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NUS Study: Eating Mushrooms May Reduce the Risk of Cognitive Decline

March 13, 2019 - Singapore, Singapore – A team from the Department of Psychological Medicine and Department of Biochemistry at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that seniors who consume more than two standard portions of mushrooms weekly may have 50 per cent reduced odds of having mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

March 13, 2019

Possible Pathway to New Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

February 26, 2019 - Boston, MA, USA – Researchers have uncovered an enzyme and a biochemical pathway they believe may lead to the identification of drugs that could inhibit the production of beta-amyloid protein, the toxic initiator of Alzheimer's disease (AD).

February 26, 2019

Exercise Can Improve Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

March 4, 2019 - Amsterdam, NL – Exercise has potential to improve non-motor as well as motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD), including cognitive function, report investigators in a review published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease.

March 4, 2019

Recent Advances in Spina Bifida Care Extend Life and Improve Quality of Life

February 27, 2019 - Amsterdam, NL – Spina bifida (myelomeningocele) is the most common, permanently disabling birth defect compatible with life. In a collection of articles, published in the Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, experts describe important advances made in the care of spina bifida patients that extend life and improve quality of life.

February 27, 2019