New research paves way for developing therapies that could slow down Alzheimer's
Neuroscientists and stem cell researchers have developed a research model that allows studying human hippocampal neurons, the brain cells primarily affected by Alzheimer's...
2 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Brain imaging can predict cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have imaged tau protein in the brains of living patients with Alzheimer's disease.
3 days ago - News Medical
Dementia and Deep-Brain Stimulation in Parkinson's
Dementia prevalence and incidence were not higher over time in Parkinson's disease patients who had deep-brain stimulation than in the general Parkinson's population, a...
3 days ago - MedPageToday
Novel method shows how cell membranes are damaged by 'Parkinson's protein'
In sufferers of Parkinson's disease, clumps of α-synuclein , sometimes known as the 'Parkinson's protein', are found in the brain.
3 days ago - News Medical
Deep Brain Stimulation may Not Increase Dementia Risk
Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease may not increase risk of dementia, revealed new study.
3 days ago - Medindia Health
Study sheds light on selective neuronal vulnerability in Alzheimer's disease
When Alzheimer's disease strikes, the entire brain doesn't crumble at once. Instead the mind unravels like grim clockwork, beginning with the telltale degradation of a group of...
4 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Does deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's increase risk of dementia?
There's good news for people with Parkinson's disease. A new study shows that deep brain stimulation may not increase the risk of developing dementia.
4 days ago - ScienceDaily
Why memory-forming neurons are vulnerable to Alzheimer's
Scientists have used advanced technology to 'micro-dissect' the first brain cells to perish in Alzheimer's disease. The result is a short list of genes that could represent new...
4 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Drinking and Thinking; Dementia Deaths Surge; Alzheimer's at Age 48
Low to moderate alcohol drinking in middle-age or older adults was associated with better global cognition scores. Repetitive head impacts and traumatic brain injury...
5 days ago - MedPageToday
10 important updates for Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month
Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month is commemorated each June to improve knowledge of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, the burden of which could increase 178% by 2060...
5 days ago - Healio
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Top five videos from virtual ASCRS meeting
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting moved to a virtual format this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Healio/OSN covered presentations and study...
This Fat Impairs Immune System and Increases Risk of COVID
In this interview, Dr. Chris Knobbe, an ophthalmologist, discusses some of the eye-opening information found in his book, “Ancestral Dietary Strategy to Prevent and Treat...
Tigers confirm some senior players won't go to hub
Richmond have confirmed at least two of their experienced players won't head to the Tigers' hub in Queensland.
Finance Minister Mathias Cormann to quit politics
The Liberal Party will lose one of its most senior figures with Finance Minister Mathias Cormann to quit politics.