Researchers have discovered small molecules in sebum responsible for a unique odor in people with Parkinson’s that could be used for early diagnosis.
Browsing: Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders
A recently published study has suggested that a noninvasive eye scan may help detect signs of Alzheimer’s disease in a matter of seconds.
The long-term use of hormone-replacement therapy has been linked to a small increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease in postmenopausal women.
In this report from Future Neurology, researchers describe the application and state of development of a range of CSF biomarkers in common neurodegenerative disorders.
For International Women’s Day, we spoke with Selina Wray to find out what more could be done to promote gender equality in science, including how we might involve more males in gender inequality discussions.
Researchers have demonstrated that there may be a link between playing professional soccer and developing ALS. Soccer players studied were almost twice as likely to develop the disease than the general population.
In this editorial, we explore the treatments that have been studied in humans for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and take a look at what the future may hold.
Alzheimer’s Research UK are funding a clinical trial to investigate the use of Sativex®, a cannabis-based medicine for the treatment of behavioral changes experienced as a result of dementia.
Much progress has been made on blood-based biomarkers for neurological diseases, though challenges in this field should be addressed before they are applied into clinical use.