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Allocation of NIH funding demonstrates ‘great stability’ over time

January 27, 2021 4 min read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Ballreich reports receiving grant funding from Arnold Ventures. Please see the study for all other authors’ relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to receive...

New study to examine the role of extended family caregivers of people with dementia

Karen Roberto and Tina Savla, both core faculty members of Virginia Tech's Center for Gerontology, are leading a five-year, $2.14 million study that will examine the role of extended family caregivers and their service use, needs, and challenges. The National Institute on Aging -- part of the National...

Air pollution linked to higher risk of sight loss from AMD

Air pollution is linked to a heightened risk of progressive and irreversible sight loss, known as age related macular degeneration (AMD), reveals a large long term study led by UCL researchers. They found that people in the most polluted areas were at least 8% more likely to report...

Parkinson’s Disease patients report benefits of using medical cannabis

© iStock/MarianVejcik Over half of medical cannabis patients with Parkinson’s Disease have reported clinical benefits when using the products for their condition. According to a new survey, conducted in Germany, over 8% of patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) are using cannabis based medicinal products (CBMPs), and over half...

Midday Nap Could Leave You Smarter: Study

TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2021 - - "You snooze, you lose" may not be true when it comes to your brain: A new study finds that napping in the afternoon may actually boost mental agility. The study couldn't prove cause and effect, but a midday nap was associated with...

Healthy Eating Could Delay Onset of Parkinson’s Disease

TUESDAY, Jan. 26, 2021 -- While researchers continue to try to find the key that unlocks the cause of Parkinson's disease, new research suggests that what a person eats could make a difference. Researchers in Canada found a strong correlation between eating either a Mediterranean diet or the...

COVID-19 and the brain: What do we know so far?

What do we currently know about the effects of SARS-CoV-2 on the brain? In this feature, we round up the emerging evidence.How does SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, affect the human brain? Recent studies have given us clues, shedding light on why COVID-19 can be so severe...

Fine tuning first-responder immune cells may reduce TBI damage

Immediately after a traumatic brain injury and as long as one year later, there are increased levels of immune cells called ILCs in the brain promoting inflammation, which can worsen brain damage, scientists report. They also report for the first time that the cell energy sensor AMPK is...

Those with Alzheimer’s, dementia struggling with pandemic isolation

People living with Alzeheimer's or dementia are finding the pandemic is placing an increased burden on their lives. Isolation brought on by the lack of social interaction is one of the causes. Faye Forbes is a board member with the Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia. She lives with...
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