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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.
- November 22, 2017
New video that reveals how immune cells breach the blood-brain barrier is giving scientists new ideas about treating multiple sclerosis.
- November 17, 2017
Researchers at Columbia University found that dementia is on the decline in seniors from northern Manhattan, following national trends.
- November 13, 2017
A new study suggests a smell test can identify people with mild cognitive impairment–often a precursor to Alzheimer’s–who may benefit from cholinesterase inhibitors.
- November 8, 2017
New Zika research from Columbia University suggests that high rates of microcephaly in Brazil were not caused by new mutations in the virus, as previously believed.
- October 3, 2017
Scientists propose a new model for Alzheimer's disease that may explain the high failure rate of recent clinical trials.
- September 18, 2017
A cellular defense against protein aggregates suppresses ALS in early stages but later hastens spread of the disease, a study in mice suggests.
- September 1, 2017
With miniature mobile microscopes, Columbia neuroscientists have uncovered a map deep in the brain that guides movement in mice.
- August 29, 2017
Age-related memory loss was reversed by boosting blood levels of osteocalcin, a hormone produced by bone cells, in mice.