The eyes may have it, an early sign of Parkinson's disease
The eyes may be a window to the brain for people with early Parkinson's disease. People with the disease gradually lose brain cells that produce dopamine, a substance that...
4 days ago - ScienceDaily
Can Eyes Predict Parkinson's Disease?
Dopamine loss tied to retinal thinning; may be early disease biomarker
5 days ago - MedPageToday
Three Eye Conditions Linked to Higher Alzheimer's Risk
More insight into the eye as a 'window into the brain' comes from a study linking glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy to a higher risk for...
6 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Elephants and Alzheimer's; Omega-3 and Epilepsy; Eye Disease and Dementia
News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
6 days ago - MedPageToday
Eye Disease Link to Alzheimer's Seen
Title: Eye Disease Link to Alzheimer's Seen Category: Health News Created: 8/12/2018 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 8/13/2018 12:00:00 AM
6 days ago - Medicine Net - 4 articles
Study Links 3 Eye Diseases, Alzheimer's
Patients with age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or glaucoma had a 40 to 50 percent greater risk of Alzheimer's disease than those without the eye...
7 days ago - Web MD
Connection between Alzheimer's disease and degenerative eye diseases
According to a new study from the University of Washington School of Medicine there could be an association between Alzheimer's disease and three types of degenerative eye...
7 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Link Between Degenerative Eye Diseases and Alzheimer's Disease Identified
Patients with degenerative eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, or glaucoma are at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
11 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Study finds link between degenerative eye conditions and Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer's disease is difficult to diagnose as well as treat, but researchers now have a promising new screening tool using the window to the brain: the eye.
11 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Is it the dry eye or the cataract that is making the patient unhappy?
Let's face it: Old patients get cataracts, and old patients get dry eye. This is especially true of women, patients with diabetes and those on multiple systemic...
13 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
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Curly dock found to help prevent osteoporosis
People who are at risk for osteoporosis would do well to be acquainted with curly dock. According to researchers from the Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, the roots of the...
Insufficient acetylcholine responsible for those "senior moments" - here are...
Acetylcholine earned its title of the “memory molecule” for a good reason. Low levels of the normally numerous neurotransmitter can make even young and otherwise smart people...
What Is Dementia?
Dementia is a broad way to describe a whole host of more specific cognitive disorders, such as Alzheimer's Disease or the various neurological issues that can arise following a...
Two-year-old with rare 'childhood Alzheimer's' thought to be the youngest...
Reggie Griffiths, two, from Knutton in Staffordshire was diagnosed with the rare brain condition Sanfilippo syndrome in January, and the disease stops him from speaking and...
The A-word: Bonnie Estridge has Alzheimer's. but life goes on
Bonnie, 66, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease last year. Here, in her latest column, she gives her undeniably upbeat take on life with the illness she calls ‘the A-word'.
Mother's Lifespan Predicts Daughters Living to 90 Without Chronic Disease
Results show a 25 percent increased likelihood of living longer and healthier if mom lived to age 90 and a 38 percent increase if both parents did
Prostate Cancer Prevention: 8 Things You Can do to Fight Cancer
There are no magical pills, but you can reduce your risk of developing prostate cancer.
China Sacks Top Official Over Vaccine Scandal, Firm May De-List
China has sacked a senior provincial official and is probing a former top drug regulator after a safety scandal at vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology Co Ltd, which again...
Maple leaf 'Botox' could prevent wrinkles
Compounds in maple leaf extract can prevent wrinkles from forming. Researchers are using this knowledge to create a 'plant-based Botox.'
Impact of osteoporosis on the risk of dementia in almost 60,000 patients
Osteoporosis is estimated to affect 200 million women across the world. In recent decades, several authors have analyzed the impact of osteoporosis on the risk of cognitive...