By Susan Scutti | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 11:18
A team of Swedish scientists prove omega-3 fatty acids can cross the blood brain barrier, where they affect a well-known biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease and an indicator of inflammation.
By John Ericson | Mon, 12/09/2013 - 17:38
A Mediterranean diet and other healthy lifestyle adjustments represent a safer and more efficient strategy against rising dementia statistics, according to experts.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 11:01
Solanezumab, a new Alzheimer's drug in the middle of clinical trials, could lead to a significant breakthrough in dementia research within five years.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 11/27/2013 - 12:01
In a new experiment, researchers at the University of Houston investigate the brain activity involved in Pavlovian conditioning in order to understand how memories are formed.
By Peter Sergo | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 18:13
Using mice, researchers showed the importance of circadian clock proteins in neurons, which, in their absence, could deteriorate and possibly lead to Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 11/25/2013 - 17:37
Infants who carry the APOE-E4 gene, a known risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer's disease, tend to show differences in brain development when compared to children without the gene.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 14:30
Scientists have discovered that blood pressure — specifically systolic or pulse pressure — may be related to Alzheimer's disease in middle-aged adults.
By Chris Weller | Thu, 11/14/2013 - 13:31
Mice with Alzheimer's disease tended to have thinning retinas, offering hope for future screening options in humans.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 11/13/2013 - 15:02
A new study shows that Alzheimer's patients can experience a boost in brain function after singing show tunes, such as those from "The Sound of Music."