dementia

New Trial Finds First-Ever Alzheimer's Drug To Slow Cognitive Decline

Posted in Medicine, Science on 30th Sep, 2022
by Alex Muller

"The prospect of a disease-modifying drug for Alzheimer's disease is an exciting one, which could improve many lives."

Huge Genetic Study Suggests Alcohol Accelerates Biological Aging and Cognitive Decline

Posted in Medicine, Science on 28th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

Various studies have revealed that alcohol permanently damages DNA, directly causes cancer, contributes to cognitive decline and early-onset dementia, and can shrink the brain to the equivalent of 10 years of aging.

Modified MRI Spies The Early Signs Of Parkinson's Disease

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The technology could also be used to track fine structural changes in the brain as a way of monitoring disease progression.

Trial finds insulin nasal spray may slow age-related cognitive decline

Posted in Medicine on 2nd May, 2022
by Alex Muller

The results are certainly fascinating but the researchers are cautious to stress there are still lots of questions to answer before some kind of intranasal insulin spray for brain health is available to the elderly.

Changes noticeable in Brain fluid that are detectable years before Alzheimer's symptoms arise

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2021
by Alex Muller

A potential means to identify the earliest mechanisms occurring among APOE4 gene carriers that might contribute to Alzheimer's disease before people develop memory problems.