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On 50th anniversary of Attica uprising, 4 essential reads on prisoners’...

Matt Williams, The Conversation On Sept. 9, 1971, nearly 1,300 incarcerated men at Attica Correctional Facility in New York...

Air pollution may contribute to Alzheimer’s and dementia risk – here’s...

Jiu-Chiuan Chen, University of Southern California Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It slowly destroys memory, thinking and behaviors, and eventually the...

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...

Webcams in nursing home rooms may deter elder abuse – but...

Clara Berridge, University of Washington and Karen Levy, Cornell University Mary Ann Papp’s daughter Lisa was worried about her 75-year-old mother. A foot infection seemed to...

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...

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...

Test-driving the brain could reveal early signs of Alzheimer’s

By Brian Murphy, Queen's University Belfast In some ways the human brain is like a well-oiled car engine, purring along without being noticed, until something...

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How scorpion venom could yield new cancer treatment

By Benjamin Burke, University of Hull In the development of new drugs, taking something from nature and modifying it has been a successful tactic employed...