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A shorter reproductive window in women linked to increased dementia risk

Medical Xpress - Thu 28 Mar 19

A team of US-based researchers has found that a shorter reproductive window is associated with a higher dementia risk. They also found a higher risk of dementia in women who had undergone a ...

Fewer reproductive years in women linked to an increased risk of dementia

Medical Xpress - Wed 27 Mar 19

Women who start their period later, go through menopause earlier or have a hysterectomy may have a greater risk of developing dementia, according to a new study published in the March 27, 2019, ...

Another big Alzheimer’s drug fails in late-stage human trials

Gizmag - Fri 22 Mar 19

A shockwave reverberated through the Alzheimer's research community today after pharmaceutical company Biogen announced it was discontinuing two massive final phase human trials into ...

Clever math enables MRI to map biomolecules

Science Now - Thu 21 Mar 19

Rapidly Flashing Lights and Sounds Reduces Alzheimer’s in Mice

The Scientist - Fri 15 Mar 19

Exposing mice to an hour of 40-hertz stimuli every day for a week reduced levels of amyloid-beta plaques and tau protein, and improved cognition.

Brain wave stimulation may improve Alzheimer's symptoms

Medical Xpress - Thu 14 Mar 19

By exposing mice to a unique combination of light and sound, MIT neuroscientists have shown that they can improve cognitive and memory impairments similar to those seen in Alzheimer's patients.

Brain wave stimulation may improve Alzheimer’s symptoms, HealthCanal - Thu 14 Mar 19
Brain wave stimulation may improve Alzheimer’s symptoms, Science Blog - Fri 15 Mar 19
Brain wave stimulation may improve Alzheimer's symptoms, ScienceDaily - Thu 14 Mar 19

Flickers and buzzes sweep mouse brains of Alzheimer’s plaques

ScienceNews - Thu 14 Mar 19

Precisely timed clicking noises can counter signs of Alzheimer’s in the brains of mice and improve memory.

Long-term hormone use after menopause tied to Alzheimer's risk

Reuters - Thu 21 Mar 19

(Reuters Health) - Women who take hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to ease menopause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats may be slightly more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, a ...

Light and sound therapy could stall Alzheimer's symptoms, study finds - as human trials begin

Daily Mail - Thu 14 Mar 19

The study by MIT showed that the non-invasive treatments boosted memory by destroying rogue proteins in the brains of mice.

Fewer Periods May Mean Higher Dementia Risk

WebMD - Thu 28 Mar 19

The researchers said the pattern fits a theory that lower lifetime exposure to estrogen may contribute to dementia. Lab research, for example, suggests that estrogen aids resiliency and repair ...

Flashing Light, Sound Restore Memory in Alzheimer's Mice

Laboratory Equipment - Wed 20 Mar 19

ArticleCould an hour of light and sound a day keep Alzheimer's at bay in people?Staff Author: Elizabeth DoughmanTopics: Animal Lab News

Flashing Light and Sound Reduced Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Mice

SingularityHub - Tue 19 Mar 19

The last thing Dr. Li-Huei Tsai expected to help her Alzheimer’s mice was a disco cage. Three years back, in a strobe of insight, her team decided to stick mice engineered with a genetic ...

Alzheimer’s and Longevity Genes: Are They Connected?

MedPageToday - Fri 15 Mar 19

(MedPage Today) -- A life-extending gene variant may protect people at risk for AD

Where Pharma Has Failed To Offer Hope For Alzheimer’s Treatment, Medical Devices Have Shown Promise

Kaiser Health News - Mon 18 Mar 19

A new study shows that a combination of lights and buzzing activate cells to start cleaning up the brain of mice who have Alzheimer's, stimulating activity throughout many parts of the brain. ...