Research

Schools compete in Health Aging Innovation Challenge

The University of Buffalo was one of five schools to make it to the final round of Thursday’s New York State Department of Health Aging Innovation Challenge in Albany. 

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Bees and memories: the potential impact of royal jelly on Alzheimer’s treatment

The discovery promises to have an impact far beyond the niche field of melittology. 

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Hormone-targeting Alzheimer’s trial ready to begin as final patient selected

Final patient will complete trial in 4 months (3 months on treatment with a follow-up 1 month after treatment).

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Recent animal trials predict ability to cut Alzheimer’s, dementia in half

n the animal trials researchers said the experimental vaccine showed it could delay the effects of the degenerative brain disease.

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Baylor presents latest report on Alzheimer’s

Update to patients and caregivers featured two papers linking Alzheimer's and herpes viruses.

 
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Five-minute neck scan seems to detect dementia much earlier, research shows

Researchers have shown that early dementia signs could be detected by a simple short scan of the individual’s neck. 

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THC reduces Alzheimer’s-like brain changes in mice

A substance that gives pot its kick appears to reduce the brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease – at least in mice.

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New study shows signs of Alzheimer’s treatment with diabetes drug

A new study finds that people with Alzheimer's disease who also took antidiabetes medication exhibited fewer molecular markers of the neurological condition.

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National Institute on Aging provides grant for brain activity biomarker research

This project addresses the growing unmet need for alternative approaches to mitigating cognitive decline by introducing a robot companion that will interact and motivate patients in order to reinforce therapeutic behavior

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Long-term care 2018-2022 research report released

The global market for elder care technologies should grow from $5.7 billion in 2017 to $13.6 billion by 2022.

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