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Family Caregivers Are Rarely Asked About Needing Assistance With Caring for Older Adults

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Family caregivers usually are not asked by health care workers about needing support in managing older adults’ care, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Channels: Aging, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Family and Parenting, Healthcare, National Institute on Aging (NIA), JAMA, All Journal News,

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22-Jan-2020 1:30 PM EST
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Hot flashes impair memory performance

North American Menopause Society (NAMS)

If you're having difficulty identifying the right word to express yourself clearly or remembering a story correctly, you may blame menopause.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Cognition and Learning, OBGYN, Women's Health,

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Study Uncovers Unexpected Connection Between Gliomas, Neurodegenerative Diseases

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

New basic science and clinical research identifies TAU, the same protein studied in the development of Alzheimer’s, as a biomarker for glioma development.

Channels: Alzheimer's and Dementia, Cancer, Healthcare, Neuro, National Institutes of Health (NIH), All Journal News,

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Are bigger brains better?

Michigan State University

When it comes to certain parts of the brain, bigger doesn’t necessarily equate to better memory. According to a new study led by Michigan State University, a larger hippocampus, a curved, seahorse-shaped structure embedded deep in the brain, does not always reliably predict learning and memory abilities in older adults.

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16-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST
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Special delivery: McMaster physicists design ‘super-human’ red blood cells to deliver drugs to specific targets within the body

McMaster University

A team of physicists from McMaster University has developed a process to modify red blood cells so they can be used to distribute drugs throughout the body, which could specifically target infections or treat catastrophic diseases such as cancer or Alzheimer’s.

Channels: All Journal News, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Blood, Cancer, Cell Biology, Pharmaceuticals,

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Newswise: Pathogenic Alzheimer’s disease cascade is activated by faulty norepinephrine signaling
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Pathogenic Alzheimer’s disease cascade is activated by faulty norepinephrine signaling

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Preclinical research has revealed a key missing piece of the Alzheimer’s disease puzzle. That allowed proof-of-concept experiments — using an existing drug — that dramatically reduced Alzheimer’s pathology and symptoms in mouse models, potentially offering an immediate treatment for this disease.

Channels: Alzheimer's and Dementia, Genetics, Neuro, Pharmaceuticals, National Institutes of Health (NIH), All Journal News,

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