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Looking for an Early Sign of LATE

December 15, 2022

Researchers at UC San Diego provide new insights into the pathology of limbic predominate age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy, which mimics Alzheimer’s, making it very difficult to identify in living patients.

Hearing Loss is Associated with Subtle Changes in the Brain

November 21, 2023

A team of UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science along with Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute researchers employed hearing tests and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to determine whether hearing impairment is associated with differences

For White Middle Class, Moderate Drinking Is Linked to Cognitive Health in Old Age

August 1, 2017

Older adults who consume alcohol moderately on a regular basis are more likely to live to the age of 85 without dementia or other cognitive impairments than non-drinkers, according to a University of California San Diego School of Medicine-led study.

Participants in Dementia Prevention Research Motivated by Altruism

October 5, 2018

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with collaborators across the country, report that people who participate in dementia prevention trials are primarily motivated by altruism and pleased to help.

Down Syndrome Research Untangles Therapeutic Possibilities for Alzheimer’s

September 17, 2015

…study confirms the pathogenic role of beta amyloid in dementia as seen in both AD and Down syndrome.

Even the Smallest Possible Stroke Can Damage Brain Tissue and Impair Cognitive Function

December 17, 2012

…use, suggesting treatment that could slow the progress of dementia associated with cumulative damage to minuscule blood vessels that feed brain cells. The team reports their results in the December 16 advance online edition of Nature Neuroscience.

Sac to the Future: Cellular Vessels Predict Likelihood of Developing Dementia

July 5, 2016

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine say tiny micro-vesicle structures used by neurons and other cells to transport materials internally or dispose of them externally carry tell-tale proteins that may help to predict the likelihood of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) developing into full-blown Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

New Diagnostic Criteria May Enable Earlier Detection of Cognitive Impairment in Women

October 9, 2019

Study finds when verbal memory test cut-offs were tailored to patient sex, more female patients and fewer male patients were considered to have amnesic mild cognitive impairment. This could change the way aMCI diagnoses are determined and make it easier to catch the condition in its early stages.

New Therapeutic Target Identified for ALS and Frontotemporal Degeneration

November 8, 2013

…muscle movement, and frontotemporal degeneration, the second most frequent dementia.

New Virtual Reality Navigation System to Help Diagnose Cognitive Defects

August 18, 2014

Experts agree that the ability to navigate a neighborhood or built space is one of the first human faculties to suffer at the onset of cognitive decline. They also agree that early intervention is crucial for stemming the further ravages of dementia.

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