Dementia
Sleep fragmentation, microglial aging, and cognitive impairment in adults with and without Alzheimers dementia  Science Magazine · 5 days
Sleep disruption is associated with cognitive decline and dementia in older adults; however, the underlying mechanisms are unclear. In rodents,... more
Dementia study reveals how proteins interact to stop brain signals  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Fresh insights into damaging proteins that build up in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease could aid the quest for treatments. more
Grow your own blood vessel model in a dish  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Personalised blood vessel testing kit could unravel causes and treatments for heart attack, stroke and vascular dementia, find scientists. more
Rutgers expert shares holiday tips for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Family caregivers and people with dementia or Alzheimer's disease are at risk for increased stress during the holidays – but... more
Drug used to treat Parkinson’s shows potential as a dementia treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Drug used to treat hallucinations and delusions in Parkinson's shows promise as treatment for dementia-related psychosis (DRP). more
Drug can curb dementia’s delusions, researchers find  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A study found that the drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson's patients did the same for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia more
UC study highlights benefits of art intervention for people with dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
University of Canberra researchers have shown that art gallery programs can improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia - and they've backed it up by... more
How micro-doses of nature help our health and climate  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Cities around the world are facing major challenges. Industrialised nations are experiencing epidemics of chronic diseases like diabetes, cardio-vascular disease and dementia, and it would be all too easy to... more
Extra virgin olive oil may protect against various dementias  MNT · 3 weeks
A new study in mice finds that extra virgin olive oil prevents the toxic accumulation of tau protein in the brain and keeps memory intact. more
Medical News Today: Extra virgin olive oil may protect against various dementias  MNT · 3 weeks
A new study in mice finds that extra virgin olive oil prevents the toxic accumulation of tau protein in the brain and keeps memory... more
Psychological well-being at 52 years prospectively associated with cognitive function at 69 years  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
People around the world are living longer, and dementia has consequently become recognized as a public health priority in many countries. more
Piracetam - an unapproved drug, found in brain supplements  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The market is flooded by supplements that claim to boost brain power and stave off dementia. Some of these supplements may not be harmless finds a study. These supplements have... more
Skiing associated with reduced risk of vascular dementia but not Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Half as many diagnosed with depression, a delayed manifestation of Parkinson's, a reduced risk of developing vascular dementia - but not Alzheimer's. more
Aerobic exercise and heart-healthy diet may slow cognitive decline in older adults with CIND  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Cognitive impairment without dementia (CIND), or mild cognitive impairment, is a condition that affects your memory and may put you... more
Skiers have lower incidence of depression and vascular dementia -- but not Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Half as many diagnosed with depression, a delayed manifestation of Parkinson's, a reduced risk of developing vascular dementia -- but not Alzheimer's.... more
Cutting neurodegeneration associated with dementia, in animal models  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Korean research team made up of Dr. Hyung-Jun Kim and Shinrye Lee of KBRI, and professor Kiyoung Kim of Soonchunhyang University, found a new molecular mechanism of suppressing neuronal toxicity associateded dementia... more
Research reveals no link between statins and memory loss  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Over 6 years, researchers evaluated the cognitive effects of statins in elderly consumers, revealing no negative impact and potential protective effects in those at risk of dementia. more
Dementia risk perception vis-a-vis actual action among Americans  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A study has shown that one in two Americans between age 50 and 64 years is aware of the risk of development of dementia with age but only 5 percent are actually... more
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