Mechanistic Link Between Herpes Virus, Alzheimer's Revealed? Mechanistic Link Between Herpes Virus, Alzheimer's Revealed?
Varicella zoster virus infection may activate dormant herpes simplex virus causing neuroinflammation and accumulation of Alzheimer ' s disease-related proteins, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Alzheimer's Retinal Exams; Convicted Neurologist Dies; Another ALS Drug Heads to FDA
(MedPage Today) -- Several different retinal exams are being evaluated as potential ways to screen for Alzheimer's disease. (Scientific American) Varicella zoster virus may play a role in Alzheimer's by reactivating herpes simplex virus type 1... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - August 16, 2022 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Alzheimer's researchers find high PET tracer uptake in women's skulls
PET radiotracer uptake in women's skulls may cloud imaging results showing sign...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET shows amyloid beta + tau biomarkers = Alzheimer's disease Faces revealed from brain PET images PET-based model may help stage Alzheimer's disease patients Tau PET reveals patterns of early Alzheimer's disease Voxel-based technique improves tau PET for Alzheimer's disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 16, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Subjective cognitive decline associated with discrimination in medical settings among transgender and nonbinary older adults - Lambrou NH, Gleason CE, Obedin-Maliver J, Lunn MR, Flentje A, Lubensky ME, Flatt JD.
BACKGROUND: Transgender and nonbinary (TNB) individuals report greater subjective cognitive decline (SCD) compared to non-TNB people. SCD involves self-reported problems with memory and thinking and is a potential risk for Alzheimer's disease and related d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Everyday Activities That Can Cut Your Odds for Dementia
Title: Everyday Activities That Can Cut Your Odds for DementiaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/12/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - August 15, 2022 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Research reveals how brain inflammation may link Alzheimer ’s risk, sleep disturbance
A multisite research team from Wake Forest University School of Medicine, the University of California, Irvine and University of Wisconsin – Madison has discovered that brain inflammation may link Alzheimer’s disease risk with sleep disturbance. This finding may aid early detection and prevention efforts by identifying novel treatment targets at preclinical stages. Brain inflammation, sleep disturbance and disrupted brain waves ha ve all been associated with Alzheimer’s disease, but the interactions… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 14, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Source Type: news

Panel tackles woes of enrolling patients in Alzheimer's trials
People who want to participate in clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease fac...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET imaging to be used in Alzheimer's clinical trials PET shows amyloid beta + tau biomarkers = Alzheimer's disease CMS rethinks limit on PET scans for Alzheimer’s disease patients FDA grants approval for diagnostic test for Alzheimer's plaques PET with blood test promising in Alzheimer's disease clinical trials (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Leisure Activities Inversely Linked to Dementia, Alzheimer Disease
THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 -- Leisure activities are associated with a reduced risk for dementia and Alzheimer disease (AD), according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published online Aug. 10 in Neurology. Sizhen Su, M.D., from Peking... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

KarXT Schizophrenia Win; CBD for Anxiety; No Nuplazid for Alzheimer's Psychosis
(MedPage Today) -- The phase III EMERGENT-2 trial met its primary endpoint achieving a significant reduction in PANSS total score with oral KarXT (xanomeline-trospium) versus placebo in people with schizophrenia, Karuna Therapeutics announced... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - August 10, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer Disease and Dementias Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer Disease and Dementias
This new CDC report reveals that the most common modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer disease in adults 45 and over are high blood pressure and not meeting aerobic physical activity guidelines.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Abnormal Upper Heart Chamber May Boost Dementia Risk
Title: Abnormal Upper Heart Chamber May Boost Dementia RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/10/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/10/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - August 10, 2022 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease Patients in Rural Areas Lack Specialty Care
TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 -- Patients with early-onset Alzheimer disease and related dementias (ADRDs) living in rural areas have fewer neuropsychological tests and visits to clinical psychologists than patients living in urban areas, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 9, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Loss Of Smell Linked To Long Term Covid Cognitive Impairment
Loss of smell may predict persistent cognitive impairment after Covid-19 recovery, suggests results presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 9, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

Company's Alzheimer's Treatment Study Earns a Flag Company's Alzheimer's Treatment Study Earns a Flag
Oh, what a tangled web we weave, it seems, when it comes to neurofibrillary tangles.Retraction Watch (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - August 9, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Rural Americans With Early Alzheimer's Find It Tough to See Specialists
TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 -- Rural Americans with early-onset Alzheimer ' s disease are less likely than city dwellers to see a specialist and undergo tests that can help them and their families manage, new research reveals. While most Alzheimer ' s... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 9, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news