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.
Agnosia is the inability to process sensory information. Often there is a loss of ability to recognize objects, persons, sounds, shapes, or smells while the specific sense is not defective nor is ther...
Agnosia - Wikipedia
Alexia (condition)
Dyslexia, also known as reading disorder or alexia, is a learning difficulty characterised by trouble reading despite a normal intelligence. Different people are affected to different degrees. Problem...
Transcortical sensory aphasia
Transcortical sensory aphasia (TSA) is a kind of aphasia that involves damage to specific areas of the temporal lobe of the brain, resulting in symptoms such as poor auditory comprehension, relatively...
Aphasiology is the study of linguistic problems usually resulting from brain damage, as a result of a stroke or progressive illness including the various types of dementia. It is also the name of a s...
Prosopagnosia /ˌprɒsəpæɡˈnoʊʒə/ (Greek: "prosopon" = "face", "agnosia" = "not knowing"), also called face blindness, is a cognitive disorder of face perception where the ability to recognize faces is ...
Prosopagnosia - 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.
Dysgraphia is a deficiency in the ability to write, primarily in terms of handwriting, but also in terms of coherence. Dysgraphia is a transcription disability, meaning that it is a writing disorder ...
Dysgraphia - Wikipedia
Finger agnosia
Finger agnosia, first defined in 1924 by Josef Gerstmann, is the loss in the ability “to distinguish, name, or recognize the fingers”, not only with the patient’s own fingers, but also the fingers of ...
Boston Naming Test
The Boston Naming Test (BNT), introduced in 1983 by Drs. Edith Kaplan, Harold Goodglass and Sandra Weintraub, is a widely used neuropsychological assessment tool to measure confrontational word retrie...
Logorrhea (psychology)
In psychology, logorrhea or logorrhoea (from Ancient Greek λόγος logos and ῥέω rheo "to flow") is a communication disorder, expressed by excessive wordiness with minor or sometimes incoherent talkativ...
Expressive aphasia
Expressive aphasia (non-fluent aphasia) is characterized by the loss of the ability to produce language (spoken or written). It is one subset of a larger family of disorders known collectively as apha...
Cerebral achromatopsia
Cerebral achromatopsia is a type of color-blindness caused by damage to the cerebral cortex of the brain, rather than abnormalities in the cells of the eye's retina. It is often confused with congenit...
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...