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Cedars-Sinai Investigators to Lead Multi-Center Study Into How Memories Are Formed

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Cedars-Sinai investigators will lead a multi-center study into how the brain’s circuitry forms and recalls memories — research made possible by a $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

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Will a Salad a Day Keep Memory Problems Away?

Eating about one serving per day of green, leafy vegetables may be linked to a slower rate of brain aging, according to a study published in the December 20, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Putting a Fork in Cognitive Decline

While cognitive abilities naturally decline with age, eating one serving of leafy green vegetables a day may aid in preserving memory and thinking skills as a person grows older, according to a study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. The study results were published in the December 20, issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Blueberry Vinegar Improves Memory in Mice with Amnesia

Dementia affects millions of people worldwide, robbing them of their ability to think, remember and live as they once did. In the search for new ways to fight cognitive decline, scientists report in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that blueberry vinegar might offer some help. They found that the fermented product could restore cognitive function in mice.

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Just 4,000 Steps a Day to Better Brain Health

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In adults ages 60 and older, moderate daily walks improve attention and mental skills, study finds

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Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials Get A Prevention Makeover

From trial-ready registries to genotyping parties, the field has developed new techniques and meds to stem a tide of failed trials. Alzforum’s 13-part series sums up the state of the art as presented at a recent conference.

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Canola Oil Linked to Worsened Memory and Learning Ability in Alzheimer's Disease, Temple Researchers Report

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Canola oil is one of the most widely consumed vegetable oils in the world, yet surprisingly little is known about its effects on health.

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Probing Alzheimer’s at Both Ends of the Spectrum

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have received two grant awards, in partnership with investigators from other institutions, from the National Institutes of Health to conduct major studies on Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of memory loss and other forms of dementia in older persons.

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Nuevo Consorcio Del NIH Hará MáS Eficientes Los Ensayos ClíNicos Para La Enfermedad De Alzheimer Y Otras Demencias Afines

Se espera que un nuevo consorcio de ensayos clínicos fundado por los Institutos Nacionales de Salud (NIH, por sus siglas en inglés) acelere los estudios y los amplíe a terapias para tratar o prevenir la enfermedad de Alzheimer y otras demencias afines.

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New NIH Consortium to Streamline Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease, Related Dementias

ROCHESTER, Minn. — A new clinical trials consortium funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is expected to accelerate and expand research into therapies that treat or prevent Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.







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