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Resveratrol, a substance found in red grapes and red wine, may have the potential to protect against hearing and cognitive decline, according to a published laboratory study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Medical research Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Nearly 200 researchers recently met in Dallas to share important new findings and map strategies for identifying age-related dementias as early as possible.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Families who have lived with Alzheimer's disease share their personal stories and proclaim "Now Is the Moment" to end this life-shattering disease, in a moving set of public service announcements (PSAs).
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 14, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Defying the widely held belief that a specific gene is the biggest risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, two Cornell developmental psychologists and their colleagues report that people with that gene are more ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Research that aims to rid dementia sufferers' brains of toxins could lead to a new treatment that reverses the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in the future.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cardiac disease is associated with increased risk of mild cognitive impairment such as problems with language, thinking and judgment—particularly among women with heart disease, a Mayo Clinic study shows. Known as nonamnestic ...
Neuroscience Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Only recently has it become possible to create high-quality images of the brain plaques characteristic of Alzheimer's disease in living people through positron emission tomography (PET). Even so, questions remain about what ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of late-life dementia. The disorder is thought to be caused by a protein known as amyloid-beta, or Abeta, which clumps together in the brain, forming plaques ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The amount of amyloid β (Aβ) in the brains of people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is contributing to early memory loss, and increases with severity of symptoms, finds a study in BioMed Central's ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The patient turned 40 over the summer and was already having symptoms that made her neurologist wonder whether she had Alzheimer's disease, the deadly, mind-killing dementia that usually attacks far older people.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Belgium is considering a significant change to its decade-old euthanasia law that would allow minors and Alzheimer's sufferers to seek permission to die.
Health Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research led by Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry suggests that the cognitive test used in Alzheimer's drug trials is flawed.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Eli Lilly's experimental Alzheimer's drug has flashed potential to help with mild cases of the disease, but patients and doctors will have to wait a few more years to learn whether regulators will allow the drugmaker to sell ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a drug intended for diabetes appears to restore memory in Alzheimer's brain cells.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Despite researchers' best efforts, no drug exists that can slow, halt or reverse the onslaught of Alzheimer's disease. A progressive and fatal neurodegenerative disorder, Alzheimer's has stolen the memories and livelihoods ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |