Aphasia
Aphasia (/əˈfeɪʒə/, /əˈfeɪziə/ or /eɪˈfeɪziə/; from Greek a- ("without") + phásis (φάσις, "speech")) is the name given to a collection of language disorders caused by damage to the brain. The word ap...
Researchers Discover the Moment Alzheimer's disease Is Triggered
Researchers discover the moment Alzheimer's disease is triggered.
Clearing toxins from brain a great boost for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's treatment.
#BREAKING: New chemicals that clear toxic proteins from brain cells have been identified. A great boost for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's treatment.
UF researchers find that 'peanut butter' test can help diagnose Alzheimer's disease
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A dollop of peanut butter and a ruler can be used to confirm a diagnosis of early stage Alzheimer's disease, University of Florida Heal...
Experts excited by brain 'wonder-drug'
A drug for depression could stop all neurodegenerative diseases, including dementia, scientists hope.
Ultrasound Treatment Could Help Restore Memory Of Alzheimer's Patients
A non-invasive scanning ultrasound can be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease, according to a discovery by researchers at the University of Queensland. The new...
Biogen experimental Alzheimer's drug shows promise in human trials
An experimental drug shattered and removed toxic plaque in the brains of patients with early-stage Alzheimer's disease, researchers found.
Menstrual Pain Reliever Drug Mefenamic Acid Shows Promise As Alzheimer's Disease Treatment
Mefenamic acid, which is used to relieve menstrual pain, has shown promise as treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Additional studies are still needed to determine the drug's effectiveness and side effe...
Alzheimer’s Disease: Period Pain Drug Cures Symptoms In Mice, New Research Shows
Mefenamic acid, a drug commonly used to relieve menstrual pain, has shown to reverse symptoms of the disease in mice, according to a new research.
A Simple Eye Test Could Help Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease
The research was done in mice and has not yet been tested in humans.
Marijuana Compound Removes Alzheimer's-Related Protein From Nerve Cells
With the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease expected to almost triple in the United States by 2050, there is an urgent need to identify effective treatmen...
A Texan went to the hospital for surgery. She woke up with a startling British accent
Foreign Accent Syndrome is extremely rare, with just about 100 documented cases since it was first described in 1907.
New Imaging Technique May Find Real Alzheimer's Culprit
PET scans that highlight the tangle-causing protein tau may better predict memory loss of Alzheimer's than older methods, researchers say.
“Lost” Memories Can Be Found | MIT News
In the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, patients are often unable to remember recent experiences. However, a new study from MIT suggests that those memories are still stored in the brain — they ju...
Blueberries Could Help Fight Alzheimer’s
The blueberry, already labeled a ‘super fruit’ for its power to potentially lower the risk of heart disease and cancer, also could be another weapon in the war against Alzheimer’s disease. New researc...
Brain Scans Show Alzheimer's Emerging
For the first time, scientists have found a tool that could track the beginnings of Alzheimer's in the brain
First Brain Region Affected By Alzheimer's Disease Identified
Researchers found the part of the brain affected by Alzheimer's disease first, and think engaging in mentally challenging activities could help prevent it.
Protein aggregation
Protein aggregation is a biological phenomenon in which mis-folded proteins aggregate (i.e., accumulate and clump together) either intra- or extracellularly. These protein aggregates are often toxic;...
Agraphia
Agraphia is an acquired neurological disorder causing a loss in the ability to communicate through writing, either due to some form of motor dysfunction or an inability to spell. The loss of writing a...
JUNQ and IPOD
JUNQ and IPOD are types of cytosolic protein inclusion bodies in eukaryotes.Neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and Huntington’s, are associated and correlated with protein a...
JUNQ and IPOD - Wikipedia
A Texan went to the hospital for surgery. She woke up with a startling British accent
Foreign Accent Syndrome is extremely rare, with just about 100 documented cases since it was first described in 1907.
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
The Journal of Alzheimer's Disease is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by IOS Press covering the etiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetics, treatment, and psychology of Alzheimer's disea...
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease - Wikipedia
Memory and aging
One of the key concerns of older adults is the experience of memory loss, especially as it is one of the hallmark symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. However, memory loss is qualitatively different in no...
Dysprosody
Dysprosody, which may manifest as pseudo-foreign accent syndrome, refers to a disorder in which one or more of the prosodic functions are either compromised or eliminated completely.Prosody refers to ...
Sense
A sense is a physiological capacity of organisms that provides data for perception. The senses and their operation, classification, and theory are overlapping topics studied by a variety of fields, mo...
Peter Davies (scientist)
Peter Davies, a scientist and active researcher, was born in Wales in 1948. He is the Head and Director of the Litwin-Zucker Research Center for The Study of Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders ...
Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders
Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders is a quarterly peer-reviewed medical journal publishing original research findings and new approaches to diagnosis and treatment for Alzheimer's disease and ...
Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders - Wikipedia
Alzheimer Society of Canada
The Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC) is the leading nationwide health charity for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Active in communities right across Canada, the Society pa...
Teen Invents Sensor to Help Alzheimers Patients
Shinozuka has invented a pressure sensor that when worn on the bottom of the foot or with a sock detects an increase in pressure and wirelessly sends an alert to a caregiver's smartphone. Not only did...
Caregiving and dementia
As populations age, caring for people with dementia has become more common. Elderly caregiving may consist of formal care and informal care. Formal care involves the services of community and medica...