Tag: Alzheimer’s

Brain injury may boost risk of Alzheimer’s earlier in life

Concussions and other traumatic brain injuries may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease earlier in life, according to a study published in Neuropsychology. The...
Researchers at Ohio State University, USA, say deep brain stimulation from a device similar to a cardiac pacemaker can slow the decline of problem-solving and decision-making skills in Alzheimer’s patients.

Deep brain stimulation shows promise as treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at Ohio State University, USA, say deep brain stimulation from a device similar to a cardiac pacemaker can slow the decline of problem-solving and...

Transcranial magnetic stimulation may improve accuracy of Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) may help determine whether a person has Alzheimer’s disease or frontotemporal dementia, according to a preliminary study published in Neurology. “Making the...

Sleep problems may be early sign of Alzheimer’s

Poor sleep may be a sign that people who are otherwise healthy may be more at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life...

Longeveron begins enrolment of second cohort of trial of stem cell...

Longeveron has announced that their Phase 1 Alzheimer's disease trial will proceed with enrolment at the recommendation of an independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMC)...

First study of diet’s impact on dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, begins

The first study of its kind designed to test the effects of a diet on the decline of cognitive abilities among a large group...

Study links cerebrovascular disease to Alzheimer’s

Diseased blood vessels in the brain itself may contribute more significantly to Alzheimer's disease dementia than was previously believed, according to new study results...