Dementia
Researcher conducts study to investigate peripheral blood markers of Alzheimer's disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Β-amyloid formation, an indicative element of Alzheimer's disease, is a consequence of alternative expression of enzymes involved in the cleavage of amyloid precursor protein, leading to... more
Swedish scientists explore direct association of dementia and ischemic stroke deaths  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A great number of studies have consistently scrutinized the relation between dementia and stroke, with a multiple fold increase in the risk factor for death. more
Study uncovers new genetic clues to frontotemporal dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Unlike the more common Alzheimer's disease, frontotemporal dementia tends to afflict young people. It accounts for an estimated 20 percent of all cases of early-onset dementia. more
When should dementia patients stop driving? A new guidance for clinicians  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
New guidance on when people living with dementia should stop driving has been published to support doctors and other health care professionals. more
Two Compounds in Coffee May Combat Parkinson’s Disease and Lewy Body Dementia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder that can lead to shaking, stiffness and difficulty with walking, balance and coordination. Dementia with Lewy bodies, one... more
Puzzles do not keep dementia away finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Contrary to popular belief doing crossword puzzles and Sudoku puzzles on a regular basis cannot keep dementia away finds a new study. The study appears in the latest issue of the journal... more
Single tau molecule holds clues to help diagnose neurodegeneration in its earliest stages  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Scientists who recently identified the molecular start of Alzheimer's disease have used that finding to determine that it should be possible to... more
Study finds 117% increase in number of dementia sufferers in 26 years  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
An international group of collaborating scientists that includes HSE Professor Vasily Vlasov has analyzed data from 195 countries on the spread of Alzheimer's disease... more
New discoveries predict ability to forecast dementia from single molecule  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Scientists who recently identified the molecular start of Alzheimer's disease have used that finding to determine that it should be possible to forecast which type of dementia will... more
Researchers identify potential diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine have identified in live human brains new radioactive “tracer” molecules that bind to and “light up” tau tangles, a protein associated with a number of neurodegenerative diseases... more
Caffeine plus another compound in coffee may fight Parkinson’s disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Rutgers scientists have found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia - two progressive and currently incurable... more
Two compounds in coffee may team up to fight Parkinson's  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Scientists have found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson's disease and Lewy body dementia -- two progressive and currently incurable diseases... more
Promising diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Researchers have identified in live human brains new radioactive 'tracer' molecules that bind to and 'light up' tau tangles, a protein associated with a number of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's disease and other related dementias. more
Chopping unlocks new function in protein linked to dementia  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists have uncovered an unexpected new role for a protein that may underlie rare diseases. more
Dementia: Gene study boosts search for treatment  MNT · 2 weeks
Using an innovative analytical approach, researchers pinpointed genes that play an important role in the protein buildup associated with dementia. more
Medical News Today: Dementia: Gene study boosts search for treatment  MNT · 2 weeks
Using an innovative analytical approach, researchers pinpointed genes that play an important role in the protein buildup associated with dementia. more
Neuroscientists pinpoint genes tied to dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A research team has identified genetic processes involved in the neurodegeneration that occurs in dementia -- an important step on the path toward developing therapies that could slow or halt the course of the disease. more
Researchers uncover genes that lead to excessive tau in dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers have identified two major groups of genes involved in the mutations that lead to excess production of tau, a protein involved in dementia. more
Medical News Today: Gun ownership and dementia: A growing concern  MNT · 3 weeks
As the older population of the United States grows, the prevalence of dementia also rises. A new paper discusses dementia and gun ownership. more
Medical News Today: Lung disease may increase dementia risk  MNT · 3 weeks
New research uncovers another potential risk factor for dementia and, more generally, for cognitive impairment, namely having a lung disease in midlife. more
Lung disease may increase dementia risk  MNT · 3 weeks
New research uncovers another potential risk factor for dementia and, more generally, for cognitive impairment, namely having a lung disease in midlife. more
Middle-aged adults with lung disease may have greater risk of dementia later in life  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Middle-aged adults with lung disease may be at greater risk of developing dementia or cognitive impairment later in life, according... more
Few laws to address growing issue of elderly gun owners with dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers report that 27 percent of people 65 and older own one or more firearms, and 37 percent live in a home with a... more
Cutting the legs off cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Melanoma skin cancer tumors grow larger and are more likely to metastasize due to interactions between a pair of molecules, according to experiments in mice and human cells. The results may restore the potential for a type of... more
Slowed brainwaves linked to early signs of brain cells going haywire due to dementia  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
To turn back the clock on Alzheimer's disease, many researchers are seeking ways to effectively diagnose the neurodegenerative disorder earlier.... more
Music intervention shows promising results in individuals with dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
In a Geriatrics & Gerontology International study of 51 individuals living with dementia who attended community-based adult day health centers, behavioral observations of a music intervention showed a positive change... more
MRI scans may help predict dementia risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
One day, MRI brain scans may help predict whether older people will develop dementia, new research suggests. more
Improving dementia treatment and staff training in care homes saves thousands of pounds per year  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Improving staff training in care homes and reducing reliance on harmful medications saves thousands of pounds per year,... more
International experts to discuss strategies to maintain spatial orientation in old age  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The sense of direction is one of the most important human abilities. From 27 to 29 November 2018, about 70 experts from Europe, Canada... more
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