Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common dementia type, with no treatment to slow down the progression of this dehumanizing disease currently available. The mechanisms of AD are poorly understood … Continue Reading Astrocytes linked to Alzheimer’s disease for the first time.
During neurodevelopment, the brain fabricates an incredible number of neurons which then migrate to specific parts of the brain. The development of new neurons is active all the way through … Continue Reading Study identifies how adult brain circuits regulate new neuron production.
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a fatal neurodegenerative disorder as well as the leading cause of senile dementia worldwide, with no effective treatment and limited functionality for early diagnosis. Now, a … Continue Reading Noninvasive eye scan can detect key signs of Alzheimer’s Disease in humans.
Changes in brain connections visible on MRI could represent an imaging biomarker of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of … Continue Reading Neuroimaging shows brain connection breakdown in early Alzheimer’s disease.
In a study of nearly 2,000 adults, researchers found that a buildup of plaque in the body’s major arteries was associated with mild cognitive impairment. Results of the study conducted … Continue Reading Asymptomatic atherosclerosis linked to cognitive impairment in first large-scale study.
People with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) are at increased risk of converting to Alzheimer’s disease within a few years, but a new study warns the risk increases significantly if they … Continue Reading Neuroimaging study begins to map damage caused by anxiety in the brain.
New research led by the University of Copenhagen suggests that signs of brain aging can be postponed in mice if placed on a high-fat diet. In the long term, this … Continue Reading High-fat diet postpones brain aging in study.
A new study by researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute reveals the process that leads to changes in the brains of individuals with Down syndrome, the same changes that cause … Continue Reading Why people with Down syndrome invariably develop Alzheimer’s disease.