Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Partially sighted may be at higher risk of dementia

Older people with vision loss are significantly more likely to suffer mild cognitive impairment, which can be a precursor to dementia, according to a new study published in the journal Ageing Clinical and Experimental Research.

Oncology & Cancer

Maintaining body weight won't save colorectal cancer survivors

Colorectal cancer survivors who maintained a stable body weight but lost muscle and developed fatty deposits in their muscles faced a 40 percent higher risk of premature death than patients who avoided both health issues.

Neuroscience

Algorithms relate neural connections in mice with joint movements

In order to find a causal relationship between neural activity and physical activities, neuroscientists usually record animals' behavior and their brain activity in a controlled environment. Then they manually annotate the ...

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