02/01/2019
A new study links changes in gut bacteria to dementia. The researchers hope that their findings might, one day, help develop more effective treatment.
01/31/2019
In a recent article, a team of neurologists attacks an ongoing increase in pseudomedicine that claims to protect brain health and treat dementia.
01/30/2019
Data from an 8-year study of 10,000 men aged 62 or older reveals a link between hearing loss and a markedly greater risk of subjective cognitive decline.
01/30/2019
Data from an 8-year study of 10,000 men aged 62 or older reveals a link between hearing loss and a markedly greater risk of subjective cognitive decline.
01/29/2019
In showing how an enzyme halts cell division by producing reactive oxygen species, scientists shed new light on the biology of aging and related diseases.
01/28/2019
Title: What Illness Lands the Most Seniors in the ER?
Category: Health News
Created: 1/28/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/29/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/28/2019
Controlling systolic blood pressure to below 120 mm Hg significantly lowered the risk of mild cognitive impairment in older adults.
01/28/2019
Controlling systolic blood pressure to below 120 mm Hg significantly lowered the risk of mild cognitive impairment in older adults.
01/26/2019
Researchers find that an oral bacterium usually linked to gum disease also plays a role in Alzheimer's. This finding has led to a new therapeutic approach.
01/25/2019
According to a recent study, older adults who move around more are likely to have significantly better memory and thinking skills.
01/25/2019
According to a recent study, older adults who move around more are likely to have significantly better memory and thinking skills.
01/23/2019
New study identifies gene expression changes behind memory loss and shows how targeting them reverses the loss temporarily in a mouse model of Alzheimer's.
01/22/2019
Testing blood levels of a protein that brain cells leak when faulty or dying detected people with Alzheimer's disease years before their symptoms emerged.
01/22/2019
New research suggests that fecal transplants from 'super donors' could cure a host of conditions, ranging from irritable bowel syndrome to Alzheimer's.
01/21/2019
Title: A Prescription for Feeling Young Forever
Category: Health News
Created: 1/21/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2019
The toxic beta-amyloid protein inactivates a protein that is key to the functioning of the parts of brain cells that receive signals from other cells.