New evidence supports inverse association between cancer, Alzheimer's
Older adults with incident cancer had higher memory function and slower memory decline before and after their diagnosis than similarly aged individuals who remained cancer...
7 hours ago - Healio - 4 articles
New blood test could potentially diagnose Alzheimers even before symptoms appear
Doctors may one day be able to diagnose Alzheimer's disease, the most common cause of severe dementia, and monitor a patient's response to treatment by doing a simple blood test.
8 hours ago - News Medical - 4 articles
Hypertension treatment may slow down Alzheimer's progression
New research finds that nilvadipine, a drug doctors commonly use to treat high blood pressure, increases the blood flow to the brain's hippocampus.
1 day ago - Medical News Today
Alzheimer's Family History Risk may Show as Memory Deficit Even for Those in Their 20s, Says Study
Those with a family history of Alzheimer's disease, and who are younger than 65, on average do not perform as well as their peers who do not have a family history of...
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Squeezing of blood vessels may contribute to cognitive decline in Alzheimer's
Reduced blood flow to the brain associated with early Alzheimer's may be caused by the contraction of cells wrapped around blood vessels, according to a new study that opens up...
2 days ago - ScienceDaily
Scientists map toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer's
A team of researchers has mapped at atomic resolution a toxic protein linked to Alzheimer's disease, allowing them to better understand what is happening deep within the brain...
2 days ago - ScienceDaily
Human Lives Might Be Long Enough Already
In the mid-19th century, people in the developed world entered into a Faustian bargain with the aging process. In exchange for life expectancies gaining an additional 30 years...
3 days ago - The Atlantic
Alzheimer's family history risk may show as memory deficit even for those in their 20s
Results from a study of nearly 60,000 individuals suggest those at higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease due to family history may demonstrate changes in memory...
3 days ago - ScienceDaily
Cancer survivors are less likely to develop Alzheimer's, study finds
Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco tracked the cohort of baby boomers for 16 years, from 1998 to 2014, testing their cognitive function and taking...
3 days ago - Daily Mail
New swine model helps scientists to better understand human brain
For the first time, researchers in the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center have used an imaging method normally reserved for humans to analyze brain activity...
3 days ago - News Medical
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New data identifies specific bacterial strain to boost athletic performance
A strain of Veillonella atypica isolated from marathon runners may boost endurance and running performance â for mice at least â according to a new study by scientists from...
Gut Microbiome-based Treatment found to Curb Food Allergies
Study finds altered gut microbiota in infants with food allergy; oral therapy to replenish bacteria prevented food allergy and suppressed established disease in mice.
Music Students Score High in Math, Science, English
High academic scores found among music students were more pronounced among those who take instrumental rather than vocal music.
Coffee Could Help Fight Obesity and Diabetes
Drinking a cup of coffee daily could improve the brown fat in the neck region which decreases the risk of diabetes and obesity.
How coffee could be the secret to fighting obesity
Scientists at the University of Nottingham used nine people to test their theory, which had already been successful in a lab. Coffee was found to increase activity in people's...
Oral Steroids Ups Infection Risk in Inflammatory Disease Patients
Oral steroids puts patients with inflammatory disease at high risk of infection, according to a new study.
Nutrition is the Missing Element in Home Health Today: Study
Educating home health patients on the benefits of proper nutritional care can help promote their strength and prevent them from going back to the hospital, which eventually...
Micronutrient Deficiencies Remain Common at Time of Celiac Disease...
Micronutrient deficiencies are a common symptom in adults diagnosed with celiac diseases, finds a new study.
Ocean Swimming Raises Vulnerability to Infection: Study
Swimming in the ocean water changes the skin microbiome and raises the risk of infection, including that of the ear and skin, finds a new study.
Push-Ups: How Hand Position Changes the Muscles You Work
Push-ups are one of the most popular bodyweight exercises and one that works multiple muscle groups simultaneously. While we characteristically think of push-ups as a triceps...