27 January 2010
Kansas City, Kansas – The importance of maintaining muscle mass and bone density for the elderly is becoming more clear, say researchers at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC).
24 January 2010
Women experiencing an early onset of menopause could develop dementia at a younger age. Research by Tonnie Coppus of Erasmus MC has indicated this. She studied women with Down Syndrome, who are known to have an early onset of menopause.
5 January 2010
Tampa, Florida – The millions of people who spend hours every day on a cell phone, may have a new excuse for yakking.
22 November 2009
Polyphenols and polyunsaturated fatty acids boost the birth of new neurons: New study in mice by UAB researchers confirm
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) researchers have confirmed that a diet rich in polyphenols and polyunsaturated fatty acids, patented as an LMN diet, helps boost the production of the brain's stem cells and strengthens their differentiation in different types of neuron cells.
16 November 2009
Amsterdam – Brain imaging can offer a window into risk for diseases such as Alzheimer's disease (AD).
9 November 2009
While too much amyloid beta protein in the brain is linked to the development of Alzheimer’s disease, not enough of the protein in healthy brains can cause learning problems and forgetfulness, Saint Louis University scientists have found. The finding could lead to better medications to treat Alzheimer’s disease.
31 October 2009
Researchers at VA Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington published an article today in JAD showing a promising connection between insulin and increased memory in persons with Alzheimer’s disease or at risk of developing the disease.
19 October 2009
Amsterdam – Elderly people exhibiting memory disturbances that do not affect their normal, daily life suffer from a condition called “mild cognitive impairment” (MCI).
8 September 2009
High fruit and vegetable intake positively correlated with antioxidant status and cognitive performance in healthy subjects
Amsterdam – Researchers at the Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I of the Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany, investigated the relationship between fruit and vegetable intake, plasma antioxidant micronutrient status and cognitive performan
7 September 2009
A Drug Belonging to a Class of Compounds Now Used to Treat Cancer May Improve Memory in Alzheimer's Patients
New York - A drug belonging to a class of compounds now used to treat cancer may also be able to restore memory deficits in patients with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study conducted by scientists at Columbia University Medical Center, which appeared in