Thursday, December 9, 2021

Findings show a 69% reduced likelihood of developing the disease — ScienceDaily

A new Cleveland Clinic-led study has identified sildenafil -- an FDA-approved therapy for erectile dysfunction (Viagra) and pulmonary hypertension (Ravatio) -- as a promising drug candidate to help prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease. According to...

Cataract surgery linked with lessened dementia risk

Newswise — Cataracts affect most older adults at risk for dementia, and now researchers are finding strong evidence that cataract surgery is associated with a lower risk of developing dementia.The Adult Changes in Thought...

Cataract surgery linked with lessened dementia risk — ScienceDaily

Cataracts affect most older adults at risk for dementia, and now researchers are finding strong evidence that cataract surgery is associated with a lower risk of developing dementia. The Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) study...

Scientists find first in human evidence of how memories form

Newswise — In a discovery that could one day benefit people suffering from traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease, and schizophrenia, UT Southwestern researchers have identified the characteristics of more than 100 memory-sensitive neurons that...

Elevated heart rate linked to increased risk of dementia

Newswise — Having an elevated resting heart rate in old age may be an independent risk factor of dementia, according to a study at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia:...
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Exposure to UV rays boost vitamin D, may protect against auto-immune disease — ScienceDaily

Living in sunny locations and spending time outdoors may raise the risk for skin cancer, but a new study led by UC San Francisco...

Cleveland Clinic Research Identifies Sildenafil as Candidate Drug for Alzheimer’s Disease

Newswise — December 6, 2021, CLEVELAND: A new Cleveland Clinic-led study has identified sildenafil – an FDA-approved therapy for erectile dysfunction (Viagra) and pulmonary...