Alzheimer’s Gene Risk Triggers Damage to Blood-Brain Barrier...

Jun 30, 2020 by

Although scientists have known for a while that the APOE4 gene is a risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s, researchers at the University of Southern California recently discovered that the variant is also linked to damage to the blood-brain barrier....

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The Link Between Brain Fog and Depression

Jun 11, 2020 by

New research indicates that depressive episodes may lead to cognitive changes called “brain fog” and some medications may actually make the problem worse....

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Targeted Lifestyle Changes Could Delay Memory Loss

Jun 9, 2020 by

If you’re looking to delay memory loss, you may want to implement some targeted lifestyle changes. That’s because a new study from King College London in the UK found that changes to diet and exercise may influence brain aging...

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Flickering Light May Help Alzheimer’s

May 5, 2020 by

Scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology have found that lights flickering at 40 beats per second has a beneficial effect on Alzheimer’s disease. The results were published in The Journal of Neuroscience....

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Smoking Linked to Loss of Brain Matter

May 1, 2020 by

We already know that smoking is bad for your lungs. Now researchers have linked cigarette smoking to a loss of gray or what matter in the brain too. The results were published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology....

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Hearing Aids May Reduce Cognitive Decline Risk

Apr 29, 2020 by

There’s good news for people who wear hearing aids. Researcher have found that after 18 months of hearing aid use, people’s performance on some cognitive test improved. The results were published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine....

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Aspirin Doesn’t Slow Cognitive Decline

Apr 27, 2020 by

Although past research has indicated that aspirin might benefit cardiovascular health, new research seems to indicate that aspirin doesn’t help prevent dementia or slow cognitive decline. The hope was that, since brain and heart health are connected, aspirin might...

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