Mediterranean diet may reduce dementia risk

Jun 17, 2021 by

A new study has found that the Mediterranean diet may help reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline by helping to prevent the buildup of two proteins and brain-volume shrinkage associated with Alzheimer’s....

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High blood pressure may be bigger dementia risk for women

Jun 15, 2021 by

Even after accounting for other risk factors, a new study found that hypertension was associated with a higher risk of dementia in women than in men....

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Traffic-related pollution linked to dementia risk

Jun 2, 2021 by

A new study on rodents has found that exposure to traffic-related air pollution accelerated Alzheimer’s disease characteristics in subjects who express the risk gene and in wild-type rats....

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Brain changes from TBI similar to Alzheimer’s

May 11, 2021 by

A team at the University of Southern California found that brain changes in people with Alzheimer’s and in those with mild TBIs have significant similarities....

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Draining brain’s debris enhances Alzheimer’s therapies in mice...

May 4, 2021 by

New findings published in the journal “Nature” indicate that improving the function of the brain’s drainage network can improve the effectiveness of Alzheimer’s therapies in mice....

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Leak in blood-brain barrier may be cause of poor memory

Apr 8, 2021 by

Researchers looked at 150 articles about the blood-brain barrier and found that it leaks as we age and we lose cells called pericytes....

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New drug prevents hallmark of Alzheimer’s in animals

Mar 30, 2021 by

A new study in the “Journal of Experimental Medicine” reports that scientists have identified a new drug that can inhibit the development of plaques in the brains of animals....

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