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Scientists find new way to detect Alzheimer’s disease early

Scientists have developed a method to detect the biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease that is 10 times more sensitive than current blood testing technology. While still...

Scientists find key symptoms that exacerbate Alzheimer’s disease

Research finds that impaired blood flow in the brain is correlated with the buildup of tau tangles, a hallmark indicator of cognitive decline. The study...

Memory loss can be reversed, study shows

In a recent study at The Centre for Healthy Aging, National University Health System, Singapore, researchers examined patients with varying levels of cognitive decline. They...

This common mental issue could be a sign of high dementia risk

Older adults with severe apathy, or lack of interest in usual activities, may have a greater chance of developing dementia than people with few...

This stuff in the brain may drive Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers propose that Alzheimer's disease may be driven by the overactivation of fructose made in the brain. They outlined the hypothesis...

Many dementia cases can be prevented by avoiding these 12 things

In a recent study from the Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention, and care, researchers found that modifying 12 risk factors over a lifetime could...

Over half of COVID-19 patients on mental health wards also had dementia, study shows

Over half of those who contracted COVID-19 on mental health wards also had dementia, says a study published in The Lancet Psychiatry It is the...

Scientists discover a new form of dementia

In a new study, researchers have discovered a new, rare genetic form of dementia. This discovery also sheds light on a new pathway that leads...

A ‘feeling’ for dementia could be a warning sign, study shows

When memory deteriorates according to one’s own perception, but mental performance—following objective criteria—is still within the normal range, this is referred to as ‘subjective...

Older people with these personality traits may have worse cognitive function

Our aging brains collect tangles and sticky plaques that can interfere in our cognition and memory. But in a new study, researchers found some older...