Home technology including artificial intelligence, robotics and sleep monitoring may become standard in the homes of people living with dementia, researchers indicate.
To mark World Parkinson’s Day, we’re taking the opportunity to look back on some of the research highlights in the field over the last year.
Couldn’t attend the AD/PD™ 2019 Congress? Our Editor, Sharon Salt, provides her key highlights and takeaway messages from the event.
Scientists have 3D printed a transparent skull implant for mice, creating a ‘window’ to the brain for monitoring brain surface activity in real time. The implant could provide unique opportunities for research into concussions as well as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
The Medical Research Council (MRC; London, UK) has determined the atomic structures of abnormal tau filaments related to chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and discovered that the structure is different to tau filaments seen in Alzheimer’s disease.
Results of a recent study indicate that regular consumption of mushrooms may decrease the risk of mild cognitive impairment.
A recently published study has suggested that a noninvasive eye scan may help detect signs of Alzheimer’s disease in a matter of seconds.
In this report from Future Neurology, researchers describe the application and state of development of a range of CSF biomarkers in common neurodegenerative disorders.
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.
In this video, Marc describes what his favorite aspect in research has been so far and offers advice for those interested in studying CTE.