Dementia

President Trump Reportedly Drinks 12 Diet Cokes a Day. Here’s What That Does to Your Body

TIME Health<p>For more, visit TIME Health.<p>A recent New York <i>Times</i> feature about a day in the life of President Donald Trump revealed that the commander …

Sugar

Want More Brain Energy? Try This Diet, Which Could Prevent Alzheimer's, Too

What doesn’t kill brain cells might make them stronger. The brain cells of mice who regularly fast may grow more than usual once they get food again, …

Alzheimer's Disease

There will be 1,400 people with dementia stranded in hospital this Christmas

<b>More than 1,400 dementia sufferers will be stranded in hospital on Christmas Day despite being well enough to go home, the Alzheimer’s Society …

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s is already a serious problem in the US — and numbers will double by 2060

The number of people at risk for Alzheimer’s disease is rapidly rising in the United States, and everyone — young and old — should pay attention.<p>More …

Neuroscience

Viewers help Talia Duff raise money for rare progressive disease clinical trial

Donations poured in after Talia's story was aired, raising the total to $124,000.

Playing Super Mario 64 Could Help Fight Off Alzheimer’s Disease

Somehow, deep down, we knew all those years of playing the greatest 3D platformer ever made (no, we don't mean <b>Super Mario Odyssey</b>, but that little …

Gaming

Man With Alzheimer's Goes Missing On Upper West Side, Police Say

A man from Clinton Hill in Brooklyn was last seen early Monday morning at an Upper West Side building.<p>UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — A man suffering from …

New York City

Opinion: How bankers and doctors can collaborate to detect ‘early warnings’ of Alzheimer’s

Banking and medicine have little in common. One is for creating and managing wealth, the other for managing health. Yet together they could help …

Alzheimer's Disease

New Breakthrough Drug Could Halt Huntington’s Disease

In a breakthrough study with an experimental drug[1], researchers at University College London successfully lowered levels of toxic proteins in the …

Alzheimer's Disease

Netflix Thinks Your Holiday Loneliness Is A Punchline

The other day someone in the Netflix PR department thought it would be a good idea to mock some of their own customers as part of the promotion for …

Conservative View

Rye Resident Appointed To Alzheimer's Advisory Board

Dr. Peter Davies is the director of the Litwin-Zucker Center for Alzheimer's Disease at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.<p>RYE, NY — The …

New York City

What to buy the hard-to-please creative with an opinion about everything

Perhaps the most difficult person to shop for on your list, this creative expects the extraordinary and would snub anything deemed – God forbid – …

Karl Lagerfeld

Major cause of dementia discovered in the brain

An international team of scientists have confirmed the discovery of a major cause of dementia, with important implications for possible treatment and …

Biology

Hearing loss could be an early sign of dementia

New research has shown an association between the two<p>Dementia can have a devastating effect on sufferers and their families, but scientists are still …

Hearing Loss

Parkinson's disease progression can be slowed with vigorous exercise, study shows

His friends noticed the tremor before he did. It started in his left hand, Geoffrey Rogers said, but before long the trembling affected his right too.<p>The cause, doctors found, was Parkinson’s disease.<p>At Rush University Medical Center, where Rogers, then 64, received a second opinion, the father of …

Psychology

Huge Breakthrough as Experimental Drug Is First-Ever to Suppress Huntington's Protein

It's being touted as a "game-changer".<p>The first human trial of an experimental drug designed to combat Huntington's disease has delivered a success …

Medicine

Brain-Wave Treatment for Alzheimer's Is Promising, but the First Human Subject Is Left Behind

Peg Gleason, who is 83 and lives in San Francisco, was the first to sign up for the initial human trial of an MIT-backed experimental treatment for …

Alzheimer's Disease

Targeting this protein could prevent Alzheimer's - Futurity

Carrying the APOE4 genetic variant means substantial risk of Alzheimer's. The protein APOE "could potentially be a real target for treatment or …

Alzheimer's Disease

21 Books Publishing and Publishing-Adjacent People Are Talking About at Parties

As the year comes to a close and best-of lists start making their appearances (see a very good example here and another very good one here), I got to …

Books

$70 million Alzheimer's grant funds new effort

Three physician-scientists, including a top San Diego-based Alzheimer's researcher, will get up to $70 million to accelerate clinical trials to find …

Alzheimer's Disease

Senate Begins Consideration of the Worst Gun Control in Over a Decade | Current Action Alerts

Will the GOP Become the “Gun Opposition Party”?<p><b>Please click on the Take Action button</b> and urge your Senators to oppose the Cornyn-Schumer bill (S. …

Gun Control

Statins may speed up the onset of Parkinson’s disease symptoms

Use of statins may speed up the onset of Parkinson’s disease symptoms in people who are susceptible to the disease, according to Penn State College …

Parkinson's Disease

How Eating Lots of Fat Can Make You Lose Weight Fast

“Low-carb and high fat” might be an odd mix of words at first glance. After all, we’ve been conditioned to think that all kinds of fat should be …

Nutrition

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Updated Brain Cell Map Connects Various Brain Diseases to Specific Cell Types, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: UCSD researchers have developed a single cell sequencing method that can map the cellular origin of a wide variety of neurological and …

Neuroscience

'You know that you’re gradually lessening': life with Huntington's

Huntington’s patient Peter Allen and his siblings – who also carry the gene – watched their mother and grandmother slowly die from the disease. But a new trial has given the family a glimmer of hope<p>Huntington’s has blighted Peter Allen’s family for generations. He watched his mother, Stephanie, …

Communications Strategies For Dementia Caregivers Workshop

A workshop is being given for free in Milford for those who care for those with dementia.<p>MILFORD, MA—The Alzheimer's Association is presenting a …

Boston

Missing man with dementia found in McMinnville using ‘Project Lifesaver’

MCMINNVILLE, OR (KPTV) -<p>A missing man with dementia was found by Yamhill County deputies using the “Project Lifesaver” system.<p>The 60-year-old man was …

Oregon

Group offers help for the holidays to dementia patients, loved ones

(WSPA) — Though full of excitement and parties, the holidays can be stressful for those with dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association South Carolina …

Upstate South Carolina

NIH Awards $70M to Launch Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials Consortium

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced it is expected to award up to $70 million over five years to three physician-scientists to launch …

Research

This is what the progression of Alzheimer's looks like

A daughter maps her mother's transformation through crochet.<p>On the advice of her doctors, Rene crocheted as much as possible to keep her mind active …

Alzheimer's Disease