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Late-life alcohol abuse shown to be a possible symptom of dementia

People over 40 years old who develop alcohol abuse behaviors may be doing so in response to underlying brain disorders, such as early-onset dementia. According to a new study, adults

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Mild exercise shown to immediately increase memory function

University of California- Irvine and University of Tsukuba researchers utilized functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to identify increased activity in the critical brain areas linked to detailed memory processing. (Picture:

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Glucose and lipid levels in early adulthood found to be associated with Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine found that low HDL, high LDL, and high glucose levels at midlife are all associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease later

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Blood test that identifies risk of Alzheimer’s disease shown to be highly accurate in large study

Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a highly reliable blood test for identifying Alzheimer’s disease, which uses the biomarkers amyloid beta proteins Aβ42 and

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Neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease can be slowed by inhibition of Bach1 protein

Researchers have found that the suppression of Bach1 protein, a known transcriptional repressor of the Nrf2 pathway, slows the deterioration of neurons in Parkinson’s diseased brains. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is

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University of Cambridge researchers find Alzheimer’s disease progresses much differently than previously thought

According to the new study, the replication of aggregates in distinct areas of the brain, rather than the dissemination of aggregates, is the mechanism that controls the rate of advancement