Gene variant may help protect against Alzheimers disease. Gene variant may help protect against Alzheimers disease. BOSTON—A new study led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), in collaboration with the University of Antioquia,
Dr. Growdon presented a series of studies examining why patients with Parkinson disease often have both motor symptoms and cognitive problems, often progressing to a full dementia. Over a decade of studies show that there is a remarkable convergence of disease pathologies overlapping classical Alzheimer disease changes with Parkinson’s disease as well.
DISCOVERY Study Seeks to Learn More About the Causes of Post-Stroke Cognitive Impairment and Dementia
Supported by the NINDS and National Institute on Aging (NIA), DISCOVERY will become a landmark study to unravel the mechanisms of post-stroke cognitive disability, early stroke recovery, and potential targets for personalized prevention, intervention and rehabilitation.
Mass General Clinicians and Researchers Brainstorm Ways to Treat and Prevent Nervous System Disorders
Experts from Massachusetts General Hospital Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry and beyond gathered at the Bulfinch tents to attend the hospital’s second annual Neuroscience Day, which was created to foster collaboration among researchers and physicians from one of the world’s largest neuroscience communities.
Sean M. Healey & AMG Center for ALS at Mass General launches first ALS Platform Trial with 5 promising drugs
The Sean M. Healey & AMG Center at Mass General will launch the first platform trial for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to accelerate the development of effective and breakthrough treatmentThe Sean M. Healey & AMG Center at Mass General will launch the first platform trial for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to accelerate the development of effective and breakthrough treatments for people with ALS.s for people with ALS.
My Thinking Cap, A Coloring Book About Epilepsy introduces us to Ella, Dot, and Jon-Jon, a young boy with epilepsy. While the three friends play in the park one day, Jon-Jon has a seizure.
Privacy Incident at Massachusetts General Hospital's Neurology Department - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Massachusetts General Hospital is notifying approximately 9,900 individuals of a privacy incident involving MGH’s Department of Neurology in connection with some of its research programs.
Depression symptoms and Alzheimer's disease pathology could be warning signs for cognitive decline in older adults - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Increasingly, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) research has focused on the preclinical stage, when people have biological evidence of AD but no or minimal symptoms, and when interventions might have the potential to prevent future decline of older adults.
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Study finds that exercise and vascular health offer protection against Alzheimer's disease - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
– Higher levels of daily physical activity may protect against the cognitive decline and neurodegeneration (brain tissue loss) from Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that alters the lives of many older people, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found.
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