Neuroscience

The added burden of young onset Alzheimer's disease

People diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease at a younger age will experience faster symptom progression than their older counterparts, a new study has found, potentially causing their support systems to fall behind.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

LATE: A common but largely unknown cause of dementia

If dementia is a general term that means thinking and memory has deteriorated to the point that it interferes with day-to-day function, what are the top three disorders that cause dementia in older individuals?

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New computational model proposed for Alzheimer's disease

Mayo Clinic researchers have proposed a new model for mapping the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease to brain anatomy. This model was developed by applying machine learning to patient brain imaging data. It uses the entire function ...

Neuroscience

Do we really 'lose our filter' as we age?

Many of us will have experienced some unexpected honesty from the older people in our lives. Whether it's grandma telling you your outfit is unflattering or grandpa saying he doesn't like the meal you've prepared, we often ...

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