Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New molecule reverses Alzheimer's-like memory decline

A drug candidate developed by Salk researchers, and previously shown to slow aging in brain cells, successfully reversed memory loss in a mouse model of inherited Alzheimer's disease. The new research, published online in ...

Neuroscience

Eye-tracking tech helps aged care assessment

Memory loss among older Australians is on the rise as the Baby Boomer generation enters retirement—but a new technique tested by Flinders University researchers that investigates cognitive skills through eye-tracking technology ...

Medical research

Memory loss reversed or abated in those with cognitive decline

Cognitive decline is a major concern of the aging population. Already, Alzheimer's disease affects approximately 5.4 million Americans and 30 million people globally. Without effective prevention and treatment, the prospects ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Certain personality traits may affect risk of 'pre-dementia'

A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society examined five personality traits—neuroticism, extraversion, conscientiousness, agreeableness, and openness—and their links to pre-dementia conditions ...

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