Alzheimer's gene can protect against and promote neurological damage
Scientists drilling down to the molecular roots of Alzheimer's disease have encountered a good news/bad news scenario. A major player is a gene called TREM2, mutations of which...
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Study Pokes Holes in Fetal Alcohol Hypothesis
A new study published in the journal Brain Behavior and Immunity appears to challenge the theory that cells in the brain's immune system are the culprit behind the neurological...
14 days ago - University of Rochester Medical Center - 2 articles
Caffeine may not relieve movement symptoms for people with Parkinson's
Contrary to previous research, caffeine may not relieve movement symptoms for people with Parkinson's disease, according to a study published in the September 27, 2017, online...
20 days ago - News Medical
NeuroBreak: Another Alzheimer's Flop; More CTE in the NFL
News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
22 days ago - MedPageToday
Dementia: The Parkinson's Prophecy
A characteristic aspect of Parkinson's disease is the presence of movement disorders. However intellectual abilities are also often impaired by the degradation processes in the...
22 days ago - DocCheck
Cognitive dysfunction linked to increased risk for parkinsonism
Poor cognitive functioning was associated with an increased likelihood of parkinsonism, including Parkinson's disease, according to findings recently published in JAMA...
23 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Imbalanced gut microbes found to precede Parkinson's Disease diagnosis. is the GUT changing neuromuscular control?
A recent study published in Movement Disorders revealed that changes in gut bacterial communities may serve as an early indicator of Parkinson's disease. It was previously...
28 days ago - Natural News - 2 articles
What happens to the brain as we age?
The brain begins to decline with age. We examine what happens to the brain over time and whether the rate of decline can be slowed or even prevented.
29 days ago - Medical News Today
The brain's defense cells live longer than expected
In mice, microglia may persist the entire lifespan of the animal. The cells' lifetime may be linked to their role in immune memory and neurodegenerative diseases.
29 days ago - Medical News Today
How to keep your brain healthy as you age
A new advisory from the American Heart Association outlines seven steps for preventing age-related cognitive decline and vascular dementia.
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One of Senior Care's Most Innovative New Trends: Continuing Care at Home
Innovative CCaH programs pave the way for a proactive approach to long-term care and cost management As the size of our retired population increases and the costs of health...
We're young and energetic, why think about retirement now?
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Finding Treatments to Help Patients With Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in the US. Those with Alzheimer's live an average of eight years after the symptoms become noticeable to others.
A Cellular Insight into Alzheimer 132043; Disease
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Fighting Alzheimer's: Neurologists come up with a plan to reduce risk and...
Neurologists Dr. Dean Sherzai and Dr. Ayesha Sherzai spearhead the cutting-edge research into reducing and even reversing the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in the prestigious...
Hormone Therapy Benefits Postmenopausal Women
Menopause is one of the most significant events in a woman's life and brings in a number of physiological changes that affect the life of a woman permanently.
Exercise does not prevent blocked arteries, study finds
A longitudinal study suggests that, contrary to expectations, spending more than 7.5 hours per week exercising does not protect against blocked arteries.
One step closer toward a treatment for Alzheimer's disease?
Scientists have characterized a new class of drugs as potential therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease and discovered a piece in the puzzle of how they would work.
VIDEO: CAPSULaser makes capsulotomy easy and reproducible
LISBON, Portugal - At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons meeting, Pavel Stodulka, MD, PhD, speaks about CAPSULaser, a new compact laser for capsulotomy...
URMC Appoints Veteran Finance Leader as New CFO
The University of Rochester Medical Center has named Adam P. Anolik its chief financial officer. Anolik, a finance leader at the medical center for nearly two decades, has been...