Tag: alzheimer’s

Study finds that losing a night of sleep may increase Alzheimer’s biomarker

Thursday 16th January 2020

A preliminary study has revealed that when deprived of one night of sleep, young, healthy men had higher levels of tau in their blood. Tau is a biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease. Tau is a protein […]

Research shows music aids memory performance in older adults and patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

Friday 03rd January 2020

For this year’s World Alzheimers Day, Dr. Deason from Texas State University, reflected on how aging and disease affects the human mind, particularly in older adults. Who: Dr. Rebecca Deason, Associate Professor of Psychology at […]

Good oral health may help protect against Alzheimer’s

Thursday 26th September 2019

Gingivitis (gum disease) has previously been linked to a higher risk of heart disease, but a study published in January 2019 has revealed that the bacteria that cause gingivitis may also be connected to Alzheimer’s […]