Dementia
Faulty ApoE4 gene increases risk for Alzheimer’s and for COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
It has not been clear whether dementia worsens the infection or if it has resulted from the patient's old age and the severity of care home outbreaks. Now,... more
Dementia gene raises risk of severe COVID-19  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Having a faulty gene linked to dementia doubles the risk of developing severe COVID-19, according to a large-scale study. more
Unique insight into development of the human brain: Model of the early embryonic brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Stem cell researchers have designed a model of an early embryonic brain. The model will increase our understanding of how... more
Genes associated with dementia doubles the risk of developing severe COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Having a faulty gene linked to dementia doubles the risk of developing severe COVID-19, according to a large-scale study. more
Unique insight into development of the human brain: Model of the early embryonic brain  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Stem cell researchers from the University of Copenhagen have designed a model of an early embryonic brain. The model will... more
Implantable biosensor operates without batteries  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have revealed their new biodegradable motion sensor -- paving the way for implanted nanotechnology that could help future sports professionals better monitor their movements to aid rapid improvements, or help caregivers remotely monitor people living with dementia. more
Blood pressure lowering reduces risk of developing dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Research has shown that lowering blood pressure by taking blood pressure medications reduces the risk of developing dementia and cognitive impairment by 7%. more
Implantable biosensor operates without batteries  nanowerk · 7 days
Researchers have revealed their new biodegradable motion sensor - paving the way for implanted nanotechnology that could help future sports professionals better monitor their movements to aid rapid improvements, or help caregivers remotely monitor people living with dementia. more
Lowering blood pressure reduces risk of developing dementia, research shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Research completed in NUI Galway has shown that lowering blood pressure by taking blood pressure medications reduces the risk of developing dementia and cognitive impairment by 7%. more
Implantable biosensor that operates without batteries  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Researchers from the University of Surrey have revealed their new biodegradable motion sensor—paving the way for implanted nanotechnology that could help future sports professionals better monitor their movements to aid rapid improvements, or help caregivers remotely... more
'Anti-ageing' protein shown to slow cell growth is key in longevity – new research  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Humans are living longer than ever before. But alongside these increases in life expectancy are an increase in the occurrence of age-related... more
MicroRNA: The 'junk' genetic material with huge potential to fight cancer and dementia  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Only 1.1% of the nearly 3 billion molecules that make up our genome actually provide genetic instructions. When scientists first worked out... more
Flavonoid-Rich Foods Reduce Risks of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Higher long-term dietary intakes of flavonoid-rich foods, such as berries, apples and tea, are associated with... more
Newly discovered mechanism can explain increased risk of dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Millions of people around the world use acid suppressants called proton pump inhibitors for conditions like heartburn, gastritis and stomach ulcers. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden now report that... more
Study shows how long-term use of acid suppressants could increase risk of dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Millions of people around the world use acid suppressants called proton pump inhibitors for conditions like heartburn, gastritis and stomach ulcers. Researchers... more
Study examines the link between flavenoid-rich foods and risk of Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Older adults who consumed small amounts of flavonoid-rich foods, such as berries, apples and tea, were two to four times more likely to develop... more
Study explores the impact of lockdown on older people with or without dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
It has long been known that disrupted sleep can increase the risk of dementia and anecdotal evidence suggests COVID-19 anxiety is having... more
More berries, apples and tea may have protective benefits against Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Older adults with low intake of foods and drinks containing flavonoids, such as berries, apples, and tea, were more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease and related... more
Scripps professor receives Research Program Award for advancing RNA-targeting medicines  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In recognition of his high-impact work advancing the field of RNA-targeting medicines, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health,... more
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