Medical research

Team develops behavioral test to detect early risk of Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative condition that damages a person's ability to think, remember, and perform basic functions. According to the National Institutes of Health, Alzheimer's affects more than 6 million ...

Medical research

Can the brain recover after boxers and MMA fighters stop fighting?

Boxers and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters may see some recovery in their thinking and memory skills as well as brain structure after they stop fighting, according to a new study published in the September 14, 2022, online ...

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 ...

Neuroscience

Molecular imaging uncovers effects of COVID-19 on the brain

A significant number of COVID-19 neurological complications— such as fatigue, headache, and cognitive impairment—are ultimately reversible, according to new research summarized by the Journal of Nuclear Medicine. The ...

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