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Symptoms of memory loss could be symptoms of impaired hearing

Symptoms of memory loss could be symptoms of impaired hearing

Older adults concerned about displaying early symptoms of memory loss should also consider that they may have impaired hearing. Published in the Canadian Journal on...
Does moving more when you’re older = memory improvement?

Does moving more when you’re older = memory improvement?

According to the American Academy of Neurology, older adults who move more may preserve their thinking skills and experience memory improvement. Memory improvement is said...
Is personalised medicine for neurodegenerative disorders on the horizon?

Is personalised medicine for neurodegenerative disorders on the horizon?

According to UT Southwestern, USA, new discoveries focusing on neurodegenerative disorders predict ability to forecast dementia from a single molecule. By recently identifying the molecular...
Unexplored gene recombination in the brain linked to Alzheimer's disease treatment

Unexplored gene recombination in the brain linked to Alzheimer’s disease treatment

New tech reveals DNA in neurons are 'mixed and matched', therefore the gene recombination could be a new form of Alzheimer's disease treatment. According to...
Trazadone dosage may not be better than the use of antipsychotics for dementia patients

Trazadone dosage may not be better than the use of antipsychotics for dementia patients

Physicians are attempting to decrease the use of antipsychotics in senior dementia patients however the typical alternative trazadone dosage has similar detrimental side effects. According...
Concomitant use of benzodiazepine drugs common amongst AD patients

Concomitant use of benzodiazepine drugs common amongst AD patients

The most commonly concomitant use amongst AD patients was benzodiazepine drugs and a weak opioid – where one in five people with Alzheimer’s disease...
Dementia deaths are rising again – charity calls for more research funding

Dementia deaths are rising again – charity calls for more research funding

Alzheimer Research UK calls on the government for additional funding into dementia research as dementia deaths across the UK have risen. Dementia accounted for 76,090...

Tanycytes: the cells that control body weight and energy balance

New €10m grant funded by the European Research Council set to fund research project delving more into the knowledge regarding tanycytes. Having been awarded with...
Can herpes viruses cause Alzheimer's?

Can herpes viruses cause Alzheimer’s?

New research shows evidence of the fundamental link between herpes viruses and Alzheimer's, igniting possibilities for further research and treatment. The review available in Frontiers...
Antiepileptic drugs may increase risk of stroke for those with Alzheimer’s disease

Antiepileptic drugs increase risk of stroke for those with Alzheimer’s disease

The use of antiepileptic drugs is associated with an increased risk of stroke amongst individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. According to a new study from the...
Alzheimer's disease treatment: Amyloid β-protein could be making a comeback

Alzheimer’s disease treatment: Amyloid β-protein could be making a comeback

For many years, amyloid β-protein has been a promising therapeutic target, but the study results have been disappointing. New studies have now shown these...
Do fibre foods reduce brain inflammation

Do fibre foods reduce brain inflammation?

New research suggests brain inflammation to be reduced by foods high in fibre. According to a new study from the University of Illinois, dietary fibre...

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