Protein levels in spinal fluid correlate to posture and gait difficulty in Parkinson's
Levels of a protein found in the brain called alpha-synuclein are significantly lower than normal in cerebrospinal fluid collected in Parkinson's disease patients suffering...
22 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Excessive calcium in the brain may be behind Parkinson's
Researchers from Cambridge University found excessive levels of calcium triggers nerve cell death, despite the mineral being critical for communication in the brain.
2 days ago - Daily Mail
Anxiety: An Early Indicator of Alzheimer's Disease?
Alzheimer's disease causes a decline in brain function that affects the ability to handle daily tasks. Past studies have noted a link between depression and Alzheimer's. But...
2 days ago - Health Status
Calcium Surplus in Brain Cells may Cause Parkinson's Disease
Calcium may play a role in the development of Parkinson's disease. Excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic clusters.
2 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Researchers uncover how excess calcium may influence development of Parkinson's disease
Researchers have found that excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic clusters that are the hallmark of Parkinson's disease.
2 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Alzheimer's-associated Protein Deposits may be Transmissible
Amyloid beta deposition found in brains of people with Alzheimer's disease may be transmissible through neurosurgical instruments.
3 days ago - Medindia Health
Deletion of specific enzyme leads to improvement in memory and cognitive functions
A new study in mice has made a possible breakthrough in Alzheimer's research. The team of researchers at the Cleveland Clinic has noted that deleting a single enzyme can...
3 days ago - News Medical
How does exercise preserve the aging brain?
Higher cardiorespiratory fitness is tied to stronger white matter and better cognitive performance in a study of seniors with mild cognitive impairment.
5 days ago - Medical News Today
How Exercise Helps Protect Your Brain From Cognitive Decline
Older adults with poor fitness levels have more deterioration of white matter in their brains, according to a new study, compared with their fitter peers. White matter...
5 days ago - Time
Why a Drug Treatment for Dementia Eludes Researchers
An effective treatment for Alzheimer's Disease continues to elude medicine. So does a cure. The condition of neurodegenerative diseases are hard to accurately diagnose...
5 days ago - Health Status
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E-Health can Help Prevent Heart Disease and Dementia in Elderly
Development of an innovative e-Health intervention for senior citizens can help improve their lifestyle and prevent heart disease and cognitive decline.
Irregular Sleep in Menopause Linked to Hot Flashes, Depression
Menopausal women with sleep problems face a higher risk of hot flashes and depression.
Bedridden from the flu? Medicare can't help you
It's a particularly nasty flu season this year, expected to be one of the worst in history... and since it peaks through March, it's not over yet. In fact, it hasn't even...
The Risks of Fish Oil Supplements
It's been a bad few years for fish oil, as I discuss in my video, Omega 3s, Prostate Cancer, and Atrial Fibrillation. Claims were crushed that the long-chain omega 3s in fish...
The cage that cuts the number of times men need the loo
A tiny wire cage may help men suffering symptoms of an enlarged prostate. The cage, implanted under sedation in five minutes, is designed to improve urine flow without any need...
Is Hydroxychloroquine Effective in Treating Hand Osteoarthritis?
Hydroxychloroquine when given to treat moderate to severe hand pain and radiographic osteoarthritis was found to be not very effective.
Rheumatoid Drug No Help To Arthritis Patients
According to the researchers behind the new study, hand osteoarthritis affects up to 31 percent of people over 70 and up to 15 percent of those older than 60.
Failure to Recognize Memory Loss Predicts Alzheimer's Conversion
Lack of awareness of cognitive decline in patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment is linked to the Alzheimer's disease biomarkers amyloid and tau, and with fast...
Low protein levels linked to posture and gait problems in Parkinson's, finds...
A new study has linked low levels of alpha-synuclein in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with Parkinson's to postural instability and gait difficulty.
Data detectives shift suspicions in Alzheimer's from usual suspect to inside...
The pursuit of the usual suspect in Alzheimer's research may be distracting from a more direct culprit in the disease, according to a study that analyzed data from 51 published...