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Gene Variation In Mild Cognitive Impairment Associated With Brain Atrophy
2014-01-14 10:09:03

The presence of a gene variant in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is associated with accelerated rates of brain atrophy, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.

2014-01-13 23:00:24

The presence of a gene variant in people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is associated with accelerated rates of brain atrophy, according to a new study published online, January 14, in the

SAGE Test Helps Spot Early Alzheimer's
2014-01-13 10:54:07

The Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination (SAGE test), which takes less than 15 minutes to complete, is a reliable tool for evaluating cognitive abilities.

Vitamin E Curbs Alzheimer's Symptoms
2014-01-01 14:36:42

A new study has indicated that taking vitamin E supplements during the early stages of Alzheimer’s can slow the progression of cognitive decline symptoms.

2013-11-26 14:20:59

Although we know that mild cognitive impairment is a transitional stage between normal aging and Alzheimer's disease, changes in brain networks during this transformation have yet to be studied.

2013-11-19 11:55:09

Based on the largest comprehensive systematic review to date, researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania concluded that available evidence does not support an association between statins and memory loss or dementia.

Meditation May Help Slow Progression Of Alzheimer's Disease
2013-11-19 06:28:41

The biological changes and stress-level reduction caused by meditation could help slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease or other age-related neurodegenerative conditions, researchers from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston claim in a recently-published pilot study.

Alzheimer's Patients May Benefit From Novel Herbal Extracts
2013-11-16 05:41:04

A concoction made out of special antioxidants found in rosemary and spearmint has been found to improve learning and memory, and could potentially help combat Alzheimer’s disease, researchers from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine have discovered.

2013-11-12 12:07:07

Using scores obtained from cognitive tests, Johns Hopkins researchers think they have developed a model that could help determine whether memory loss in older adults is benign or a stop on the way to Alzheimer's disease.


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