Archive for December, 2015

A study led by researchers at the University of Toronto shows that when older adults feel negatively about aging, they may lack confidence in their abilities to hear and remember things, and perform… Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Applying mathematical models used for studying the galaxies or interactions between elementary particles, researchers at the Institute of Neuroscience of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, in… Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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The largest and fastest-growing segment of people with epilepsy are those age 60 and older. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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A study of patient records suggests ADT – a testosterone-lowering therapy – for prostate cancer may raise the risk for Alzheimer’s disease and says further research is needed. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Researchers at The Neuro compile new tool designed to be shared with experts world-wide to accelerate research. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Quality of life for people with dementia living in long-term care is often negatively impacted due to low levels of activity participation. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Couples where one partner is suffering from dementia can benefit from taking part in group singing. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have mapped the genome of an unusually short-lived fish, paving the way for scientists to use the organism to study how genes influence… Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Build up of amyloid plaques in the brain that lead to Alzheimer’s may also cause a slower walking pace, even before signs of dementia emerge. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Regardless of gender, young adults who have greater aerobic fitness also have greater volume of their entorhinal cortex, an area of the brain responsible for memory. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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In 2014, 75.4 million Baby Boomers lived in the United States, according to Pew Research. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Scientists have recently found evidence that professional football players are susceptible to a progressive degenerative disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), which is caused by… Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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Brain accumulation of beta-amyloid protein in Alzheimer’s disease may cause impairments by depleting levels of a DNA repair protein produced by the breast cancer gene BRCA1. Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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New research published in the December 2015 issue of The FASEB Journal, shows that in mouse models of the disease oral administration of magnesium-L-threonate (MgT) alleviated cognitive decline by… Read & Research Alzheimer’s More

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