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Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old Age

KEEP MOVING TO KEEP BRAIN SHARP IN OLD AGE

Older people who were physically active kept their minds sharp, even if their brains showed signs of lesions or other markers linked...

 
 
 
Q&A: Scientists Discovered Somatic Recombination in the Brain. Now What?

Q&A: SCIENTISTS DISCOVERED SOMATIC RECOMBINATION IN THE BRAIN. NOW WHAT?

Jerold Chun The recent Nature paper describing the first evidence of somatic gene recombination in the human brain has been getting...

Leaky blood vessels in brain can predict Alzheimer's years earlier than dementia-causing plaques

LEAKY BLOOD VESSELS IN BRAIN CAN PREDICT ALZHEIMER'S YEARS EARLIER THAN DEMENTIA-CAUSING PLAQUES

A new study from the University of Southern California has found that leakage of capillaries, the tiniest vessels in the body, could...

 
 
 
‘The results were impressive': Drug to fight aging purges the body of damaged ‘zombie cells'

‘THE RESULTS WERE IMPRESSIVE': DRUG TO FIGHT AGING PURGES THE BODY OF DAMAGED ‘ZOMBIE CELLS'

A drug to fight aging may finally be on the horizon after the first trials in humans showed “impressive” results. For many years, scientists...

Gut yeast crosses blood-brain barrier and triggers Alzheimer's-like inflammation: Study

GUT YEAST CROSSES BLOOD-BRAIN BARRIER AND TRIGGERS ALZHEIMER'S-LIKE INFLAMMATION: STUDY

Fungal gut populations are capable of migrating to the brain, crossing its blood-brain barrier and triggering the kind of inflammation...

 
 
 
Tetra Inks Deal with Shionogi to Support Fragile X, Alzheimer's R&D

TETRA INKS DEAL WITH SHIONOGI TO SUPPORT FRAGILE X, ALZHEIMER'S R&D

The lead drug of Tetra Discovery Partners is already in mid-stage clinical studies as a treatment for the rare Fragile X Syndrome....

High doses of a nutrient in meat, eggs & fish may protect multiple generations against Alzheimer's

HIGH DOSES OF A NUTRIENT IN MEAT, EGGS & FISH MAY PROTECT MULTIPLE GENERATIONS AGAINST ALZHEIMER'S

Choline, a common supplement for pregnant women, may change their genes to protect both their children and grandchildren from Alzheimer's,...

 
 
 
The Tonic This Neuroscientist Drinks Every Morning To Prevent Alzheimer's

THE TONIC THIS NEUROSCIENTIST DRINKS EVERY MORNING TO PREVENT ALZHEIMER'S

It actually tastes really good.

10 Ways To Really Help A Friend Who's Caring For A Sick Parent

10 WAYS TO REALLY HELP A FRIEND WHO'S CARING FOR A SICK PARENT

When a person you love deeply is slipping away, it is a struggle to not feel like you are dying right along with them. My mom was diagnosed...

 
 
 
The gut's link to Alzheimer's: Scientists discover common human gut yeast CAN enter the brain

THE GUT'S LINK TO ALZHEIMER'S: SCIENTISTS DISCOVER COMMON HUMAN GUT YEAST CAN ENTER THE BRAIN

The study by Baylor College of Medicine in Texas is the latest to suggest gut bacteria plays a role in brain diseases, and offers a...

CLASSIFYING EARLY AND LATE MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT STAGES OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE BY FUSING DEFAULT MODE NETWORKS EXTRACTED WITH MULTIPLE SEEDS

The default mode network in resting state has been increasingly used in disease diagnosis since it was found in 2001. Prior work has...

 
 
 
Injection that stops the onslaught of Alzheimer's could be available within 10 YEARS

INJECTION THAT STOPS THE ONSLAUGHT OF ALZHEIMER'S COULD BE AVAILABLE WITHIN 10 YEARS

There are 850,000 people in the UK living with some form of dementia, of which there is no cure. Figures show there are around 5.7million...

DIET AS A RISK FACTOR FOR COGNITIVE DECLINE IN AFRICAN AMERICANS AND CAUCASIANS WITH A PARENTAL HISTORY OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: A CROSS-SECTIONAL PILOT STUDY DIETARY PATTERNS

Abstract Background African Americans are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than Caucasians. Dietary modification may have...

 
 
 
San Francisco Biotech: The Next Generation-Photos and Takeaways

SAN FRANCISCO BIOTECH: THE NEXT GENERATION-PHOTOS AND TAKEAWAYS

View the Slideshow Among the life science companies developing new approaches to disease today are those that will shape the healthcare...

Health Basics: The history and primary causes of Alzheimer's Disease

HEALTH BASICS: THE HISTORY AND PRIMARY CAUSES OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Alzheimer's disease is tricky because most medical doctors in America will tell you that it's 70 percent genetic, but that's wrong....

 
 
 
‘Brussels sprouts drug' could treat Alzheimer's

‘BRUSSELS SPROUTS DRUG' COULD TREAT ALZHEIMER'S

Aberdeen University scientists claim they are 'moving forward with a new drug' that could treat Alzheimer's by converting vitamin A...

Bio Roundup: 2019 Trials, Pilgrim Price Chat, Pre-Xmas Sales & More

BIO ROUNDUP: 2019 TRIALS, PILGRIM PRICE CHAT, PRE-XMAS SALES & MORE

It's beginning to look a lot like, well, the last roundup of the year, with plenty of news to pack in before our holiday breather....

 
 
 

HOW NEURONS FEND OFF ALZHEIMER'S WITH A CELLULAR BROOM THAT CLEARS THE TOXIC TAU PROTEIN

Some neurons never get clogged up with tau, the toxic protein that's been implicated in Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative disorders....

Alzheimer's Study Reveals First Somatic Gene Recombination Found in Human Neurons

ALZHEIMER'S STUDY REVEALS FIRST SOMATIC GENE RECOMBINATION FOUND IN HUMAN NEURONS

Scientists in California recently released exciting results that could offer an entirely new approach to treating the most common form...