Magdalena is a writer with a passion for bridging the gap between the people performing research, and those who want or need to understand it. She writes about medical science and drug discovery. She holds an MS in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and a PhD — spanning the fields of psychiatry, immunology, and neuropharmacology — from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.
People at risk for Alzheimer’s disease who spend more time doing moderate-intensity exercise have a healthier level of glucose metabolism in the brain — considered a reflection of how healthy ... Read more
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease who experience delusions and hallucinations are five times more likely to be misdiagnosed than Alzheimer’s patients without psychosis, new research from St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada, ... Read more
Various studies have contended that diets, supplements, exercise regimens, and games aimed at promoting cognitive function can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. But experts from a respected non-government-affiliated ... Read more
Caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease is among the toughest personal journeys someone can make. To make life for caregivers easier, the Alzheimer’s Association has an Alzheimer’s ... Read more
Believing that stress or genetics play roles in the development of Alzheimer’s increases people’s fear that the disease will strike them, according to a study. The research, “The Influence of ... Read more
Researchers, for the first time, have measured how tau protein spreads in the brains of people affected by Alzheimer’s disease or its prodromal (early) stages. The discovery suggests that tau ... Read more