May 02, 2014
Apolipoprotein E e4 is known to be strongest genetic risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer's disease. But it may also be a critical target for developing effective drugs and prevention therapies for Alzheimer's disease.
Apr 25, 2014
A recent study in the Frontiers of Aging Neuroscience adds to the growing body of evidence suggesting that physical activity can protect the brain against aging and Alzheimer’s disease.
Apr 14, 2014
When you take action to protect yourself from diabetes and cardiovascular disease, chances are you also protect your brain.
On May 9, the New York Academy of Sciences and the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation will co-present a scientific conference on the Biology of Aging: Novel Drug Targets for Neurodegenerative Disease.
Apr 03, 2014
A recent study supports a long-suspected idea, that the health and lifestyle choices made by young adults can greatly impact their chances of developing dementia later in life.
Mar 18, 2014
Are you wondering how your CoQ10 supplement might benefit your brain? Perhaps you want to know more about the potential benefits of resveratrol in red wine? Cognitive Vitality now includes scientific evaluations of CoQ10, resveratrol, carnitine and fisetin. Click here to learn more about these and other potential dementia prevention strategies.
Mar 11, 2014
My cousin loves motorcycles. But when his wife became pregnant, he got rid of the bike. The risk of injury and death didn’t become greater, but my cousin’s tolerance for that risk had dropped. All of our choices depend on how we weigh potential risks and benefits.
What scientists are learning from aging biology may critically advance how chronic diseases are studied and treated in older adults. Dr. Nir Barzilai, a leading researcher on successful aging, discusses the issues of elder pharmacology and what we can do to improve it in a recent editorial.
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