News tagged with decline
A review of published research has found no evidence that drugs, herbal products or vitamin supplements help prevent cognitive decline in healthy older adults.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Cognitive training exercises—or mental exercise—may help prevent cognitive decline in healthy older adults, while evidence for the benefits of pharmacologic substances and exercise is weak, outlines a review published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The plaque deposits in the brain of Alzheimer's patients are surrounded by the brain's own immune cells, the microglia. This was already recognized by Alois Alzheimer more than one hundred years ago. But ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Improving neurone production in elderly persons presenting with a decline in cognition is a major challenge facing an ageing society and the emergence of neuro-degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's disease. INSERM and ...
Medical research Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The monetary cost of dementia in the United States ranges from $157 billion to $215 billion annually, making the disease more costly to the nation than either heart disease or cancer, according to a new RAND Corporation study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
UCLA researchers have used a brain-imaging tool and stroke risk assessment to identify signs of cognitive decline early on in individuals who don't yet show symptoms of dementia.
Neuroscience Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The feeling of hunger itself may protect against Alzheimer's disease, according to study published today in the journal PLOS ONE. Interestingly, the results of this study in mice suggest that mild hunger ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Risk prediction tools that estimate future risk of heart disease and stroke may be more useful predictors of future decline in cognitive abilities, or memory and thinking, than a dementia risk score, according to a new study ...
Neuroscience Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from the RIKEN Brain Science Institute report that they successfully used a virus vector to restore the expression of a brain protein and improve cognitive functions, in a mouse model of Alzheimer's ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women who abruptly and prematurely lose estrogen from surgical menopause have a two-fold increase in cognitive decline and dementia.
Neuroscience Mar 28, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—One in four elderly people with mild cognitive impairment – a precursor to dementia – naturally 'reverts' to normal cognition, research from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 28, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have shown they can predict impending cognitive decline using a sensitive behavioral task up to three years in advance of clinical evidence. Until now, it has not been possible to reliably differentiate ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Infectious burden, a composite serologic measure of exposure to common pathogens, is associated with worse cognition, according to a study published in the March 26 issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Struggling drug company AstraZeneca outlined a major restructuring of its business on Thursday, including some 2,300 job cuts worldwide as it overhauls its research operations.
Medications Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at UC San Francisco have discovered how memory recall is linked to decision-making in rats, showing that measurable activity in one part of the brain occurs when rats in a maze are playing out memories that help ...
Neuroscience Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |