Several proteins are linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and scientists now believe they have found the pathways responsible for producing these compounds.
The latest research shows that viral and bacterial infections could have lasting legacies on cognition.
Sleep patterns and markers in spinal fluid may hint at the first signs of the neurodegenerative disorder.
Scientists believe amyloid protein plays a role in Alzheimer’s but are still trying to explain how
Mickey Hart’s quest to understand the power of music in medicine
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For the first time, researchers classify the brain injury from head trauma into four distinct stages
A daily dose of exercise is good for both mind and body, but how much is enough?
High blood pressure may lead to brain injury and to premature brain aging, even among people with only slightly elevated readings.
Marijuana isn’t exactly known as a cognitive enhancer but a new review suggests that the active ingredients in marijuana hold promise for preventing— or even reversing— brain aging and possibly Alzheimer’s and other …
Dana Nieder was at a loss. Doctors had been trying to figure out what was wrong with her daughter Maya since she was 7 months old. Now 4 1/2, Maya didn’t learn to walk until long after her second birthday and still can say only …
It’s inevitable that as we age, our brains get smaller. Nerves die off, losing their connections, and that leads to a thinned out network feeding our thinking functions. But brain shrinkage isn’t inevitable, according to the …
Anne Wojcicki plans to sell whole-genome sequencing directly to consumers, no doctors needed