Alzheimer's & Dementia

Alzheimers blocks
Learn about recent Alzheimer’s Disease research and discover classroom resources covering the basics.
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Your selections: Alzheimers Disease Dementia
And other neuroscience news you may have missed in December 2021.
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Increasing evidence suggests that chronic inflammation takes a toll on the brain over the course of a lifetime.
  • Knowable Magazine
Learn more about this disease that impacts over 50 million people in the world.
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Playing music may keep your brain healthy and fit as you age.
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Neuroscientists are exploring the potential of stem cell treatments for Alzheimer’s disease in mice models.
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While there is no cure or effective treatment yet for Alzheimer’s disease, spreading awareness and knowledge can bring science one step closer to unraveling its mysteries.
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Neuroscientist John Morrison explains what really happens to our brain cells as we age.
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Neuroscientist John Morrison untangles the misinformation around dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
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Research at the Calgary Brain Bank bridges the gap between exploratory animal models and human clinical trials. It may also upend decades of thinking about Alzheimer’s in the process.
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Most people don’t know the staggering sex disparity amongst Alzheimer’s patients: two-thirds of those patients are women. Why?
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A new study now shows that just one night of sleep deprivation results in the accumulation in the brain of a protein implicated in Alzheimer's
  • The Dana Foundation
How has the absence of disease affected the brain and aging since the early 19th century?
  • University of Texas: Neuroscience Online

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