A new study is seen as confirming the relevance of this neurotoxic pathway, according to a new article. This paper also confirms TDP-43 inhibition as a viable therapeutic option for the treatment of neurologic disorders, including Alzheimer disease.
A security system that analyses a user's brainwaves could determine whether the user is in a fit mental state to be granted access to resources, suggests new research.
Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts, will premier on January 25, 2017, at 10pm ET on PBS. This film is an urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer’s disease. By Alzheimer's Reading Room The future costs for Alzheimer’s threaten to bankrupt Medicare, Medicaid, and the life savings of millions of Americans. Show More Summary
If we really want to help refugees succeed, here are five myths we need to get beyond.
Today’s post comes from Dr. Aparna Iyer, a board-certified psychiatrist and assistant professor at UT Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. She also has a private practice in Frisco, Texas. By Aparna Iyer I am a psychiatrist who treats mental health issues during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Show More Summary
Sure, you need to take death seriously. If you were of sufficient illumination, you could take it as a gift, even. But even a regular guy like you can take it playfully.
In a recent study of adults with early memory loss, scientists found that practice of a simple meditation or music listening program may have multiple benefits for older adults with preclinical memory loss.
In today’s world, our children seem to need every advantage to succeed. Their time is precious and should not be wasted. There’s so much to learn, music, computers and don’t forget sport! So, should kids do chores? Or would that time...Show More Summary
You haven't outgrown the music of your teenage years. You just need reminding. So when you are down, bring out the CDS and tapes of your favorite music.
How much suffering will it take before we repudiate the pressure tactics of breastfeeding advocates?
Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 01/20/2017. ADHD Marriage: Organization My daughter introduced me to the Bullet Journal – her method for really staying organized. It works…knock me over with a feather! Unless they are on a white boardShow More Summary
If you truly want peace and happiness, accept what is happening now, as what is supposed to be happening now.
How can I enjoy social gatherings if I have diabetes? Holiday gatherings can be stressful for men and women coping with diabetes.
Fighting boredom can feel like fighting with water.
Young teenagers with depressive symptoms—who make contact with mental health services—are seven times less likely to develop major depressive disorders later in life, study shows.
By Rick Green “I don’t believe in ADHD.” “Isn’t that just a big Pharmaceutical scam?” “It’s just the internet.” You’ve probably heard stuff like this. Probably again and again. You may be sick of hearing it. We actually did a contest on Facebook for “The Dumbest Thing Anyone Ever Said To You About ADHD.” It […]
Sixty percent of Alzheimer's patients wander and get lost. This can lead to injury, harm and even death. By Alzheimer's Reading Room It is important to note that 60 percent of Alzheimer's patients are likely to wander. One of the things...Show More Summary
We learned later that my father had become disoriented and lost. He did not have a cell phone, remember the name of the hotel where he and my mother were staying, remember my mother’s cell phone number, and he was unable to ask for help. Show More Summary
Researchers have linked excess tau protein in the brain to the spatial disorientation that leads to wandering in many Alzheimer's disease patients. The findings, in mice, could lead to early diagnostic tests for Alzheimer's and point to treatments for this common and troubling symptom.
A brief post to highlight a recent podcast and a book that anyone troubled by procrastination will want to listen to and read, respectively.