Higher BMI linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s

Sep 10, 2020 by

A new brain imaging study that was published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease shows that body weight has a surprising and alarming impact on brain function....

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Prenatal depression can alter child’s brain connectivity

Sep 8, 2020 by

Research published in JNeurosci indicates that prenatal depression can alter the baby’s brain connectivity and later, affect behavior....

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Aging memories may not be worse, just different

Sep 3, 2020 by

The results of study published in the journal Nature Communications has found that aging memories may not be worse, just different, in terms of how people process the boundaries of events and episodic memory....

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New drug may reverse memory loss in Alzheimer’s

Sep 1, 2020 by

A team of scientists at the Salk Institute has found that a drug that previously showed aging in brain cells was able to reverse memory loss in a mouse model with Alzheimer’s....

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Desk jobs may lower cognitive decline risk

Aug 25, 2020 by

If you’re working at a desk all day, take note: New research indicates that a sedentary job may actually provide more protection from cognitive decline than more physical jobs....

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Protein in blood may predict Alzheimer’s

Aug 20, 2020 by

Research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine found that a particular type of protein in the blood may help predict Alzheimer’s disease....

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Newly discovered Alzheimer’s gene may drive earliest brain changes...

Aug 18, 2020 by

Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center have discovered an Alzheimer’s gene that appears to drive the first appearance of amyloid plaque in the brain. The discovery may lead to new therapies that prevent Alzheimer’s from developing....

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