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Study shows Visual Association Test valuable in the identification of raised dementia risk

June 13, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Researchers concluded that the VAT “can help to distinguish those at increased risk of developing dementia (requiring counseling, additional examination, or both) from those in whom watchful waiting is justified.”

National Institute on Aging calls for research, science at summit to combat Alzheimer's

May 30, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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“This is a critical time in Alzheimer's research, with new opportunities to build upon what we have learned,” said NIA Director Richard J. Hodes, M.D.

Johnson & Johnson stops mid-stage Alzheimer's trials

May 21, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Some trial participants showed serious elevations of liver enzymes and the company concluded that the benefit-risk ratio offered by the drug no longer supported its development.

AI improves stroke, dementia diagnosis

May 21, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Machine learning has detected one of the commonest causes of dementia and stroke, in the most widely used form of brain scan (CT), more accurately than current methods.

Exercise helps slow the onset of dementia, but not once the disease takes effect, study shows

May 18, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A trial found that gym exercise did nothing to slow down the progress of the disease. 

Genome variation that may point to increased Alzheimer's risk discovered

May 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A new article shows that the inheritance of small changes in DNA alters the expression of the PM20D1 gene and is associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

UCLA receives $13.6 million to study dementia

May 15, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Researchers will recruit 1,534 participants with dementia at four U.S. sites who will receive 18 months of care in either a health system-based or community-based dementia care system. 

New predictive tool may identify the risk of dementia within Parkinson's

May 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The Montreal Parkinson Risk of Dementia Scale (MoPaRDS), which comprises 8 simple clinical variables, is effective for predicting the risk for dementia in patients with Parkinson disease(PD), according to findings from a multicenter study published in JAMA...

Brown University receives $100M donation for brain disease research

April 30, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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One of the largest gifts in Brown University history, from Brown graduate Robert J. Carney and his wife, Nancy D. Carney, is intended to quicken the pace of neuroscience research in R.I., with the potential to develop new treatments and cures for such...

Alzheimer's Association raises awareness for state senate bill

April 30, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The bill passed the State House of Representatives unanimously at the end of January. 

San Diego organization to receive million dollar grant to research Alzheimer's disease

April 23, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A San Diego research institute has been awarded a $1.3 million federal grant to fund critical research for families devastated by Alzheimer's Disease.  

Biotech company awarded grant to fight age-related disorders

April 23, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Research Triangle Park-based ZenBio has banked a new federal grant aimed at the treatment of age-related disorders. 

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