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Amyloid-β — a reflection of risk or a preclinical marker?

Altmetric: 15<p>More detail<p>News & Views<p>ALZHEIMER DISEASE<p>Clifford R. Jack Jr ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-7916-622X &<br>• Prashanthi Vemuri<p>Alzheimer's …

Google Scholar

News Assistance with Open Access Publishing for Authors

<i>By Karen Gutzman, Research and Impact Librarian</i><p>Open access (OA) publishing can present a myriad of options and challenges to authors. Though many …

Neuroscience

Young Americans are the loneliest, surprising study from Cigna shows

Young people are far more likely than senior citizens to report being lonely and in poor health, a surprising survey of 20,000 Americans released Tuesday shows.<p>The overall national loneliness score was alarmingly high at 44 on a 20-to-80 scale, but the prevalence of social isolation among those …

Psychology

Dementia Gone, Memory Back

Recently, an 82-year-old woman who suffered from dementia, who couldn’t recognize her own son has miraculously got her memory back after changing her …

Alzheimer's Disease

Report Offers Hope, Outlines 537 New Drugs In Development For Neurological Disorders

A report released this week by some of the nation’s leading biopharmaceutical research companies says 537 medicines are currently being developed for the nearly 100 million Americans who are affected by neurological disorders. The list, compiled by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of …

Alzheimer's Disease

12 Popular Facts About the Brain That Aren’t Actually True

You only use 10 percent of your brain. Your memory declines with age. Alcohol kills brain cells. These and other myths, debunked<p>"This is a brain myth …

The Brain

16 Foods to Eat on a Ketogenic Diet to Lose Weight Tremendously

The ketogenic diet has become quite popular recently.<p>Studies have found that this very low-carb, high-fat diet is effective for weight loss, diabetes …

Nutrition

Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many older adults know that long-term use of certain medications can negatively affect cognition and increase one's risk of dementia.<p>But a new study suggests that some classes of anticholinergic drugs -- particularly those used to treat depression, Parkinson's and urinary incontinence -- …

Dementia

Can Being Fit Prevent or Delay Dementia?

A recent study indicated that fit women often develop dementia an average of 11 years later, if at all, than women who are moderately fit.<p>If you need …

You Don't Need To Worry About Aluminium In Your Deodorant

There's a whole market for aluminium-free deodorants. They're marketed as natural or vaguely better for you. But hold up a sec: why are you avoiding …

The humble mushroom is the newest superfood

Mushrooms are often considered only for their culinary use because they are packed with flavor-enhancers and have gourmet appeal. That is probably why they are the second most popular pizza topping, next to pepperoni.<p>In the past, food scientists like me often praised mushrooms as healthy because of …

Holistic Medicine

Is ‘friendly fire’ in the brain provoking Alzheimer’s disease?

NEWS FEATURE<p>Scientists want to combat dementia and neurodegeneration by keeping the brain’s immune system from going rogue.<p>Alison Abbott<p>Search for …

The foods that might help with dementia

<b>A man has told of how he "got his mum back" after a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, in part, by getting her to follow a diet high in berries and leafy green vegetables.</b><p>But how realistic is it that dementia can be tackled through diet?<p>The bulk of the research had been on the preventative side …

Alzheimer's Disease

Can intermittent fasting help delay the symptoms of Alzheimer’s?

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 4:42<p>November 3rd, 2017<p>As our Brain Power TODAY series continues, special correspondent Maria Shriver looks at the trend toward intermittent fasting – dramatically reducing how much you eat for short periods of time. Some believe it may …

Scientists study brains of people whose memory stays strong into old age

It’s pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, so scientists are peeking into the brains of“superagers” who do to uncover their secret.<p>The work is the flip side of the disappointing hunt for new drugs to fight or prevent …

The Brain

Reflections of a dementia specialist: I want to stop working before I embarrass myself

My wife says that I love my work too much to ever retire. Perhaps she is right. However, my experiences as a neurologist and clinical director of an Alzheimer center have led me to think a lot about the circumstances under which it would be wise to move on. In fact, having reached my 60s — thereby …

Cognitive Impairment

4 "Genius Foods" That Make You Smarter, Happier, and More Productive

Max Lugavere has always been interested in nutrition, but it wasn't until his mother started showing the early signs of dementia that he started …

"Incredibly Impressive"

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar met April 6, 2018, with University of Minnesota Medical School Alzheimer’s researchers and saw first-hand some of the …

Fight Alzheimer’s

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>Beets have been shown to fight inflammation, lower blood pressure1,2 and aid detoxification. Studies also suggest they can help lower …

Early diagnosis and intervention can make all the difference in Parkinson’s disease

You notice a stiffness to your walk, a softness or slowness creeping into your speech. Maybe you have chronic constipation that you can't explain or vivid dreams that literally jerk you out of sleep.<p>Something is happening, something that you can't name and that you don't want to address. For more …

Could Too Much Sitting Make Your Brain Thinner?

Sitting too much isn’t supposed to make you thin, right? Well, it may depend on what part of your body you are talking about, according to a study recently published in <i>PLOS ONE</i>. And thinner is not always better.<p>For the study, a team of researchers from UCLA and the University of Adelaide studied 35 …

Temporal

Neuroscience: Sitting at Your Desk All Day May Raise Your Risk of Alzheimer's and Dementia

Unfortunately, for many of us our jobs require us to do a lot of sitting. Turns out that's not so great.<p>We all know that sitting in a chair in our office all day -- staring at a computer screen -- is not conducive to our good health. In fact, scientists have already found that sitting for long …

Former CIA director: Trump presidency is a 'kakistocracy'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former CIA Director John Brennan tweeted Friday that President Donald Trump's administration is a failing "kakistocracy," causing a dramatic increase in online look-ups of the rarely used word.<p>"Your kakistocracy is collapsing after its lamentable journey," Brennan tweeted. "As the greatest …

Donald Trump

How the brain's 'immune memory' may lead to Alzheimer's

A new study shows that microglia, which are the immune cells of the central nervous system, can "remember" inflammation. This "memory" influences how …

Scientists Have Uncovered The Atomic Structure of a Key Alzheimer's Protein For The First Time

This is huge.<p>For the first time, scientists have revealed the chemical structure of one of the key markers of Alzheimer's disease, capturing …

Lifestyle changes, not a magic pill, can reverse Alzheimer's

Last summer, a research group from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) quietly published the results of a new approach in the treatment …

Alzheimer's Disease

Bill Gates' newest mission: Curing Alzheimer's

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's one of the holy grails of science: a cure for Alzheimer's. Currently, there is no treatment to stop the disease, let alone slow its progression. And billionaire Bill Gates thinks he will change that.<p>"I believe there is a solution," he told me without hesitation.<p>"Any type of treatment …

Dementia

Dementia: Unprecedented detail of brain damage revealed

Using extremely powerful cutting-edge technology, a new study shows in great detail how dementia with Lewy bodies affects synapses, the important …

Dementia

Major Cause of Dementia Discovered

A build up of urea in the brain to toxic levels may cause brain damage, eventually leading to dementia, a new study reports.

Neuroscience