Blood test could help diagnose Alzheimer’s

Jan 4, 2019 by

Scientists at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston have devised a blood test that could test for Alzheimer’s biomarkers before the appearance of obvious symptoms....

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Diabetes drug may treat Alzheimer’s

Dec 8, 2018 by

Future Alzheimer’s treatments may be in the works thanks to a new study determining that antidiabetes medication appears to protect the brain against Alzheimer’s....

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How coffee protects the brain

Dec 6, 2018 by

A team of researchers have discovered that certain compounds released when coffee beans are being roasted help protect the brain against age-related cognitive decline....

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AI predicts onset of Alzheimer’s

Dec 4, 2018 by

At the University of California in San Francisco, researchers taught an algorithm to identify features of Alzheimer’s using brain scans in order to accurately predict the disease years before a final diagnosis....

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Key protein boosts memory in adult brain

Dec 2, 2018 by

Although scientists have known that the protein netrin plays an important role in early neural development, new research indicates that it’s also essential for adults’ learning and memory function....

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Daily meditation may alter course of Alzheimer’s

Nov 25, 2018 by

Researchers studied two groups of older adults; one who practiced yoga meditation for 12 minutes for 12 weeks and one who listened to music for 12 minutes per day. Blood samples showed that the group who practiced yoga mediation...

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Keto diet may protect against cognitive decline

Nov 12, 2018 by

A study from the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky has found that the ketogenic diet may help keep the brain healthy and young. The low-carb, fat-rich dietary plan may protect neurovascular function, as well as...

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