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This exercise may help prevent cognitive decline in older people

Brain tissue is made up of gray matter, or cell bodies, and filaments, called white matter, that extend from the cells. The volume of gray matter...

Sleep-disordered breathing may harm the brain, increase Alzheimer’s disease risk

In a new study, researchers found that sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is linked to changes in the brain, including amyloid deposition in brain regions typically...

6 things you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s disease effectively

Alzheimer’s disease wreaks emotional havoc on patients, who are robbed of their memories, their dignity, and their lives. It’s financially devastating as well: care for...

New finding offers fresh hope for early Alzheimer’s diagnosis

In a new study, researchers have discovered a new biomarker that could be used to detect Alzheimer's disease decades before symptoms emerge. The research was...

Could virus be the dark matter behind Alzheimer’s disease?

For researchers investigating Alzheimer's Disease (AD), a devastating neurodegenerative illness afflicting close to 6 million Americans, it is the best and worst of times. Scientists...

Inflammation could trigger fatal cycle in Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that an immune reaction in the brain seems to play a major role in the development of Alzheimer's...

Hearing aids may help delay cognitive decline, improve brain function

In a new study, researchers found that wearing hearing aids may delay cognitive decline in older adults and improve brain function. The research was conducted...

Resolving inflammation may help prevent memory loss

Individuals with Down syndrome are at a much greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, with inflammation of the brain starting early in life and...

These personality traits may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that certain personality traits protect brain structures against neuro-degeneration. They found people who are less agreeable but with a...

New study may help understand causes of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers have brought together all known risk factors for Alzheimer's disease for the first time to produce a new model...

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