dementia

Caregiver Depression: Worse For Daughters Or Daughters-In-Law?

Researchers have found that the emotional relationship between dementia patients and their caregivers may contribute to the caregivers' depression.

Ultrasound Slows Brain Aging In Mice

This study suggests that scanning ultrasound treatment could help keep our brains younger as we get older.

In Chinese Elderly, Vitamin D Levels May Predict Brain Decline Risk

Researchers have found a link between low vitamin D levels and an increased subsequent risk of cognitive decline and impairment in Chinese elderly.

A Step Closer To The World’s First Alzheimer’s Vaccine

Researchers in the US and Australia have developed a vaccine formulation that targets the two hallmark proteins of Alzheimer's disease.

What Finding Dory Teaches Us About Memory Loss

More than a children's animated movie, Finding Dory is a surprisingly accurate portrayal of someone with anterograde amnesia, or the inability to form new memories.

Multiple Tooth Loss Could Indicate Cognitive Impairment

Remind grandma to brush regularly! The loss of eight or more teeth in elderly stroke patients has been linked to poorer cognitive function.

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.

Snake Venom May Hold Key To Alzheimer’s Treatment

A molecule found in pit viper venom activates enzymes that break down amyloid plaques in the brain, which are commonly associated with Alzheimer's.

Scientists Reverse Dog Dementia With Stem Cell Therapy

Using its own stem cells, scientists have reversed the symptoms of an Alzheimer's-like condition in a dog.