So THAT'S The Difference Between Alzheimer's And Dementia
Breaking down what you need to know about the brain conditions.
1 hour ago - The Huffington Post
New tau-PET method shows superior accuracy in diagnosing Alzheimer's disease
Diagnosing Alzheimer's disease can be difficult, as several other conditions can cause similar symptoms. Now a new brain imaging method can show the spread of specific tau...
5 hours ago - News Medical
Air pollution may be responsible for 60,000 dementia cases in the UK
Scientists are concerned by nitrogen dioxide and sooty smog belched out by old diesel cars in the UK. The findings provide the strongest evidence so far that toxic fumes are...
5 hours ago - Daily Mail
Potential drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases garner $3 million grant
A new four-year, $3 million grant will enable Scripps Research scientists to advance compounds that may protect neurons in diseases caused by toxic protein accumulation...
13 hours ago - News Medical
Tau PET Tracer Called Accurate for Alzheimer's Diagnosis
But role in patient care still uncertain
18 hours ago - MedPageToday
Don't know how to participate in a clinical trial for Alzheimer's? You're not alone
A new Harris survey shows that more than half of U.S. adults are worried about developing Alzheimer's disease and that a cure will be developed in their lifetime. The survey of...
22 hours ago - Orlando Sentinel - 5 articles
Alzheimer's or Not; DBS for Autism; Dopamine-Tracking Sensors
News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
1 day ago - MedPageToday
$50-Billion mega-corporation Monsanto LOSES in court while millions of activists and organic consumers win big
Interested in feeding the world and helping farmers become more prosperous with sustainable crops? Boycott evil Monsanto. Searching for the cure for cancer and Alzheimer's...
1 day ago - Natural News
High levels of homocysteine linked to Alzheimer's and dementia
More than five million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, the most common type of dementia. Meanwhile, 740,000 people die annually in the U.S. because of heart disease and...
1 day ago - Natural News
Amyloid β protein makes comeback as therapeutic target for Alzheimer's disease
For many years amyloid β protein was considered to be a promising therapeutic target in Alzheimer's disease but, for a long time, research results were very disappointing.
1 day ago - News Medical
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HPV vaccine IS safe: Analysis finds no unexpected side effects
Research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US studied the reactions of more than 700,000 people who received the vaccine against HPV strains 16 and 18.
Hormone that makes women more fertile is linked to breast cancer risk
Researchers from New York University School of Medicine examined blood samples from almost 6,000 premenopausal women across the US and Europe.
Supplementing with inulin improves your cholesterol levels
Diet plays a significant role in reducing one's risk for cardiovascular disease. In a study published in the journal Nutrition, Belgian scientists demonstrated that the...
Eating healthy foods and cutting out junk DOES cut your risk of developing...
Researchers at the French Institute for Health and Medical Research studied the diets of more than 470,000 Europeans to discover those with fattier diets have a an 11 per cent...
Give millions of patients already on statins a new type of drug
Cambridge University researchers tested the effects of LPL enhancers using genetic data of around 400,000 people. The results were published in JAMA Cardiology.
Pregnant women warned 'eating for two' increases diabetes risk
A survey of 900 women has found a link to children who developed insulin resistance - a key precursor of diabetes - at age seven. There was also a link to obesity and high...
Mother's trauma is as damaging as SMOKING for unborn babies
Past trauma coupled with high stress hormone levels in pregnancy were linked to 1.3 oz lower birth weights for baby boys, raising risks for disease and growth delays, a new Mt...
Two design student friends create 3D-printed PINK prosthetic breasts
Rosie Brave and Sam Jackman, both design students at Plymouth University, hope their invention will replace the 'bland' beige prosthetics dished out by the NHS.
Thermal Ablation as a First Step in Treating Early-stage Lung Cancer
Lung cancer treatment using thermal ablation is a safe and effective option compared to radiation for patients with early-stage lung cancer who cannot undergo surgery, says study.
Monitoring Serum Albumin Can Help Patients Recover from Gastrectomy: Study
Postoperative pulmonary complications may lead to increased death risk and prolonged hospital stay in surgical patients with gastric cancer. Therefore, monitoring serum albumin...