Letters successfully encouraged clinicians to check patients’ prescribing records, says study co-author Mireille Jacobson.
Increase in amyloid beta protein in the brain, often thought to be directly involved in Alzheimer’s pathology, may instead be a general change that occurs with age even in healthy brains, says senior author Caleb Finch.
Foundation grants support newly published research at the intersection of stress responses, aging and cellular structure and function.
Teal Eich, assistant professor of gerontology and psychology, recently received research funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Alzheimer’s Association for her investigation into the role of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) in Alzheimer’s disease.
Pilot grants support researchers looking into whether the composition of our diets and the amount of food we eat can impact heart and brain health as we age.
Short cycles of a low-calorie diet that replicates fasting appeared to reduce inflammation and delay cognitive decline in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease; initial data indicates diet’s safety in Alzheimer’s patients.