Monday, September 27, 2021

UF, UF Health announce gift and new $75 million initiative to expand Norman Fixel...

Newswise — The University of Florida and UF Health on Tuesday announced an additional $25 million gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation aimed at improving the lives of patients across the...

Important signs of blood clots in the lungs missed in patients with dementia

UCLA Research BriefFINDINGSPatients with dementia who had signs and risk factors of a pulmonary embolism, or a blood clot in the lungs, were much less likely to be tested for pulmonary embolism than patients...

Preparing for a Growing Need in Care

Listen to podcast now: https://magazine.nursing.jhu.edu/2021/09/alzheimers-disease-among-the-latinx-population-preparing-for-a-growing-need-in-care/In the United States, Latinos are 1.5 times more likely than non-Latino whites to develop Alzheimer’s disease. Right now, the Latino population makes up the country’s youngest racial or ethnic group,...

Socializing may improve older adults’ cognitive function in daily life — ScienceDaily

Socializing with others is important for mental health and wellbeing, and it may help improve cognition, as well -- especially for older adults, according to new research. In a study led by Ruixue Zhaoyang, assistant...

Could a Novel Light Therapy Help People With Alzheimers?

Newswise — Alzheimer’s disease is a mind-robbing brain disorder that affects nearly 6.2 million older Americans. Despite decades of research on high-tech drugs, diets, and crossword puzzles, scientists have yet to discover a highly...

Cholesterol drives Alzheimer’s plaque formation — ScienceDaily

Cholesterol manufactured in the brain appears to play a key role in the development of Alzheimer's disease, new research indicates. Scientists from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and their collaborators found that cholesterol...
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