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July 23, 2023

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Bodybuilding Supplement May Help Stave Off Alzheimer's

The secret to protecting your memory may be a staple of a bodybuilder's diet. Researchers recently discovered that a muscle-building supplement called beta-hydroxy beta-methylbutyrate, also called HMB, may help protect memory, reduce plaques and ultimately help prevent the progression of ...

Volunteering in Late Life May Protect the Brain Against Cognitive Decline and Dementia

Volunteering in late life is associated with better cognitive function -- specifically, better executive function and episodic ...

Majority of Older Adults With Cognitive Impairment Still Drive

The majority of older adults with cognitive impairment are still driving, despite concerns raised by caregivers and others, a study finds. Researchers say it's best for caregivers to start conversations surrounding driving earlier while the care recipient is able to understand and actively ...

Espresso Can Prevent Alzheimer's Protein Clumping in Lab Tests

Whether enjoyed on its own or mixed into a latte, Americano or even a martini, espresso provides an ultra-concentrated jolt of caffeine to coffee lovers. But it might do more than just wake you up. Research now shows that, in preliminary in vitro laboratory tests, espresso compounds can inhibit tau ...

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Fluctuating Levels of Cholesterol and Triglycerides Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia

Older people who have fluctuating levels of cholesterol and triglycerides may have a higher risk of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias compared to people who have steady levels, according ...

Taking Good Care of Your Teeth May Be Good for Your Brain

Taking good care of your teeth may be linked to better brain health, according to a new study. The study found that gum disease and tooth loss were linked to brain shrinkage in the hippocampus, which ...

Poor Sense of Smell Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Older Adults

In a study that followed more than 2,000 community-dwelling older adults over eight years, researchers say they have significant new evidence of a link between decreased sense of smell and risk of ...

Pain Not Perceived in the Same Way in People With Alzheimer's Disease

New research has found that in a mouse model mimicking Alzheimer's Disease (AD) pain signals are not processed in the same way as in healthy ...

What Role Does Alternative Splicing Play in Neurodegenerative Disease?

Scientists have written a review to discuss emerging research and evidence of the roles of alternative splicing defects in major neurodegenerative diseases. They also summarize the latest advances in ...

Ultra Small Molecule as a New Target for Alzheimer's Disease?

A new study shows that a very small molecule called microRNA-132 can have a significant impact on different brain cells and may play a role in Alzheimer's ...


AI Helps Show How the Brain's Fluids Flow

A new, AI-based technique for measuring fluid flow in the brain could lead to treatments for diseases such as ...

Altered Gut Bacteria May Be Early Sign of Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease causes changes to the brain that begin two decades or more before symptoms appear. A study reveals that the bacteria that live in the gut also change before Alzheimer's ...

A Chance Observation Finds Potential Hearing Biomarker for Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers found where plaques are found in the brain may impact hearing in Alzheimer's ...

Applying Artificial Intelligence for Early Risk Forecasting of Alzheimer's Disease

An international research team has developed an artificial intelligence (AI)-based model that uses genetic information to predict an individual's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD) ...

Poorly Insulated Nerve Cells Promote Alzheimer's Disease in Old Age

研究人员表明,有缺陷的我elin actively promotes disease-related changes in Alzheimer's ...

Tracking Early Signs of Alzheimer's Pathology in a Mouse Model

About two-thirds of the risk for Alzheimer's disease (AD) is thought to arise from genetic influences, but about a third could be influenced by environment and lifestyle, opening the door for ...


Low Sexual Satisfaction Linked to Memory Decline Later in Life

Low sexual satisfaction in middle age may serve as an early warning sign for future cognitive decline, according to a new study. The study, which tracked associations between erectile function, ...

研究发现大脑连通性,记忆力提高Older Adults After Walking

Regular walks strengthen connections in and between brain networks, according to new research, adding to growing evidence linking exercise with slowing the onset of Alzheimer's disease. The ...

People Who Live to Be 90+ With Superior Thinking Skills Are Resilient to Alzheimer's Pathology in Their Brains

Researchers have discovered that the oldest-old, those who live to be 90+ and have superior cognitive skills, have similar levels of brain pathology as Alzheimer's patients, however, they also ...

New Potential Drug Target for Alzheimer's Disease

Tau protein is implicated in many neurogenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's. New findings point to a new potential drug target to slow the progress of the disease: the enzymes responsible ...

Multivitamin Improves Memory in Older Adults, Study Finds

Taking a daily multivitamin may help slow age-related memory decline, a new study has ...

Effects on Memory of Neuron Diversity in Brain Region Revealed

Neurons in a key area of the brain have different functions based on their exact genetic identity, and understanding this diversity could lead to better understanding of the brain's ...

Dementia Study Reveals How Toxic Proteins Spread Through Brain

Fresh insights into the spread of damaging proteins that build up in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease could hold the key to stopping the condition progressing, a study ...

Brain-Belly Connection: Gut Health May Influence Likelihood of Developing Alzheimer's

A new study pinpoints 10 bacterial groups associated with Alzheimer's disease, provides new insights into the relationship between gut makeup and ...

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