Mental Health News

Treating with rapamycin improves blood flow to the brain in rats

Science Daily - 06-Nov-2019

Blood circulation in the brain didn't deteriorate even a bit for 15 months

Read more...

First medicine with the potential to treat Alzheimer's in 17 years

CNN - 05-Nov-2019

Should seaweed be part of our daily supplement regime? Opinions welcome

Read more...

How our bodies clear toxins from our brains while we sleep, scientists explain

Wired - 31-Oct-2019

Cerebrospinal fluid might be involved in the process of cleaning out the toxins

Read more...

Footballers have a high risk of death from neurodegenerative diseases

BBC - 22-Oct-2019

Except for neurodegenerative diseases, ex-footballers are less likely to die from other diseases

Read more...

Walking speed could be a determinating factor of ageing speed

BBC - 12-Oct-2019

People who walked slower had a worse state of lungs, teeth and immune system

Read more...

Telomere length linked to the nervous system

Medical Xpress - 26-Sep-2019

According to the study, shortening in the telomere length have reflected in our brain structure

Read more...

High blood pressure "critical period"

BBC - 21-Aug-2019

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

Read more...

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

Read more...

Chronokines in young blood could be the cure for Alzheimer's

New Atlas - 06-Aug-2019

Plasma proteins to the rescue of good-old memories in Alzheimer's

Read more...

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

Read more...

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?

Read more...

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

Read more...

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

Read more...

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

Read more...

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

Read more...

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

Read more...

Pulsed brain stimulation returns working memory to youthful ability

Guardian - 08-Apr-2019

Not a cure for dementia but might buy patients some time

Read more...

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

Read more...

Biogen's Alzheimer's drug trials halted

CNN - 21-Mar-2019

Another promising candidate not making it to the finish line

Read more...

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.

Read more...