U.S. Businessman Issues Global, Multimillion Dollar (USD) Challenge for Innovative Alzheimer’s Solutions

Oskar Fischer Prizes to be incubated by The University of Texas at San Antonio

November 5, 2018 - San Antonio, TX, USA – To expand the understanding and explanation of Alzheimer’s disease, United States businessman James Truchard has given a $5 million USD gift to The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Sciences to establish the Oskar Fischer Project. More...

November 5, 2018

Meditation and Music May Alter Blood Markers of Cellular Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease in Adults with Early Memory Loss

November 12, 2018 - Morgantown, WV, USA – A research team led by Dr. Kim Innes, a professor in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, has found that a simple meditation or music listening program may alter certain biomarkers of cellular aging and Alzheimer’s Disease in older adults who are experiencing memory loss. More...

November 12, 2018

Early Alzheimer’s Brain Pathology Linked to Psychiatric Symptoms

Study suggests biological basis for depression, anxiety, sleep disturbances and other symptoms in older adults

October 25, 2018 - San Francisco, CA, USA – UC San Francisco researchers, in collaboration with the unique Brazilian Biobank for Aging Studies (BBAS) at the University of São Paulo, have shown that the earliest stages of the brain degeneration associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are linked to neuropsychiatric symptoms including anxiety, depression, loss of appetite, and sleep disturbances. More...

October 25, 2018

Long-Running Study Identifies Modifiable Dementia Risk Factor in Older Adults

October 22, 2018 - Pittsburgh, PA, USA – For older adults, it may seem as though the die is already cast regarding their odds of developing dementia, but new research from the University of Pittsburgh has identified a dementia risk factor among older adults that should be modifiable even well into old age. More...

October 22, 2018