Alzheimer\'s Research & Therapy

Neuroscience

Bilingualism acts as a cognitive reserve factor against dementia

The conclusions of a study carried out by Víctor Costumero, as the first author, Marco Calabria and Albert Costa (died in 2018), members of the Speech Production and Bilingualism (SPB) group at the Cognition and Brain Center ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

DNA vaccine protects against toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer's

A new DNA vaccine when delivered to the skin prompts an immune response that produces antibodies to protect against toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease - without triggering severe brain swelling that earlier ...

Health

The effects of drinking on the aging brain

Wisdom and grace come with age, but so do mental slowing and increased risk for dementia. As the elderly population continues to grow, preserving brain health to maintain independence and quality of life into older age is ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Would you take a free predictive test for Alzheimer's disease?

Three-quarters of people aged 65 and over in the US would take a test telling them they were going to develop Alzheimer's disease if such a test existed, according to research published in the open access journal Alzheimer's ...

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