Scientists know that if they transfuse blood from a young mouse to an old one, then they can stave off or even reverse some signs of aging. But they don’t know what in the blood is responsible for this remarkable effect.
Nearly a quarter of young adults and a fifth of adolescents in the United States have prediabetes, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
After a string of drug failures, researchers are looking beyond amyloid as a target
We know added sugar in processed foods like soft drinks and breakfast cereals could elevate your body’s glucose levels, causing health issues like obesity or cognitive decline—and high glucose levels have been tied to memory problems in studies. But is all sugar bad?
Frequently napping during the day may be a sign of fatigue or growing older, but a new study suggests it may also be a warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease. The study, out of UC San Francisco, found that sleeping too much during the day — especially if there are no sleeping problems at night — could be a sign that the beginning of Alzheimer’s may be impacting the part of the brain associated with staying awake. The study found that …
Slow-wave activity during dreamless slumber helps wash out neural detritus
Now the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States (fifth in North Carolina) and the most expensive disease (it costs roughly $341,000 for the health needs of someone from diagnosis to death), what do we know?
Diet, physical exercise, strong mental health, and spiritual fitness. Here’s how these four factors are the keys to staving off memory loss.
In Technion, Bar-Ilan trials, nanochip ferries ‘neural growth factor’ — which combats neurodegenerative diseases — and releases it where needed, overcoming blood-brain barrier
A researcher at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) — has entered the national spotlight for showing how the mechanism that brings sugar to the brain malfunctions in people with Alzheimer’s disease, highlighting a potential target for treatment.