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.
National Football League athletes might be at increased risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a brain condition linked to dementia and abnormal behavior. A recent study published in JAMA found that ... Read more
A compound that blocks the activity of so-called HDAC enzymes in the brain improved learning in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease, according to data that Regenacy Pharmaceuticals presented at the ... Read more
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