Monday, June 14, 2021

Flickering screens may help children with reading and writing difficulties, study suggests — ScienceDaily

Previous studies have shown that children with attention difficulties and/or ADHD solve cognitive tasks better when they are exposed to auditory white noise. However, this is the first time that such a link has...

Amyloid-β: a potential link between epilepsy and cognitive decline

1.The Lancet Neurology. Response to the growing dementia burden must be faster. Lancet Neurol. 17, 651 (2018).CAS  PubMed  Article  PubMed Central  ...

Study conducted on older adults with familial and genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease —...

Increasing evidence shows that physical activity and exercise training may delay or prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease (AD). In aging humans, aerobic exercise training increases gray and white matter volume, enhances blood flow,...

T32 Radiology Fellows Share Their Experiences: Jae Ho Sohn, MD, MS and Evan Calabrese,...

2. What was your primary T32 research project? JHS: My research focused on big data in radiology (BDRAD). Specifically, I concentrated on two areas: radiological natural language processing (NLP) and computer...

Brain connections mean some people lack visual imagery — ScienceDaily

New research has revealed that people with the ability to visualise vividly have a stronger connection between their visual network and the regions of the brain linked to decision-making. The study also sheds light...

Impacts of stroke and cognitive impairment on activities of daily living in the Taiwan...

1.Ihle-Hansen, H. et al. Incidence and subtypes of MCI and dementia 1 year after first-ever stroke in patients without pre-existing cognitive impairment. Dement. Geriatr. Cognit. Disord. 32, 401–407 (2011).Article  ...

The Role of Radiologists in the Diagnosis and Management of HHT

June is HHT Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), a genetic disorder affecting the blood vessels. Because HHT is a complex genetic disease that...

Dreams focused on future events utilize memories of multiple past experiences — ScienceDaily

Dreams result from a process that often combines fragments of multiple life experiences and anticipates future events, according to novel evidence from a new study. Results show that 53.5% of dreams were traced to a...

The neural economics of brain aging

1.Cummings, J. L. Alzheimer’s disease. N. Engl. J. Med. 351, 56–67 (2004).CAS  PubMed  Article  PubMed Central  ...
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Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss New FDA Approved Drug for Alzheimer’s

A Rutgers neurologist William T. Hu is available to discuss the new drug, Aduhelm, approved by the Food and Drugs Administration to treat Alzheimer’s.“While...

First glimpse of brains retrieving mistaken memories observed — ScienceDaily

Scientists have observed for the first time what it looks like in the key memory region of the brain when a mistake is made...