Alzheimer's & Dementia News and Research

Latest Alzheimer's & Dementia News and Research

New research project aims to investigate the effect of late life learning on cognition and aging

New research project aims to investigate the effect of late life learning on cognition and aging

Researchers identify a specific neural mechanism behind remembering emotional events

Researchers identify a specific neural mechanism behind remembering emotional events

UQ researchers identify a cellular pathway to reprogram the body’s immune system

UQ researchers identify a cellular pathway to reprogram the body’s immune system

Exposure to World Trade Center particulate matter accelerates cognitive deterioration in mice model of Alzheimer's

Exposure to World Trade Center particulate matter accelerates cognitive deterioration in mice model of Alzheimer's

Dementia risk in women may be reduced by hormone replacement therapy

Dementia risk in women may be reduced by hormone replacement therapy

Better management of emotions could help limit neurodegeneration

Better management of emotions could help limit neurodegeneration

New blood test tracks neurodegenerative changes specifically in Alzheimer's disease

New blood test tracks neurodegenerative changes specifically in Alzheimer's disease

Researchers explore multi-syndrome prediction of dementia syndromes

Researchers explore multi-syndrome prediction of dementia syndromes

Study identifies new tau regulators as viable therapeutic targets for Alzheimer's and other tauopathies

Study identifies new tau regulators as viable therapeutic targets for Alzheimer's and other tauopathies

Walking pace and handgrip strength can indicate dementia risk

Walking pace and handgrip strength can indicate dementia risk

A 35% increase in physical activity improves memory and cognition in healthy elderly

A 35% increase in physical activity improves memory and cognition in healthy elderly

Valuable tool reveals the connections between gut microbes and the brain

Valuable tool reveals the connections between gut microbes and the brain

Risks and benefits of recently approved Alzheimer’s drug

Risks and benefits of recently approved Alzheimer’s drug

Ending involuntary commitments would shift burden of dementia care to strapped communities

Ending involuntary commitments would shift burden of dementia care to strapped communities

Reshaping the gut microbiome could be a possible way to prevent or treat neurodegeneration

Reshaping the gut microbiome could be a possible way to prevent or treat neurodegeneration

Social isolation is a risk factor for dementia in community-dwelling older adults, studies show

Social isolation is a risk factor for dementia in community-dwelling older adults, studies show

ADDF-Harrington partnership accelerates the translation of innovative Alzheimer's research into therapies

ADDF-Harrington partnership accelerates the translation of innovative Alzheimer's research into therapies

The same genetic factors may contribute to both cardiometabolic diseases and dementia

The same genetic factors may contribute to both cardiometabolic diseases and dementia

Study sheds light on fall-risk factors facing older adults in community-living environments

Study sheds light on fall-risk factors facing older adults in community-living environments

Green tea may protect against telomere shortening due to biological aging

Green tea may protect against telomere shortening due to biological aging