Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Risk of Alzheimer's dementia may be predicted with help of new tool

Using demographic information, brain imaging test results and genetic biomarkers, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed an algorithm that can help provide people who volunteer ...


Asia and Africa have an aging burden similar to the West

In a study at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center researchers have devised a new metric, the "Health-Adjusted Dependency Ratio" (HADR) as an alternative to the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Conspiracy theories and cognitive biases in the COVID-19 pandemic

Conspiracy theories appear to be increasing in popularity as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. But to what extent do people really agree with them, and what is the association with cognitive biases? A research team from the ...

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