Mental Health News

High blood pressure "critical period"

BBC - 21-Aug-2019

Increases blood pressure between the ages of 36 and 43 were associated with brain shrinkage

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Ageing related brain stem stiffness lead to dysfunction of nerve cells

Medical Xpress - 14-Aug-2019

Used brain stem cells of young and old rats for this research

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Active social life in 50s and 60s could cut off dementia risk

Guardian - 02-Aug-2019

Seeing friends daily reduced the dementia risk, but seeing relatives did not

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Non-pharmacological ways to reduce risk of MCI

Medical News Today - 20-Jul-2019

Does playing computer games at old age have an additive effect on MCI?

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Exercise protects against cognitive decline in Alzheimer's

Massachusetts General Hospital - 17-Jul-2019

If other vascular risk factors are targeted simultaneously, the outcome is better

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A new drug against Alzheimer's targets gum disease bacteria

New Scientist - 17-Jul-2019

A different approach to Alzheimer's that may be correct

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Purging damaged brain stem cells can improve cognition in Alzheimer’s

National Institute on Aging - 23-May-2019

Promising results in genetically altered mice with Alzheimer’s traits

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WHO issues lifestyle guidelines to reduce risk of dementia

Independent - 14-May-2019

The usual 3 are at the top of the list – diet, exercise and don’t smoke

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Elderly with poor sense of smell 30% more likely to die over 13 year study

NHS - 30-Apr-2019

Smell could be another candidate for a biological age marker

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Pulsed brain stimulation returns working memory to youthful ability

Guardian - 08-Apr-2019

Not a cure for dementia but might buy patients some time

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Antibodies restore brain function of old mice back to their young days

New Atlas - 05-Apr-2019

Possible treatment for neurodegenerative diseases of old age

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Biogen's Alzheimer's drug trials halted

CNN - 21-Mar-2019

Another promising candidate not making it to the finish line

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Lowering blood pressure in elderly reduces brain damage

American College of Cardiology - 18-Mar-2019

Patients on blood pressure lowering medication saw less accumulation of harmful brain lesions.

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Parkinson's drug delivered through port in head

BBC - 27-Feb-2019

Reversal of brain cell damage knocked 6 years off disease development

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Chemicals identified to reverse mental decline

BBC - 14-Feb-2019

Mental capacity not lost - just masked by inflammation

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Biological age of women's brains 3 year younger than men's

Independent - 04-Feb-2019

As more people suffer from dementia, men will be affected sooner

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Drinkable molecule interferes with a crucial first step of Alzheimer’s

Yale University - 02-Jan-2019

Improvements in laboratory technology enable mass screening of molecules like these

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Puzzle-solving doesn't slow down mental decline

NHS - 11-Dec-2018

But builds up cognitive reserve to resist dementia for longer

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Five-minute scan can predict cognitive decline

BBC - 12-Nov-2018

High intensity pulse travelling towards the brain indicative of accelerated cognitive decline over the next decade.

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Hydrogen-saturated Water No Benefit To Parkinson’s Patients

Parkinsons News Today - 17-Sep-2018

Large-scale Japanese studies report no effect of H2 over oxidative stress in brain tissue

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