Prenatal stress alters gut bacteria to cause cognitive problems in offspring...

Feb 21, 2017 by

There’s new evidence that prenatal stress can harm the baby well into adulthood due to the maternal gut bacteria....

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Alzheimer’s is a “diabetic disorder of the brain”

Feb 15, 2017 by

By looking at how insulin signaling works in the brain and pancreas in people with diabetes, a research team has found a promising treatment for Alzheimer’s....

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Scientists create blood test for concussions

Feb 13, 2017 by

A research team working under a program of Lawson Health Research Institute has developed a blood test to identify concussions in adolescent athletes. The test identifies the concussions with greater than 90 percent certainty....

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Antibiotic restores cell communication in areas damaged by Alzheimer’s...

Feb 7, 2017 by

Researchers reduced synaptic disruption and cleared the lines of neuronal communication in mice with early stage Alzheimer’s using an FDA-approved antibiotic called Ceftriaxone....

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Loneliness may be a sign of Alzheimer’s in older adults

Feb 3, 2017 by

Study participants with high levels of amyloid levels were 7.5 times more likely to feel lonely, compared to those with low cortical amyloid levels....

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Brain volume may help diagnose dementia with Lewy bodies

Feb 1, 2017 by

When measuring the volume of the hippocampus, researchers found that patients with no measurable shrinkage were actually 5.8 times more likely to develop dementia with Lewy bodies compared to those who did have shrinkage....

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Study says women do have better memories than men

Jan 30, 2017 by

Despite experiencing a decline around menopause, women between 45 and 55 still perform better on memory tests than me....

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