Can a Novel High-Density EEG Approach Disentangle the Differences of Visual Event Related Potential (N170), Elicited by Negative Facial Stimuli, in People with Subjective Cognitive Impairment?

September 14, 2018 - Thessaloniki-Macedonia, Greece – Greek researchers investigated whether specific brain regions, which have been found to be highly activated after negative facial stimulus, are also activated in different groups of people with subjective cognitive impairment (SCI), mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) compared to healthy controls (HC). More...

September 14, 2018

Parkinson Matters: A Call to Action to Improve Patient Care

Experts propose ways to address the rapidly rising number of deaths from Parkinson’s disease and related disorders and improve the end of life care of Parkinson patients in JPD

September 10, 2018 - Amsterdam, NL – Deaths associated with Parkinson’s disease and related disorders increased substantially between 2001 and 2014. Parkinson’s disease was in fact the most common cause of death associated with a neurological condition, according to a report by Public Health England. International experts reporting in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease evaluate these findings and address important implications for future healthcare needs. More...

September 10, 2018

World Alzheimer’s Month – Increasing Awareness: Share & Win!

September 3, 2018 - Amsterdam, NL – Every year in September across the globe, efforts are made to increase awareness of AD and dementia – and the ongoing research into the disease – during World Alzheimer's Month (WAM). Join with the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease in supporting WAM this year, by spreading awareness of the impact JAD has and what our journal achieves in terms of advancing knowledge in the field, and you could be enter a draw to win a copy of our latest book! More...

September 3, 2018

Largest Brain Study of 62,454 Scans Identifies Drivers of Brain Aging

Schizophrenia, cannabis use, and alcohol abuse are just several disorders that are related to accelerated brain aging

August 21, 2018 - Costa Mesa, CA, USA – In the largest known brain imaging study, scientists from Amen Clinics (Costa Mesa, CA), Google, John’s Hopkins University, University of California, Los Angeles and the University of California, San Francisco evaluated 62,454 brain SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography) scans of more than 30,000 individuals from 9 months old to 105 years of age to investigate factors that accelerate brain aging. SPECT tomography) evaluates regional cerebral blood flow in the brain that is reduced in various disorders. More...

August 21, 2018