Repairing leaky blood-brain barrier may rejuvenate brain function
New research in mice suggests that a leaky blood-brain barrier can accelerate brain aging, and that targeting inflammation can reverse some changes.
7 hours ago - Medical News Today
Drowning Risk? Unexpected Effect of DBS Surfaces
A case series of nine Parkinson disease patients with implanted subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulators shows that when the device was on, these individuals lost their...
7 days ago - Medscape
Board games may stave off cognitive decline
Newly published research finds a strong association between playing non-digital games and experiencing less cognitive decline in older age.
8 days ago - Medical News Today
Swimming a 'no-no' for those undergoing deep brain stimulation therapy
Researchers have found that persons who have had a deep brain stimulation device implanted for treatment of Parkinson's disease may have lost their ability to swim. The small...
8 days ago - News Medical
Study uncovers new Alzheimer's risk gene
A new paper in the Journal of Neuropathology & Experimental Neurology finds a gene that may help explain a large part of the genetic risk for developing Alzheimer's disease.
16 days ago - News Medical - 5 articles
Probiotics Help Prevent Cognitive Decline
As your "second brain," the state of your gut has been shown to play an important role in your neurological health. Importantly, studies have shown probiotics can help decrease...
16 days ago - Mercola
Consider Vitamin D in Alzheimer's Prevention and Management
Dr Richard Isaacson on vitamin D supplementation's possible role in combating Alzheimer's dementia. Medscape Neurology
18 days ago - Medscape
Trans Fats Linked to Increased Risk for Alzheimer's
As noted by neurologist Dr. David Perlmutter, author of “ Grain Brain ” and “Brain Maker,” your diet and other lifestyle factors have major implications for your Alzheimer's...
1 month ago - Mercola
One question boosts memory tests' effectiveness
Conservative estimates indicate that more than 100,000 U.S. Medicare recipients have undiagnosed dementia, according to published reports. The Alzheimer's Association has...
1 month ago - Healio
Pro Soccer Players at High Risk for Death From Alzheimer's, ALS
Professional soccer players appear to be at considerably increased risk for death from neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's, ALS, and Parkinson's. Medscape Medical...
1 month ago - Medscape