Alzheimer's disease & dementia

AI detects rare forms of dementia

Researchers at MPI CBS and University of Leipzig Medical Center have used new artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning techniques to detect rare forms of dementia on MRI images. In their study, the researchers show ...

Medications

Alzheimer's drug trial shows 'evidence of sustained improvement'

Almost four decades ago the University of Aberdeen's Chair in Mental Health (Clinical), Professor Claude Wischik, made a breakthrough in discovering that the neurofibrillary "tangles" associated with Alzheimer's disease were ...

Neuroscience

Migraine tied to lower cognitive, language function

Cognitive function and language function are lower in individuals with migraine versus those without, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online July 26 in The Journal of Headache and Pain.

Neuroscience

Q&A: Memory loss

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mom is in her 80s, and I've noticed that her memory seems to be slipping. Sometimes she forgets a person's name or can't recall what she did the day before. Is it normal to have these types of lapses ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most British COVID-19 mourners suffer PTSD symptoms

More than eight out of 10 British people who are seeking support for having lost a loved one to COVID-19 reported alarming post traumatic stress disorder symptoms, new Curtin University-led research has found.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Is slowed walking a sign dementia is near?

If you're a senior and walking to the mailbox takes longer than it used to, new research suggests you might want to ask your doctor to check your thinking skills.

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