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Heart Attack Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment Get Fewer Treatments

August 23, 2019

A new study finds people who have mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which lies on the continuum of cognitive…
The brain’s amyloid buildup is not a powerful indicator of Alzheimer’s disease

August 8, 2019

While the presence of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain may be a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, giving patients…
Brain games? Yoga? What slows mild cognitive impairment?

May 29, 2019

As we age, many of us experience minor changes to memory, language and decision-making. These changes may represent mild…
Alzheimer’s Diagnosis, Management Improved by Brain Scans

April 8, 2019

A first-of-its-kind national study has found that a form of brain imaging that detects Alzheimer’s-related “plaques” significantly influenced…
Your healthy food is not going to protect you from dementia

March 15, 2019

Having a good healthy diet is extremely important and everyone knows that. You should eat enough fruits and…
Discovery of Severe Psychological Impairment due to Space Travel Brings Mission to Mars into Question

February 22, 2019

While most of the talk at the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference, which took place…
Discovery brings saliva test for Alzheimer’s disease one step closer

December 10, 2018

The discovery of three biomarkers that detect mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s has the potential to lead to…
Measure of belly fat in older adults is linked with cognitive impairment

August 1, 2018

A new study using data from the Trinity Ulster Department of Agriculture (TUDA) ageing cohort study comprising over…
Being in the Presence of Smartphones Reduces Brain Power, Study Suggests

June 24, 2017

Researchers at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin, led by Assistant Professor Adrian…
Cancer substantially affects cognition: international research

November 3, 2015

An international group of researchers has found cancer substantially affects memory, in the largest longitudinal cohort study assessing…
Down Syndrome: Link to Alzheimer’s Boosts Cognition Research

March 28, 2015

Just when people thought that funding to Down syndrome cognition research will slow down owing to the emergence…
Can your blood type affect your memory?

September 11, 2014

Bags of blood collected during donation. Image: Wikipedia. People with blood type AB may be more likely to…
A face is not a fish: Research turns up clues to process behind recognition

March 26, 2014

When it comes to recognizing faces, humans are extraordinarily skillful. It’s no surprise — our brains are drawn…
Vanderbilt study reveals senses of sight and sound separated in children with autism

January 15, 2014

Like watching a foreign movie that was badly dubbed, children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have trouble integrating…
At-home test can spot early Alzheimer’s

January 13, 2014

The first at-home test to spot early signs of conditions like Alzheimer’s disease has been developed by researchers…
Underactive thyroid not linked to memory problems

December 31, 2013

New findings contradict previous research suggesting that poor thyroid function might be tied to dementia. Hypothyroidism, a condition…
Increased risk of neurological, cognitive deficits in youth with HIV

August 30, 2013

More than 65 percent of HIV-infected youth had mild to moderate impairments in fine-motor skills, memory, and other…
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