Tag: dementia

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 […]

Study links hearing aids to lower risk of dementia, depression and falls

Friday 04th October 2019

Older adults who get a hearing aid for a newly diagnosed hearing loss have a lower risk of being diagnosed with dementia, depression or anxiety for the first time over the next three years, and […]