News tagged with decline
Rapid hearing loss in both ears may be a symptom of the rare but always-fatal Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and should be considered a reason for clinicians to test for the disorder.
Neuroscience Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A study by researchers at King's College London highlights a link between lifelong exercise and improved brain function in later life.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 4 |
One of the scariest parts of bypass surgery—having your heart stopped and going on a heart-lung machine while doctors fix your clogged arteries—is safe even in the elderly and doesn't cause mental decline as many people ...
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The pharmaceutical industry has pulled back on marketing to physicians and consumers, yet some enduring patterns persist. According to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, ...
Medications Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers show that in some cases, what looks like Lyme could be completely different illness transmitted by same bug
Under the microscope, Sam Telford surveyed the tiny, spiral bacteria floating in spinal fluid taken from an 80-year-old woman. They looked very similar to the spirochete bacteria that can cause Lyme disease. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 04, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
By studying the molecular mechanism of food nutrients from a Mediterranean diet in an elderly population, scientists hope to help countering their physical and mental decline.
Health Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have identified a possible treatment window of several years for plaques in the brain that are thought to cause memory loss in diseases such as Alzheimer's. The Mayo Clinic study is published in the Feb. 27 online ...
Neuroscience Feb 27, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in Scotland and Germany have discovered a molecular mechanism that shows promise for developing a cure for Huntington's Disease (HD).
Neuroscience Feb 27, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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 |
Accelerated biological aging, seen in women with Alzheimer's risk factor, blocked by hormone therapy
Healthy menopausal women carrying a well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease showed measurable signs of accelerated biological aging, a new study has found.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health are moving closer to a significant milepost in the battle against Alzheimer's disease: identifying the first signs of decline in the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Vascular brain injury from conditions such as high blood pressure and stroke are greater risk factors for cognitive impairment among non-demented older people than is the deposition of the amyloid plaques in the brain that ...
Neuroscience Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cognitive decline in old age is linked to decreasing production of new neurons. Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center have discovered in mice that significantly more neurons are generated in the ...
Medical research Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A team of researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College has discovered that amyloid peptides are harmful to the blood vessels that supply the brain with blood in Alzheimer's disease—thus accelerating cognitive decline by ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 04, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of Florida have performed deep brain stimulation on a patient with Alzheimer's disease as part of a clinical trial studying whether the treatment can slow progression of the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |