Psychology & Psychiatry

Light therapy may improve symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

Light therapy leads to significant improvements in sleep and psycho-behavioral symptoms for patients with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study published in PLOS ONE by Qinghui Meng of Weifang Medical University, ...

Medical research

Study identifies a key protein for healthy aging

Life expectancy and healthy aging in mice can be determined by a protein present in some cells of the immune system, according to a study published in the journal Cell Reports. When this protein—known as the CD300f immune ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Food insecurity in seniors linked to increased risk for dementia

For older adults, food insecurity is associated with an increased risk for dementia with poorer memory function and faster memory decline, according to a study published online Nov. 21 in JAMA Network Open.


Smaller hippocampus linked to cognitive decline

With the rise of new drugs that can target the amyloid-beta plaques in the brain that are an early sign of Alzheimer's disease, new ways are needed to determine whether memory loss and thinking problems are due to Alzheimer's ...

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