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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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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Measuring Iron in the Brain Detects Dementia Progression

Apr 23, 2020 by

UK researchers have discovered that they can detect the progression of dementia in those with Parkinson’s by measuring iron deposits in the brain. The results were published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry....

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Decreasing Brain Inflammation Helps Memory Loss

Apr 21, 2020 by

A new study on mice has found that a molecule involved in our brains’ mechanism for resolving inflammation might help ward off memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease. The study’s results were published in the journal GLIA....

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Sleep Apnea Tied to Alzheimer’s-like Changes

Apr 17, 2020 by

In a new French study, researchers discovered amyloid plaques—a characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease—in the brains of people who have sleep apnea. The results of the research were published in the journal JAMA Neurology....

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Dementia affects English and Italian speakers differently

Feb 25, 2020 by

A small study from a team at the University of California looked at dementia-related language problems in English-speaking and Italian-speaking patients. They found that while the English speakers had difficulty pronouncing words, the Italian speakers simply opted for shorter,...

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