Smell identification may be of predictive value for later Alzheimer disease . . .
Bilingualism Postpones Dementia and Alzheimer
A new study bolsters evidence that bilingualism contributes to cognitive reserve, postpones symptoms of dementia, and delays diagnosis of Alzheimer disease.
Brain Aging, Development, and Disease Explained
Identification of a brain circuit implicated in Alzheimer disease and schizophrenia could aid in comprehension of brain disorders and point to prevention strategies.
Memory, Thinking Work Better in Complex Jobs
Study results suggest that more stimulating work environments may help people retain their cognitive abilities.
New Imaging Spots Inflammation in Brain Disorders
These findings advance knowledge about the link between brain inflammation and the progression of brain disorders and suggest possible targets for future treatments.
HSV Linked to Alzheimer Disease
Could the common herpes simplex virus be associated with Alzheimer disease? These researchers think it is possible.
Orexin and Alzheimer: A Link to Impaired Sleep
Increased orexin in this disorder is associated with disease severity, total tau protein levels, sleep impairment, and cognitive deterioration.
Use a Saliva Test to ID Neurodegenerative Disease?
Why ask patients to “spit in a cup”? Statistically significant protein differences have been found in Alzheimer disease saliva, and trends have been observed for Parkinson disease.
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