Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Is that a persistent cold, bad allergies or long COVID?

Some people infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can have symptoms of the illness lasting years. The syndrome is called long COVID, post-COVID conditions, or postacute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC).

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 ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

How much memory loss is normal with aging?

You've driven home from work along the same route for the past five years. But lately, you've been stopping at the same intersection, struggling to remember if you need to turn left or right.


Alzheimer's disease can be diagnosed before symptoms emerge

A large study led by Lund University in Sweden has shown that people with Alzheimer's disease can now be identified before they experience any symptoms. It is now also possible to predict who will deteriorate within the next ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Can music help someone with Alzheimer's disease?

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to waste away and die. Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, which is a term used to describe a group of symptoms that affect memory, ...

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