Monday, June 14, 2021

Novel target shows promise in treating Alzheimer’s and related dementias — ScienceDaily

Researchers remain perplexed as to what causes dementia and how to treat and reverse the cognitive decline seen in patients. In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and...

New Drug for Alzheimer’s Patients Provides Hope With Caution

Nikhil Palekar,* MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Director of Geriatric Psychiatry, and Medical Director of the Center for Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease at the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, is available...

Research team used artificial intelligence to uncover association between COVID-19 and brain changes —...

A new Cleveland Clinic-led study has identified mechanisms by which COVID-19 can lead to Alzheimer's disease-like dementia. The findings, published in Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, indicate an overlap between COVID-19 and brain changes common...

Memory Biomarkers Confirm Aerobic Exercise Helps Cognitive Function in Older Adults

Newswise — 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...

Largescale brain epigenetics study provides new insights into dementia — ScienceDaily

The largest study of its kind has unveiled new insights into how genes are regulated in dementia, including discovering 84 new genes linked to the disease. Led by the University of Exeter, the international collaboration...

Study Identifies How COVID-19 Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease-like Cognitive Impairment

Newswise — June 10, 2021, CLEVELAND: A new Cleveland Clinic-led study has identified mechanisms by which COVID-19 can lead to Alzheimer’s disease-like dementia. The findings, published in Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, indicate an overlap...

Personalized Soundscape Could Help People with Dementia with Time, Place Recognition

Newswise — MELVILLE, N.Y., June 9, 2021 -- Designing a soundscape to improve the quality of life for an individual is centered on putting their perception at the heart of the process. It becomes...
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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...