Top-line results from a clinical trial evaluating the investigational oral therapy ibudilast for progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) show that the therapy led to a significant reduction of brain atrophy in patients when compared to controls. Show More Summary
Treatment with Gilenya (fingolimod) may limit cerebral gray matter atrophy in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients, researchers at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital have found. Their report, “A two-year study using...Show More Summary
There comes a time in most alcoholic’s journey when they get sick and it appears that the end is near. Questions come up about liver function, brain atrophy, and other such ailments. Usually the alcoholic is hospitalized and sometimes, comatose. Show More Summary
Sweden's Active Biotech said its experimental therapy Laquinimod failed to meet the primary and secondary objectives of Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating the drug's potential to treat primary progressive multiple sclerosis. Laquinimod, also known as Nerventra or ABR-215062, was developed by Active Biotech and Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. Show More Summary
Five months after Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in a prison cell with a bedsheet while serving a life sentence for first-degree murder, the former New England Patriots tight end has been diagnosed with severe chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Hernandez, who died at age 27, is one of the youngest...
It's true they're good for short-term memory, but "shooter" games could also cause atrophy in the brain, according to Canadian researchers.
Resistance training twice per week for 6 months may reduce brain atrophy in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, new study reveals.
Researchers reveal that lipoic acid - an over-the-counter antioxidant - helped to reduce whole brain atrophy in patients with secondary progressive MS.
A 30-year study found greater cognitive decline in drinkers than in who abstain.
The headlines are everywhere. Social media makes us narcissists. Screen time atrophies the brain. Work is inescapable. We sleep less, weigh more, and report higher levels of depression … all thanks to the onslaught of tech. On theShow More Summary
(The JAMA Network Journals) Cognitively average elderly adults demonstrated greater annual whole-brain cortical volume loss over 18 months compared with SuperAgers, adults 80 years and older with memory ability at least as good as that of average middle-age adults, according to a study published by JAMA.
Merck has recently published Phase 3 clinical data showing that Cladribine tablets reduced the annualized rate of brain volume loss (BVL, brain atrophy) compared to placebo in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). Show More Summary
Concussions accelerate Alzheimer's disease-related brain atrophy and cognitive decline in people who are at genetic risk for the condition, research has found. The findings show promise for detecting the influence of concussion on neurodegeneration.
(Boston University Medical Center) New research has found concussions accelerate Alzheimer's disease-related brain atrophy and cognitive decline in people who are at genetic risk for the condition.The findings, which appear in the journal Brain, show promise for detecting the influence of concussion on neurodegeneration.
Older adults who stick to Mediterranean diet show less cerebral atrophy (brain volume loss). However, contrary to previous studies, the researchers did not find that eating more fish and less red meat was associated with changes in the...Show More Summary
The brain naturally shrinks with age, but a new study suggests that the healthful Mediterranean diet may help to preserve brain size in elderly adults.
Hemoglobin leaking from injured red blood cells may be associated with brain atrophy in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS), according to researchers at the Imperial College London, U.K. The study, “Free Serum Haemoglobin...Show More Summary
Brain atrophy risk in the elderly increases with excessive sleepiness and fatigue, according to research findings. Lead author Diego Z. Carvalho explained, “Our results may help to identify individuals at higher susceptibility or risk...Show More Summary
In type 2 diabetes, cognitive decline is linked to brain atrophy that resembles early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers led a large-scale study comparing brain scans and cognitive function in patients with diabetes and patients without it. Show More Summary