cognitive decline

Telomere Length May Predict Depression In Older Adults

A study from South Korea reveals that the shortening of telomeres can be potentially used for early diagnosis of depression and cognitive impairment in healthy elderly individuals. But more studies are needed to confirm this.

Infants With Long Screen Time May Experience Cognitive Decline

Families which let their children have more screen time might be experiencing food or housing challenges.

7 Must-Read Stories In March 2019

Stories about outstanding scientists topped the charts in the month of March, but readers were also curious about feats of engineering and studies about diseases.

A Blood Test For Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers have developed a blood test that can diagnose Alzheimer’s disease with 90 percent accuracy.

Macrophages, The Little Helpers That Heal Broken Blood Vessels (VIDEO)

Macrophages can grab the broken ends of a ruptured blood vessel in the brain and ‘stick’ them back together, helping them heal faster.

Protein Found To Slow Onset Of Alzheimer’s

The protein interleukin-33, which regulates immune function, has also been found to reduce deposits of beta-amyloid plaques in the brains of mice.