Marijuana could hold the key to treating Alzheimer's but drug laws stand in the way

Posted in Medicine on 11th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

Cannabinoids can help remove dangerous dementia proteins from brain cells, researchers say.

Alzheimer's Disease Could Possibly Be Caused By Faulty Brain Cells

Posted in Science on 12th Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

In a recent study, researchers found that Alzheimers disease could be a product of damaged cell structures.

Compound may untangle damage leading to some dementias

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

Preclinical study suggests a possible treatment for Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.

Link Found Between Concussion and Alzheimers Disease

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

A study has found concussions accelerate Alzheimer's disease-related brain atrophy and cognitive decline in people who are at genetic risk for the condition.

Dementia rates 'higher near busy roads'

Posted in Science on 5th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

The researchers, who followed nearly 2m people in Canada over 11 years, say air pollution or noisy traffic could be contributing to the brain's decline.