Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

Virtual Reality Used to Spot Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

May 29th, 2019 Siavash Parkhideh Neurology, Psychiatry Researchers from the University of Cambridge demonstrated the potential for virtual reality (VR) to serve as a diagnostic tool for diagnosing early Alzheimer’s disease more effectively than existing tests. The research is based on findings that the cells in the brain’s internal “global positioning system” of the entorhinal… Read More »

Could Assisted Living Help Your Loved One Suffering from Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

When a parent or loved one gets on in age, the concern of who is going to help them and how becomes an ever-present worry. Perhaps the loved one in question is self-reliant and doesn’t require an ever-present caretaker to assist them. Maybe you were able to take on the responsibility of helping them out.… Read More »

Ragweed compounds could protect nerve cells from Alzheimer’s

As spring arrives in the northern hemisphere, many people are cursing ragweed, a primary culprit in seasonal allergies. But scientists might have discovered a promising new use for some substances produced by the pesky weed. In ACS’ Journal of Natural Products, researchers have identified and characterized ragweed compounds that could help nerve cells survive in… Read More »