Category: Alzheimer’s Disease
Carnosine/anserine supplementation in healthy older adults led to improved performance on a verbal episodic memory task and decreased functional connectivity in PCC and RFPN networks.
July 13, the main event of the once-in-ten-years White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) took place (with the participation of US President).
The cause of Parkinson’s Disease is the loss of neurons in a particular region of the mid-brain where nerve signals are translated into chemical signals.
A troubling link between a fat-rich diet common in the West and brain-related ailments that can actually impair our ability to avoid overeating.
Forty million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s and this is only set to increase. But tiny brains grown in culture could help scientists learn more about this mysterious disease – and test new drugs.
“A Bite to Remember? Chocolate Is Shown to Aid Memory” was prominent in my twitter feed, highlighting a recent paper in Nature Neuroscience.
Recent re-analysis suggests that Alzheimer’s Disease ought to be ranked with cancer and heart disease as one of the most important mortality risks for older Americans. Some of this risk is under our control.