Journal of Alzheimer's Disease

The Journal of Alzheimer's Disease is an international multidisciplinary journal to facilitate progress in understanding the etiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetics, behavior, treatment and psychology of Alzheimer's disease. The journal publishes research reports, reviews, short communications, hypotheses, ethics reviews, book reviews, and letters-to-the-editor. The journal is dedicated to providing an open forum for original research that will expedite our fundamental understanding of Alzheimer's disease.

Publisher
IOS Press
History
1998-present
Website
http://www.j-alz.com/
Impact factor
3.920 (2016)

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Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Older people with early, asymptomatic Alzheimer's at risk of falls

Falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries in older adults, causing more than 800,000 hospitalizations and about 30,000 deaths in the U.S. every year. Some risk factors are well-known—advanced age, problems with vision ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Alzheimer's burden greater in rural Appalachia, study finds

Alzheimer's disease is more common in rural Appalachian Ohio communities than in other rural areas in the state—raising concerns about access to early, specialized care in a region where many residents face struggles getting ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Estrogen replacement may protect against Alzheimer's disease in women

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common neurodegenerative disease and the leading cause of dementia. It affects more women than men. A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicates that factors such ...

Neuroscience

Three stages to COVID-19 brain damage identified by neurologists

The Journal of Alzheimer's Disease has just published a paper with a comprehensive review of the COVID-19's effect on the nervous system which classifies brain damage caused by COVID-19 into three stages. One of the authors, ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Exercise improves memory, boosts blood flow to brain

Scientists have collected plenty of evidence linking exercise to brain health, with some research suggesting fitness may even improve memory. But what happens during exercise to trigger these benefits? New UT Southwestern ...

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