Archived articles


Brain science
Serotonin: The key to unlocking Alzheimer's?
Published Aug 18, 2017
Brain scan study from School of Medicine adds to evidence that lower brain serotonin levels are linked to Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia / School of Medicine
Mental Health
The risks of undiagnosed dementia
Published June 2, 2016
Risk of unsafe activities rises in those without formal diagnosis, School of Medicine study finds / School of Medicine
Highway congestion
Clogs linked to ALS, dementia
Published Sept 23, 2015
Hopkins scientists successfully clear jammed cellular highways in lab tests using molecular therapy / Hopkins Medicine
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
Now hear this
Your brain on silence
Published Jan 24, 2014
Impaired hearing linked to accelerated brain tissue loss / Hopkins Medicine
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
JHU, Michigan to develop web-based dementia tool
Published July 2013
Tool will help caregivers track, understand, and treat the behavioral symptoms of dementia / Gazette
Managing dementia
Published Nov 21, 2012
Two JHU professors outline six-step process for identifying, coping with behavioral symptoms / School of Nursing