Massive Genetic Study Finds Connections Between Psychiatric Disorders

An international team of researchers from the US, UK, China, Singapore, Japan, and Australia has started a project called “Brainstorm Study.” They used a million of people’s genes to find clues on... Read more »

Virus Infections in Early Life Could Set the Stage For Alzheimer’s

Scientists have found that Alzheimer’s could be triggered by viruses that can affect the brain. It’s been years of debate on what causes the disease, and this study sparks the debates with... Read more »

France Is Building a Revolutionary ‘Alzheimer’s Village’ To Let Patients Roam Free

French patients that have Alzheimer’s disease will get a village of their own. They will live in a village that has stores, small shared houses, hairdressers, a library, gym and even a... Read more »

Researchers Find New Way to Stimulate Autophagy: It Could Treat Alzheimer’s or ALS

Researchers at the Brown University have found a new way to stimulate cells that rebuild themselves from their old parts they recycle. The process is called autophagy and it could be stimulated... Read more »

A Bike and Google Street View Helps Seniors With Alzheimer’s and Dementia in Ontario

It’s called BikeAround, and it helps people from retirement homes to travel the world or to revisit places they cherish and remember. Starting as a project, this stationary bike with the Google... Read more »