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alzheimer's disease

Brain health
Can cutting calories help curb memory loss?
Published July 22, 2016
Fasting could help prevent neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, improve memory and mood / Johns Hopkins Health Review
Back to school
Back to school
Published Jan 4, 2016
Older adults embrace lifelong learning to keep the mind stimulated / The New York Times
Brain science
Don't I know that guy?
Published Aug 19, 2015
Neuroscientists pinpoint part of brain that taps into our memory banks
Drug shows promise as early dementia treatment
Published March 11, 2015
Hyperactivity calmed in brains of patients at high risk for dementia due to Alzheimer's disease
Mice whiskers yield clues to memory formation, Johns Hopkins researchers say
Published March-April 2015
Observation technique could yield clues on autism, Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia / Gazette
Study: High blood pressure in midlife increases risk of cognitive decline later
Published Aug 11, 2014
Study: High blood pressure in midlife increases risk of cognitive decline later / Hopkins Medicine
Brain matters
Neuroscientists focus on where memories begin
Published April 14, 2014 Video
Place cells in hippocampus help construct cognitive map, study suggests
Dementia care
Calming influence
Published Winter 2013
A new program piloted by the School of Nursing uses indoor golf, barbershop quartet music, and more to reduce agitation in dementia patients. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Early dementia detection
Published Dec 2013
JHU researchers develop model that could help determine if memory loss in older adults is benign or a stop on the way to Alzheimer's disease / Gazette
Sleep study
Alzheimer's acceleration?
Published Oct 23, 2013
Link seen between sleep duration, quality and cognitive disease biomarker / School of Public Health