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Low blood pressure could be a culprit in dementia, studies suggest

Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New York Decline in brain function often occurs as people age. People often worry that declining brain function...

Blood tests for Alzheimer’s: Two experts on why new studies are...

Todd Golde, University of Florida and Steven DeKosky, University of Florida Many people who have problems with their memory, especially if they are elderly, worry...

Supplements for brain health show no benefit – a neurologist explains...

Steven DeKosky, University of Florida Americans and others around the world have turned increasingly to dietary supplements in order to maintain or preserve their brain...

An unexpected pathway to treating neurodegenerative diseases

Kenneth S. Kosik, University of California, Santa Barbara Scientific success stories can sometimes occur when therapies being studied for one disease can be used to...

Myths and unknowns about chess and the contenders for the World...

Alexey W. Root, University of Texas at Dallas If Fabiano Caruana wins the World Chess Championship match against champion Magnus Carlsen this month, he will...

Improving the lives of those with dementia – by using memories...

Michael Ego, University of Connecticut Dementia can be caused by a number of diseases, but the most common is Alzheimer’s, which affects 5.7 million people...

Researchers find pathological signs of Alzheimer’s in dolphins, whose brains are...

Maria Carolina Gallego-Iradi, University of Florida and David Borchelt, University of Florida A team of scientists in the United Kingdom and the U.S. recently reported...

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Treating illness and preventing disease with genetic testing

By Clara Gaff, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and Ivan Macciocca, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute Rapid technological advances mean it’s faster and cheaper than...