Naturalistic Driving Study Investigates Self-Regulation Behavior in Early Alzheimer’s Disease

A pilot study in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease

July 27, 2018 - Lyon, FR – Driving is a complex task that involves perceptual, motor and cognitive abilities. These abilities may be affected in early Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients. Nevertheless, they continue to drive for more years than people with other dementia syndromes perhaps because of a deficit in self-awareness that prevents them from perceiving their driving difficulties and adapting accordingly. The purpose of the present pilot study was to closely examine the self-regulation behavior of older individuals with AD using a naturalistic driving approach. More...

July 27, 2018

Greg Kennedy Honored with 2018 Alzheimer Award

The award recognizes his outstanding contribution to the advancement of AD research published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease

July 16, 2018 - Amsterdam, NL – The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (JAD) is pleased to announce that Greg Kennedy, a PhD candidate at the Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2018 Alzheimer Award. More...

July 16, 2018

Early Treatment with Nusinersen Can Mean Better Outcomes for Babies with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

July 16, 2018 - New findings suggest SMA should be routinely included in newborn screening for early diagnosis, according to research published in the Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases More...

July 16, 2018

IOS Press Reports Strong Impact Factor Growth

July 5, 2018 - IOS Press announces an Impact Factor increase of 18.23% across its 29 journals currently covered in the 2017 Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) released by Clarivate Analytics last week. Journals in biomedicine and rehabilitation medicine achieved the most significant gains. More...

July 5, 2018