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Mobile game picks out players who are genetically at risk of Alzheimer's

MOBILE GAME PICKS OUT PLAYERS WHO ARE GENETICALLY AT RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S

When the app Sea Hero Quest was put to the test, a study by University College London and the University of East Anglia found it picks...

Deadwood Creator David Milch Reveals Alzheimer's Diagnosis

DEADWOOD CREATOR DAVID MILCH REVEALS ALZHEIMER'S DIAGNOSIS

Creator of HBO's Deadwood , David Milch, has revealed that he's been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The somber announcement comes...

 
 
 
‘Deadwood' creator David Milch diagnosed With Alzheimer's

‘DEADWOOD' CREATOR DAVID MILCH DIAGNOSED WITH ALZHEIMER'S

David Milch, the creator of “Deadwood,” revealed he had been diagnosed with the disease in an interview published Tuesday.

CDC says U.S. birth rates are down, death rates are up

CDC SAYS U.S. BIRTH RATES ARE DOWN, DEATH RATES ARE UP

The Centers for Disease Control reported that U.S. birth rates were down in 2017 by more than two percent compared to 2016. The downward,...

 
 
 
Drug used to treat high blood pressure could relieve Parkinson's, Huntington's and Alzheimer's

DRUG USED TO TREAT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE COULD RELIEVE PARKINSON'S, HUNTINGTON'S AND ALZHEIMER'S

A study by the University of Cambridge found the hypertension medication felodipine reduced the toxic build-up of proteins in the brains...

EIP BAGS CASH TO TRIAL EX-VERTEX DRUG IN DEMENTIA, HUNTINGTON'S

EIP Pharma has raised $11.2 million to expand its clinical trial activities beyond Alzheimer's disease. The cash will fund midphase...

 
 
 
Vitamin C supplementation before exercise can help hasten your post-workout recovery, researchers find

VITAMIN C SUPPLEMENTATION BEFORE EXERCISE CAN HELP HASTEN YOUR POST-WORKOUT RECOVERY, RESEARCHERS FIND

Regular exercise is one of the top ways to maintain your health as you age. Along with a healthy diet and plenty of rest, exercise...

Alzheimer's disease could be treated by zapping patients' brains

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE COULD BE TREATED BY ZAPPING PATIENTS' BRAINS

The Boston University breakthrough could lead to people wearing skull caps or gaming style headset devices to treat a host of neurological...

 
 
 
Brain Scans Improved Alzheimer's Diagnosis and Management

BRAIN SCANS IMPROVED ALZHEIMER'S DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT

A study has found that amyloid PET scans that detects Alzheimer's-related "plaques" influenced clinical management of patients with...

New 3D Printed Transparent Skull Offers Better Understanding on Brain Activity

NEW 3D PRINTED TRANSPARENT SKULL OFFERS BETTER UNDERSTANDING ON BRAIN ACTIVITY

Novel 3D-printed transparent skull implant known as See-Shell allows researchers to watch brain activity in real time that could provide...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Amyloid Angst, NASH News, Brammer Bagged & More

BIO ROUNDUP: AMYLOID ANGST, NASH NEWS, BRAMMER BAGGED & MORE

A week after the failure of Biogen's Alzheimer's drug aducanumab , the ripple effects are still being felt-and not just by Biogen,...

Smoking may NOT increase risk of Alzheimer's

SMOKING MAY NOT INCREASE RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S

Previous studies have described smoking as a modifiable risk factor for the incurable disease. But a new study by the University of...

 
 
 
Diabetes Treatment May Keep Dementia and Alzheimer's at Bay

DIABETES TREATMENT MAY KEEP DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER'S AT BAY

Dementia and Alzheimer's develop much faster in people with untreated diabetes. However, patients on medication for type 2 diabetes...

'It gave me hope': Alzheimer's sufferer, 57, reveals heartbreak after failure of clinical triale

'IT GAVE ME HOPE': ALZHEIMER'S SUFFERER, 57, REVEALS HEARTBREAK AFTER FAILURE OF CLINICAL TRIALE

Former New York Times reporter Phillip S Gutis, 57, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2016, placing him in the slim category of the...

 
 
 
Biogen's Alzheimer's disease drug crashes in Phase III testing

BIOGEN'S ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE DRUG CRASHES IN PHASE III TESTING

The news sent Biogen's shares down more than 26 percent pre-market, but analysts also wrote that it deals a significant blow to amyloid...

Choosing Adult Day Care for Alzheimer's Patients

CHOOSING ADULT DAY CARE FOR ALZHEIMER'S PATIENTS

No matter how nice and caring you are for somebody with Alzheimer's disease, you may end up needing help. Sometimes, a friend or a...

 
 
 
Biogen is crashing after scrapping its late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials

BIOGEN IS CRASHING AFTER SCRAPPING ITS LATE-STAGE ALZHEIMER'S DRUG TRIALS

Biogen and the Japanese pharmaceutical company Eisai said Thursday they would discontinue late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials. Shares...

91-year-old man with Alzheimer's missing in Baltimore

91-YEAR-OLD MAN WITH ALZHEIMER'S MISSING IN BALTIMORE

Baltimore police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 91-year-old man who suffers from Alzheimer's.

 
 
 
Physical exercise reduces severity of Alzheimer's symptoms

PHYSICAL EXERCISE REDUCES SEVERITY OF ALZHEIMER'S SYMPTOMS

A study published in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia revealed that physical exercise can improve cognitive function and reduce the...

Light and sound therapy could stall Alzheimer's symptoms, study finds - as human trials begin

LIGHT AND SOUND THERAPY COULD STALL ALZHEIMER'S SYMPTOMS, STUDY FINDS - AS HUMAN TRIALS BEGIN

The study by MIT showed that the non-invasive treatments boosted memory by destroying rogue proteins in the brains of mice.