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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Uterus plays role in cognition

Dec 30, 2018 by

In a unique piece of research, scientists found that the uterus may influence working memory, that is, short-term memory that helps carry out complex tasks, such as learning, reasoning and navigation....

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Less memory loss for men who eat more produce

Dec 28, 2018 by

A new study that tracked a large group of men for more than 20 years found that those who ate lots of fruits and vegetables had far less memory loss....

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Playing football in high school changes the brain

Dec 12, 2018 by

Researchers have discovered that just a single season of high school football appears to be enough to cause microscopic changes in the brain’s structure....

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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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