Study: Blood vessel damage could be an Alzheimer's driver

Blood vessel abnormalities in the eye are a major factor in the progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to research from Cedars-Sinai investigators published in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia. These changes correspond ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Researchers identify biomarker for diagnosing vascular dementia

Measuring a key blood molecule may help doctors diagnose whether or how much impaired blood flow to a patient's brain is contributing to dementia or cognitive problems, according to a new study led by a UCLA Health researcher.


Migraine drug shows promise in treatment of acute kidney injury

The drug lasmiditan, which is used to treat migraines, shows promise as a possible treatment for acute kidney injury, according to a new study from the University of Arizona. The findings are published ahead of print in the ...


New hope for first treatment for strokes linked to dementia

Two cheap and common drugs could be re-purposed as the first specific treatment for people who experience a type of stroke linked to nearly half of all dementias, according to the results of new research.

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