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Antiulcer Drugs Do Not Increase Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

The use of proton pump inhibitors does not increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, shows a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland. Proton pump inhibitors are a type of antiulcer drug that is commonly used among older persons. The association between proton pump inhibitors and Alzheimer’s disease was studied at the University of [...]

Benzodiazepines and Related Drugs Increase Stroke Risk Among Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease

The use of benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-like drugs was associated with a 20% increased risk of stroke among persons with Alzheimer’s disease, shows a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland. Benzodiazepines were associated with a similar risk of stroke as benzodiazepine-like drugs. The use of benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-like drugs was associated with an increased [...]

Schizophrenia Treatment Urgently Requires Drugs Targeting Negative Symptoms

The schizophrenia market across the seven major markets of the US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK and Japan is set to rise from $6.4 billion in 2015 to $7.3 billion by 2025, registering a compound annual growth rate of 1.4%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report states that major drivers of [...]

Get Your Sleep and Treat Depression to Guard Against Alzheimer’s Disease

New research suggests that lack of sleep and untreated depression may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, even for those who do not have a genetic predisposition for the disease. Depression and sleeplessness have long been considered symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. This study indicates that whether in combination with genetic risk factors or on their [...]

New Cognition Kit Wearable Enables Real-Time Brain Health Measurement

Cognition Kit micro test shown on a Microsoft Band 2 designed to measure memory and attention The neuroscience company Cambridge Cognition Holdings, which develops near-patient technologies for the assessment of brain health, has announced results from a new technology feasibility study. The results demonstrate for the first time that consumer grade wearables such [...]

Cambridge Cognition Unveils Wearable to Measure Mental Health in Boston

The neuroscience technology company, Cambridge Cognition Holdings, and research design experts, Ctrl Group Limited, are presenting the first prototype of a groundbreaking new software application to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of mental health ahead of schedule on 7 April at the Neurotech Investing and Partnering Conference in Boston (MA, USA). Having reached prototype [...]

New Brain Ingredient for Stress Management

Lipogen will exhibit its next-generation PS brain ingredient, Lipogen PSPA, at Vitafoods Europe. PSPA is a new, patent-protected solution for stress management and brain health support; it’s a natural, vegan, high-quality blend of phosphatidylserine (PS) and phosphatidic acid (PA). This precision blend has been successfully demonstrated in controlled clinical trials to improve the body’s stress [...]

Could Maple Syrup Extract be Tapped for Better Brain Health?

As part of a 2-day symposium at this week’s annual meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Diego, a group of international scientists are sharing promising results of 24 studies exploring the beneficial effects of natural products on the prevention of neurodegenerative diseases, particularly Alzheimer’s disease. For the first time at this symposium, pure [...]

De Novo Nutrition Introduces Utopia(n) Focus and Concentration Enhancer with Cognizin Citicoline

De Novo Nutrition now offers Utopia(n) Focus and Concentration Enhancer with Cognizin Citicoline for better brain health. The pre-workout supplement is designed with only the ingredients needed to help with focus and concentration while at the gym or on the field. The cornerstone of the Utopia(n) blend is Cognizin Citicoline. Citicoline is a compound that promotes [...]

Blue Monday 2016: Food and Mood Matters

It’s here! Allegedly the most depressing day of the calendar year, it's Blue Monday. With the Christmas festivities and New Year celebrations seemingly far behind us, those New Year resolutions becoming increasingly difficult to stick to, and the summer months oh so far away, it is easy for people to feel disheartened at this time [...]