Regular exercise may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Related video At the 2019 American Psychological Association convention, a team of researchers presented their work that showed that regular exercise could help prevent cognitive decline seen in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. Liderina | Shutterstock Dr. Ozioma Okonkwo from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, said, “Our research shows that in […]

Adults with mild cognitive impairment can learn and benefit from mindfulness meditation

Related video There’s currently no known way to prevent older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) from developing Alzheimer’s disease. But there may be a safe and feasible non-pharmacological treatment that may help patients living with MCI, according to a small pilot study in the current issue of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease led by […]

Nanotechnology could boost stem cell transplantation research

Related video Nanotechnology developed at Rutgers University-New Brunswick could boost research on stem cell transplantation, which may help people with Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, other neurodegenerative diseases and central nervous system injuries. The nanotechnology platform, which uses special tiny rods for sensing, allows researchers to confirm the identity of human stem cell fates and their […]

Mapping the structure of protein aggregate that leads to Alzheimer’s

Related video A research team including faculty at Binghamton University and University of Colorado Denver are the first to map the molecular structure of an aggressive protein aggregate that causes acceleration of Alzheimer’s disease. “Approximately 10 percent of Alzheimer’s cases result from familial mutations,” said Wei Qiang, assistant professor of biophysical chemistry at Binghamton University. […]

Psychiatric symptoms may indicate the beginning of Alzheimer’s disease

Related video Researchers are keen to treat early stage Alzheimer’s Disease progression Neuropsychiatric symptoms among those with earliest stages of NF tangles No link found between Aβ plaques build-up and neuropsychiatric symptoms Using this knowledge to reduce burden in aging adults would be “absolutely huge” Researchers at UC San Francisco (UCSF) and the University of […]