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April 12, 2024

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Researchers use network analysis to study whether it can reveal the subtle changes associated with subjective cognitive decline that cannot otherwise be detected through standard test analyses. By ...
Scientists have shown that treating mice with an antibody that blocks the interaction between APOE proteins (white) sprinkled within Alzheimer's disease plaques and the LILRB4 receptor on microglia cells (purple) activates them to clean up damaging ...
Cell damage from oxidative stress is a major underlying cause of age-related cognitive and muscle strength decline. Antioxidants can reduce oxidative stress and prevent age-related health decline. A new study has found that mice administered with a ...
Familial Alzheimer's disease can be transferred via bone marrow transplant, researchers show. When the team transplanted bone marrow stem cells from mice carrying a hereditary version of Alzheimer's disease into normal lab mice, the recipients ...

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A study of nearly 95,000 Washington state residents found that people living outside of urban areas as well as Native American and Hispanic people face longer travel distances to be seen by ...

Monitoring daily activity patterns using a wrist-worn device may detect early warning signs of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new ...

A noninvasive treatment may help to counter 'chemo brain' impairment often seen in chemotherapy patients: Exposure to light and sound with a frequency of 40 hertz protected brain cells from ...

A link between abnormal blood levels of amyloid -- a protein associated with Alzheimer's disease -- and subtle changes in brain microstructures on a type of MRI could lead to a new way to detect ...

Magnetite, a particle found in air pollution, can induce signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, new research ...

Language-processing difficulties are more of an indicator than memory loss of amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI), a risk factor for dementia due to Alzheimer's disease, according to a new ...

A study of rare gene mutations that cause hereditary Alzheimer's disease shows these mutations disrupt production of a small sticky protein called ...

People at risk of Alzheimer's disease have impaired spatial navigation prior to problems with other cognitive functions, including memory, finds a new ...

A new study found Kundalini yoga provided several benefits to cognition and memory for older women at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease including restoring neural pathways, preventing brain ...

People with higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution were more likely to have high amounts of amyloid plaques in their brains associated with Alzheimer's disease after death, according ...

Researchers have found that inhibiting a key protein can stop the destruction of synapses and dendritic spines commonly seen in Alzheimer's ...

People who have had the herpes virus at some point in their lives are twice as likely to develop dementia compared to those who have never been infected. A new study confirms previous research on ...

Oxytocin, a naturally occurring chemical in the brain, plays a crucial role in various cognitive functions, including memory. A recent study revealed that the activation of neurons in the ...

In an effort five years in the making, researchers describe the interplay between fats and proteins in brain cells and how their dysfunction contributes to the development of late-onset ...

While newly approved drugs for Alzheimer's show some promise for slowing the memory-robbing disease, the current treatments fall far short of being effective at regaining ...

Did the ancient Greeks and Romans experience Alzheimer's? Medical texts from 2,500 years ago rarely mention severe memory loss, suggesting today's widespread dementia stems from modern ...

Five cases of Alzheimer's disease are believed to have arisen as a result of medical treatments decades earlier, reports a team ...

A team of international researchers has completed the first large-scale study of posterior cortical atrophy, a baffling constellation of visuospatial symptoms that present as the first symptoms of ...

The cause of neuron death in Alzheimer's disease is poorly understood. A new study shows RNA interference may play a key role. Scientists have identified short strands of toxic RNAs that ...

In a new study featuring data from 573,088 people, researchers have found a link between hearing loss and the development of dementia. The study is the largest of its kind to ...

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