Disrupting brain activity in sleeping mice, specifically during the rapid eye movement (REM) phase, can stop the animals remembering things they learned that day, a study suggests.Read More
Certain 'markers' in newborn blood samples seemed to predict future cases, study foundRead More
Symptoms of depression that steadily increase over time in older age could indicate early signs of dementia, scientists have said.Read More
Scientists believe injections of a natural protein may lessen the symptoms and progress of Alzheimer's dementia after promising early trials in mice.
Depression treatment cut urge to restrict food, study says
Brain stimulation may ease major symptoms of the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, a typically hard-to-treat condition, a new study suggests.Read More
But it's unclear whether the medications or the disease are the key factor; study only showed an association
New research suggests that Parkinson's patients who are given antipsychotics to treat dementia and psychosis may be more likely to die early.Read More
Early results of a study suggest a nutritional drink may help memory problems in people with early dementia.
But Alzheimer's groups urge caution regarding the findings.Read More
But taking beta-agonists during pregnancy also might benefit fetus, researchers sayRead More
Three British researchers have won a prize worth one million euros, awarded each year for an "outstanding contribution to European neuroscience".Read More
Research finds association among users over age 75, but can't prove the medications cause memory problemsRead More