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Alzheimers

At blood levels that are typical in humans, an approved high blood pressure drug was able to clear toxic proteins of Parkinson's disease from mouse...

Geriatrics

New research examines the effect of a noninvasive brain stimulation technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation on age-related memory decline.

Stroke

Scientists have restored some brain function in a pig's brain 4 hours after the mammal has died. The findings open new avenues for researching the ...

Stroke

Recent findings suggest that women with low levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol — or 'bad cholesterol' — have a heightened bleeding strok...

Geriatrics

A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) examines global life expectancies and access to health services across the world.

Stroke

People with diabetes are more likely to have a stroke than those without it. This article looks at the link between diabetes and stroke, risk facto...

Alzheimers

Working memory tends to decline with age, and this problem is characterized by poor synchronicity between brain regions. Can researchers 'fix' this...

Geriatrics

Oxidative stress can damage cells and occurs when there is an excess of free radicals. The body produces free radicals during normal metabolic proc...

Alzheimers

Using brain scans that can detect hallmarks of Alzheimer's could improve diagnosis and clinical care of people with dementia and mild cognitive imp...

Geriatrics

Dark spots on the skin are usually the result of hyperpigmentation. They are usually harmless. In this article, we look at the symptoms, causes, an...

Alzheimers

Study of 531 cognitively healthy older adults over 11.5 years finds no link between smoking and dementia after accounting for 'competing risk' of d...

Alzheimers

According to a new study in mice, shorter-wave ultrasound pulses could help scientists deliver drugs straight into the brain more safely and effici...