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Drugs found to prevent and treat Alzheimer's in mice May 22, 10:10 am
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A class of pharmaceuticals can both prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease in mice, researchers at USC have found.
Molecular trigger for onset of Alzheimer's pinpointed May 21, 2:41 pm
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists at Cambridge's Department of Chemistry have been able to map in detail the pathway that generates "aberrant" forms of proteins, which are at the root of neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's disease.
Mediterranean diet may help boost ageing brain power May 21, 10:40 am
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A Mediterranean diet with added extra virgin olive oil or mixed nuts seems to improve the brain power of older people better than advising them to follow a low-fat diet, according to a new research.
Sleep apnea in seniors linked to Alzheimer's May 20, 1:25 pm
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new NYU study looking at sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and markers for Alzheimer's disease (AD) risk in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and neuroimaging has supported the growing body of research linking the two.
Brain ultrasound improves mood May 19, 1:32 pm
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Transcranial ultrasound stimulation (TUS) has shown promise in improving mental states in people suffering from chronic pain.
Brain rewires itself after damage or injury May 16, 10:03 am
Washington, May 16 (ANI): When the brain's primary "learning center" is damaged, complex new neural circuits arise to compensate for the lost function.
Alzheimer's could be predicted years before symptoms develop May 15, 1:42 pm
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Many of the biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease that could potentially predict which patients will develop the disorder later in life have already been identified.
Obesity may increase risk of dementia May 12, 3:00 pm
London, May 12 (ANI): The increase in waistlines could fuel a big rise in the number of people with dementia in the future, researchers have warned.
'Lab-created' human brain cells grow in mice May 5, 1:28 pm
Washington, May 5 (ANI): UC San Francisco researchers have discovered that a key type of human brain cell developed in the laboratory grows seamlessly when transplanted into the brains of mice.
New blood test could predict Alzheimer's risk May 1, 11:30 am
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): Scientists in Australia are working on a blood test that could lead to routine screening for Alzheimer's disease.
Blocking protein in brain may halt Alzheimer's process Apr 26, 2:50 pm
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a potential strategy for developing treatments to stem the disease process in Alzheimer's disease.
Human stem cells help restore memory, learning in mice Apr 22, 11:44 am
Washington, April 22 (ANI): In a study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, human embryonic stem cells have for the first time been transformed into nerve cells that helped mice regain the ability to learn and remember.
Eating berries may help protect against mental decline Apr 22, 10:45 am
Washington, April 22 (ANI): A new study has found that berries seem to promote autophagy, the brain's natural housekeeping mechanism, thereby reducing the toxic accumulation.
Good diet and exercise may help stave off dementia Apr 21, 10:02 am
London, April 21 (ANI): Living a healthy lifestyle not only protect against heart disease and stroke, it also helps keep Alzheimer's at bay, according to a new research.
London, April 19 (ANI): A Tel Aviv University study has revealed the missing link between brain patterns and Alzheimer's disease.
Memory loss reversed in animal brain cells Apr 18, 11:50 am
Washington, April 18 (ANI): Using sea snail nerve cells, neuroscientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) reversed memory loss by determining when the cells were primed for learning.
Junk DNA may be behind devastating neurological diseases Apr 16, 11:03 am
Washington, April 16 (ANI): UC San Francisco scientists have revealed that specific DNA once dismissed as junk plays an important role in brain development and might be involved in several devastating neurological diseases.
How 'bad cholesterol' ups risk of Alzheimer's and heart disease Apr 16, 10:30 am
Washington, April 16 (ANI): High levels of blood cholesterol increase the risk of both Alzheimer's disease and heart disease, but it has been unclear exactly how cholesterol damages the brain to promote Alzheimer's disease and blood vessels to promote atherosclerosis.
Brain damage in Alzheimer's linked to overactivation of enzyme Apr 15, 12:22 pm
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have unravelled one of the major toxic mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease.
How cocoa polyphenols fight against Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Apr 14, 12:05 pm
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A new study has shed light on neuroprotective effects of cocoa polyphenols, which may have important implications for prevention of cognitive impairment in elderly and in neurodegenerative diseases in counteracting disease's progression.
Doing a crossword regularly could help prevent Alzheimer's Apr 12, 2:10 pm
London, April 12 (ANI): Playing online puzzles like crosswords and wordsearch could help your brain stay active and reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer's disease, scientists say.
New brain-imaging tool helps identify cognitive decline early Apr 7, 11:42 am
Washington, April 7 (ANI): UCLA researchers have developed a new brain-imaging tool to help identify signs of cognitive decline early on in individuals who don't yet show symptoms of dementia.
Hunger feelings may help combat Alzheimer's Apr 7, 10:01 am
Washington, April 7 (ANI): The sensation of hunger itself may protect against Alzheimer's disease, a new study on mice has suggested.
Second pathway through which Alzheimer's develops identified Apr 5, 11:02 am
Washington, April 5 (ANI): A new set of genetic markers for Alzheimer's that point to a second pathway through which the disease develops has been identified by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Washington, Apr. 3 (ANI): The Obama administration is set to announce a 100 million dollars effort to map the human brain in hopes of discovering new ways to treat Alzheimer's, epilepsy and other brain injuries and diseases.
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