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A new study finds that cognitive impairment begins in the earliest stages of age-related hearing loss—when hearing is still considered normal.
A new study from Columbia University found that a higher level of education protected against cognitive decline in black people with a gene linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
A new study shows how cellular “housekeeping” protects some neurons against the toxic proteins of Alzheimer’s disease and suggests new treatment possibilities.
Source:CBS NewsApril 3, 2013
CUMC's Dr. Eric Kandel (2000 Nobel Laureate) said the project may lead to an understanding of "who we are as human beings and how we function and how these terrible diseases arise, and what we might be able to do address them more effectively."
- March 27, 2013
High levels of antibodies to five common infections found to be associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline.
- March 25, 2013
The virus that causes cold sores, along with other viral or bacterial infections, may be associated with cognitive problems; a new study from CUMC's Mira Katan and Mitch Elkind.
- March 19, 2013
More symptoms of depression and lower cognitive status are independently associated with a more rapid decline in the ability to handle tasks of everyday living, according to a study by CUMC researchers.
- March 18, 2013
Study finds tiny, targeted drug particles may be effective in treating chronic diseases
- February 19, 2013
It's not just amyloid; white matter hyperintensities may be a second necessary factor for the development of Alzheimer’s.
- January 2, 2013
Depression appears to be associated with mild cognitive impairment and an increased risk of dementia; José A. Luchsinger, MD, MPH was senior author of the study, published in the Archives of Neurology.
Source:WCBS-TVAugust 24, 2012
Dr. James Noble, neurologist, commented on a new study that showed an association between good oral hygiene and a lower risk of dementia.
- August 21, 2012