Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Study finds Alzheimer's manifests differently in Hispanics

Certain symptoms associated with the development of Alzheimer's disease, including agitation and depression, affect Hispanics more frequently and severely than other ethnicities. The findings, published in the Journal of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Glycerol phenylbutyrate reduces hepatic encephalopathy events

Phase 2 trial results published in the March issue of Hepatology, a journal of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, suggests the potential for Glycerol Phenylbutyrate (GPB) to reduce hepatic encephalopathy ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chronic fatigue syndrome—a system under stress

Australian researchers have discovered for the first time that reduced heart rate variability – or changes in heart beat timing – best predicts cognitive disturbances, such as concentration difficulties commonly reported ...

Neuroscience

Fragile X syndrome can be reversed in adult mouse brain

A recent study finds that a new compound reverses many of the major symptoms associated with Fragile X syndrome (FXS), the most common form of inherited intellectual disability and a leading cause of autism. The paper, published ...

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