Alzheimer's disease & dementia

In Alzheimer's research, scientists reveal brain rhythm role

In the years since her lab discovered that exposing Alzheimer's disease model mice to light flickering at the frequency of a key brain rhythm could stem the disorder's pathology, MIT neuroscientist Li-Huei Tsai and her team ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Company says it will seek approval of Alzheimer's drug

The drug company Biogen Inc. said Tuesday it will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer's disease, a landmark step toward finding a treatment that can alter the course of the most common form of dementia.

Cardiology

Twin study shows what's good for the heart is good for the brain

Emory University researchers are giving us double the reasons to pay attention to our cardiovascular health—showing in a recently published study in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease that good heart health can equal good ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Bringing ethnic diversity to dementia research

The current body of research on dementia does not reflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of the Australian population, leaving people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds receiving inequitable ...

Medical research

Figuring out Alzheimer's

One of the tasks of scientists' work is to explain how the world functions. Their research ideas may often seem unrealistic but, as it turns out, their research may truly help a great many of us.

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