Aging Brain

Aging in cells reversed for first time. How long do you want to live for?

Just Now<p><i>Getty Images North America</i><p><b>For the first time, scientists have reversed the aging process in cells giving hope to millions of people worldwide</b> …

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Affects Men and Women Differently

More than 5.5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and two-thirds of them are women. Women also account for 60 percent of caregivers …

Dementia

6 things that can happen when you skip breakfast

Here's what you need to know about what happens to your body when you skip breakfast— especially if you're a repeat offender.

Wellness

Study shows that dancing slows ageing process

Everybody hopes to stay alert, mentally well and physically capable as they age. A new study suggests the key may be a little boogie.<p>Evidence is …

Humanity

Community Gerontology: A Framework for Research, Policy, and Practice on Communities and Aging | The Gerontologist

We introduce “community gerontology” as an area of research, policy, and practice that aims to advance understanding of communities as fundamental …

Neuroscience

Life Extension Objective of Eternal Trusts

As the Eternal Trusts platform begins to take real shape, now is the perfect time for us to take a closer look at some of the purposes that it will …

Technology (Ireland)

The Role of Hope, Compassion, and Uncertainty in Physicians’ Reluctance to Initiate Palliative Care

Abstract<p>This article addresses whether physicians’ close ties to their patients might play an unexamined role in their reluctance to initiate …

Bioethics

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries health benefits include improving cognitive function, treating urinary tract infection, preventing cancer, slowing aging process, …

Wellness

Degenerative eye diseases associated with Alzheimer's risk

A new study has found an interesting correlation between several degenerative eye diseases and the onset of Alzheimer's disease. No mechanism …

Alzheimer's Disease

Elderly patients on dialysis have a high risk of dementia

Study of more than 350,000 patients hints that end-stage kidney disease patients need better cognitive monitoring and dementia prevention …

Dementia

Exercise may be the best protection against aging that we have, according to new research

"Let's get physical" isn't just a catchy line from an Olivia Newton-John song — it's a health intervention.<p>Exercise is increasingly being recognized as the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have. Not only does regular movement appear to benefit our mind and body, but it also seems to protect …

Heart Rates

Education and Cognitive Aging: Accounting for Selection and Confounding in the Danish Registry-SHARE Data Linkage | American Journal of Epidemiology

Earlier studies report inconsistent associations between education and cognitive aging. We assess the association accounting for selective dropout …

Oxford University Press

Connectivity key to reducing depression among elderly Aussies

Led by Laureate Professor Rob Sanson-Fisher, the Targeted Call for Research will incorporate a randomised controlled trial of an online peer support …

Australian Universities

Pennington looking for older African Americans for dementia study

Scientists at LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center are recruiting participants for a study on dementia prevention in older African-Americans.<p>The …

African-American News

Elderly with high BMI at risk of cognitive decline: Study

london, Aug 2 (IANS) Being obese in older age may lead to poor brain health as higher waist-hip ratio was associated with reduced cognitive function, …

The Brain

Association between cognitive impairment and poor antihypertensive medication adherence in elderly hypertensive patients without dementia

Article |<p>Open | Published: 03 August 2018<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 8</b>, Article number: 11688 (2018) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Adherence to …

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influence of childhood intelligence, social class, education and social mobility on memory and memory decline in late life | Age and Ageing

In an observational longitudinal study of a sub-sample of the Aberdeen 1936 birth cohort, from age 62 to 77 years, we investigated childhood …

Oxford University Press

The Chicago School Psychologists Well Represented at APA Convention

CHICAGO, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- <b></b>The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) will be well represented at the 126th Annual American Psychological Association Convention from August 9th through August 12th in San Francisco. With a wide breadth of knowledge on all aspects of mental and …

Psychology

Artemis Fowl is back! A Q&A with Eoin Colfer

Artemis Fowl is <i>back</i> and Disney is all-in on the boy-genius criminal mastermind. There’s a movie in the works for summer 2019, and a set of brand new …

Women's News

A year in the life of Moorfields

Chief executive, David Probert, presented a “whistle-stop tour” of significant developments at Moorfields Eye Hospital during his AGM address.<p>Mr …

Optometry

"The Aging Brain" -- A Book on Preventing Dementia

1 hour ago<p>One of the major concerns of aging is dementia.<p>Psychiatrist, Dr. Timothy Jennings has written a book " The Aging Brain, Proven Steps To …

Aging

Longitudinal effects of aging on 18 F-FDG distribution in cognitively normal elderly individuals | Scientific Reports

Article |<p>Open | Published: 01 August 2018<p>Longitudinal effects of aging on F-FDG distribution in cognitively normal elderly individuals<p><i>Scientific</i> …

Neurology

First-of-its-kind clinical trial will use reprogrammed adult stem cells to treat Parkinson’s

Researchers in Japan today announced the launch of a clinical trial to treat Parkinson’s disease with neurological material derived from induced …

Neuroscience

More Evidence for Gut-Brain Link in Alzheimer's Disease

CHICAGO — New research provides more evidence that the gut microbiome may play a role in the etiology of Alzheimer's disease (AD).<p>The study found an …

Alzheimer's Disease

PhD candidate honoured for Alzheimer’s research

The Alzheimer Medal recognises Greg Kennedy’s examination of ways in which exercise may slow cognitive decline as we age.

Alzheimer's Disease

PUMPING IRONY: A Numbers Game

Amid news of a potential breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research, experts bemoan the daunting task of finding enough qualified patients to continue the …

Dementia

Commentary: People ready to retire later but preparing older workers will require more than reskilling

SINGAPORE: Perhaps you’ve noticed that top athletes are getting older.<p>We are seeing superstars in soccer, professional cycling, baseball, rugby and …

Angela Merkel

Cognitive Motor Training Combo Can Help Reverse Dementia Progress

Researchers have discovered that as little as half an hour of visually-guided movements a week can help slow and also reverse dementia progress. …

Dementia

Memory Loss: Why early intervention is key

What is life without memories? This devastating and frightening reality is one known too well by the over 5.7 million Americans affected with …

Dementia

Researchers find way to unblock aging brain vessels, improve memory

July 26 (UPI) -- By improving the function of brain vessels, researchers have found a way to control age-related memory loss and other …

Humanity