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Scientists discover a new cause of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers have discovered alternate chemistry that could account for the various pathologies associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The research was conducted by...

Scientists find the key to predicting who will develop Alzheimer’s

In a new study, researchers found it may be possible to predict if people with mild memory and thinking impairments will go onto develop...

High blood pressure in midlife linked to brain problems later, but not Alzheimer’s

In a new study, researchers found high blood pressure and large increases in blood pressure in midlife may be associated with brain pathologies in...

Scientists may have found an important cause of Alzheimer’s disease

Increased cholesterol levels have been linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s later in life. This risk may be due to genetic factors related to cholesterol. In...

Depression symptoms could be signs for cognitive decline in some people

In a new study, researchers found that that depression symptoms in healthy older people who have brain amyloid, a biological marker of Alzheimer’s, could...

Scientists discover a cause of age-related memory loss

In a new study, researchers found that calcium levels in specific cells in the brain play a key role in age-related memory loss. The finding...

Alzheimer’s disease can destroy neurons that keep us awake

In a new study, researchers suggest that Alzheimer's disease directly attacks brain regions responsible for wakefulness during the day. This means Alzheimer's disease could destroy...

Scientists discover genes for both late- and early-onset Alzheimer’s

In a new study, researchers have identified a pair of genes that influence risk for both late-onset and early-onset Alzheimer's disease. The finding could provide...

Scientists find new way to predict cognitive decline due to Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers have developed a new method to help predict if patients at risk for Alzheimer's disease will experience a cognitive...

This novel detector could help with early Alzheimer’s diagnosis

In a new study, researchers have developed a high-sensitivity detector that could help aid early Alzheimer's diagnosis. The research was conducted by a team from...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

These two common foods linked to most heart disease, stroke, diabetes

It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...