Behavioral & Cognitive Disorders News

Jul 12, 2019
Can computer use, crafts, and games slow or prevent age-related memory loss?
New study looks at timing and number of mentally stimulating activities.
Jul 10, 2019
New technique developed to detect autism in children
Technique considers how a child with autism spectrum disorder gaze transitions from one part of a person's face to another.
Jul 02, 2019
Copper compound shows further potential as therapy for slowing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Study shows copper improved the condition of mice whose motor neurons had been damaged by an environmental toxin known to cause features of ALS.
Jul 01, 2019
CPAP provides relief from depression
Additional benefit for sleep apnea sufferers.
Jun 25, 2019
New blood test for detecting Alzheimer disease
If approved for clinical use, method could become diagnostic tool in primary healthcare.
Jun 24, 2019
Study ties poor sleep to reduced memory performance in older adults
Study finds that variability in night-to-night sleep time and reduced sleep quality adversely affect the ability of older adults to recall information about past events.
Jun 17, 2019
Antioxidant puts up fight, but loses battle against protein linked to Alzheimer disease
Research may explain why an antioxidant that protects the brain is also associated with deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer disease.
Jun 03, 2019
Brush your teeth—postpone Alzheimer disease
You don't only avoid holes in your teeth by keeping good oral hygiene; Norwegian researchers have discovered a clear connection between gum disease and Alzheimer disease.
May 16, 2019
Inflammation induces anhedonia in women but not men
Effect of inflammation on a core symptom of depression helps explain higher rates of the disorder in women than men.
May 02, 2019
Out-of-pocket costs for neurologic medications rise sharply over 12 years
Sharpest increase for multiple sclerosis drugs.
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