In an online article in Live Science staff writer Yasemin Saplakoglu discusses a recent study suggesting a possible cause of Alzheimer’s disease.
A recent article in the Pittsburgh Courier says: It is well known that Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Dementia describes symptoms of memory loss and other cognitive abilities that are serious enough to affect daily life.
Could a daily drinking habit be the secret to a long life? Mary Brophy Marcus of Men’s Health magazine talks to the experts.
While many studies have tracked the mental abilities of healthy people who test positive for Alzheimer’s biomarkers, few have examined the very old over the long term.
Dr. William Klunk joined Niki Kapsambelis on an interview with Liz Reid on WESA 90.5, Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station to discuss Alzheimer research in early April.
Pittsburgh Seniors use music, art, yoga and more at the University of Pittsburgh’s new Brain Exercise and Training Program or BRiTE.
With a new blood test, Pitt researchers are hoping to determine whether the content of someone’s blood could indicate if their learning and memory abilities are in danger of diminishing.
Judith Saxton, PhD, Adjunct Professor of Neurology, awarded the Samuel K. McKune Award for Distinguished Service
Dr. Saxton was honored for her work with the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh and for her groundbreaking research that showed the effectiveness of the Woodside model of dementia care, a groundbreaking, holistic approach which Presbyterian SeniorCare Network introduced 25 years ago.
As large international study cohorts and clinical trials seek to enroll participants in the earliest stages, they must rely on biomarkers—such as amyloid accumulation in the brain or possession of the ApoE4 allele—rather than outward cognitive symptoms.
Dr. James Becker with the University of Pittsburgh’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center joined the “KDKA Morning News” to talk about how your eyes and nose may hold the key to early detection.
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and UCLA Medical Center found that regular exercise resulted in a delay in cognitive decline.
The American Geriatrics Society Scientific Program Committee has selected the work of Neelesh Nadkarni MD, PhD for the 2016 New Investigator Award.