Memory Loss Reversed or Abated in those with Cognitive Decline

Latest research from Affirmativ Health succeeds in treating cognitive decline using personalized, precision medicine

July 31, 2020 - Sonoma, CA, USA – Affirmativ Health sought to determine whether a comprehensive and personalized program, designed to mitigate risk factors of Alzheimer's disease could improve cognitive and metabolic function in individuals experiencing cognitive decline. Findings published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease Reports provided evidence that this approach can improve risk factor scores and stabilize cognitive function. More...

July 31, 2020

Journal of Parkinson’s Disease Awards First Parkinson Prizes

Recipients are Thomas Foltynie, MD, PhD, Heiko Braak, MD, and Kelly Del Tredici, MD, PhD, for their outstanding contributions to Parkinson's disease research

July 22, 2020 - Amsterdam, NL – The Journal of Parkinson's Disease and its publisher IOS Press are proud to announce the two articles that have won the first Parkinson Prize, recognizing these outstanding contributions to the advancement to Parkinson's disease research. Recipients of the award are lead investigator Thomas Foltynie, MD, PhD (research article) and co-authors Heiko Braak, MD, and Kelly Del Tredici, MD, PhD (review article). More...

July 22, 2020

Hospital Improves On-Time Administration of Medication to Parkinson Patients

A rigorous quality initiative involving the entire care team significantly improved on-time administration of levodopa and other medications, critical for patient wellbeing, report investigators in JPD

July 9, 2020 - Amsterdam, NL – Timely administration of anti-Parkinson drugs is a significant issue for hospitalized patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) with late or missed doses resulting in longer stays and worse outcomes. As part of a quality improvement project, a multidisciplinary team was able to change the culture at a US hospital by using a series of measures to ensure PD patients receive medications on time. Their findings are published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease. More...

July 9, 2020

Christin Nance and Sarah Banks Receive 2020 Alzheimer Award

This award recognizes outstanding contributions to the advancement of AD research published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease

July 8, 2020 - Amsterdam, NL – The Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (JAD) is pleased to announce that the joint recipients of the 2020 Alzheimer Award are Christin Nance, BA, and Sarah Banks, PhD. More...

July 8, 2020