dementia

Lithium in tap water may cut dementia

Posted in Science on 24th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

People with higher levels of lithium in their drinking water appear to have a lower risk of developing dementia, say researchers in Denmark.

Darmiyans software detects early stages of Alzheimers

Posted in Medicine on 21st Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Alzheimers disrupts the normal functioning of neurons, leading to microscopic changes in the brain that begin long before the first signs of memory loss appear.

Alzheimer's may be detected early, via eye exam

Posted in Medicine on 18th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Protein deposits on the retina have been found to correlate with plaques in the brain.

Drug Restores Brain Function in Alzheimer's Animal Model

Posted in Medicine on 30th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

Amyloid beta is a protein believed to be a major cause of Alzheimers disease.

9 lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

One in three cases of dementia could be prevented if more people looked after their brain health throughout life, according to an international study in the Lancet.