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
11 August 2009
Formal Education Lessens the Impact of Alzheimer's Disease - Even if Brain Volume is Already Reduced
Munich, Germany, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 11, 2009 – Researchers at the Department of Psychiatry, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, investigated the effects of formal education on the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
13 July 2009
Amsterdam, The Netherlands and San Antonio, TX, USA – International publisher IOS Press and the Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (JAD) are pleased to announce that once again there has been a significant increase in the Journal’s Impact Factor, from 4.081 t
8 July 2009
Pair of Studies Give Clues to How Disease Develops and May Be Treated