A team of researchers has developed an artificial intelligence-based method to screen currently available medications as possible treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. The method could represent a rapid and inexpensive way to repurpose existing therapies.
March 4, 2021 • ~6 min
Researchers have developed a software-based method of scanning electronic health records to estimate the risk that a healthy person will receive a dementia diagnosis in the future.
Dec. 17, 2019 • ~4 min
A new study provides insights on why some people may be more resistant to Alzheimer’s disease than others.
Nov. 4, 2019 • ~5 min
A new paper explores why neuron-like implants could offer a better way to treat brain disorders, control prosthetics, or even enhance cognitive abilities.
Sept. 20, 2019 • ~6 min
Research into extending humanity’s healthy lifespan has been progressing rapidly in recent years. In February, a group of aging and longevity scientists founded a nonprofit to foster the work and serve as a resource for governments and businesses looking to understand the potentially far-reaching implications of a population that lives significantly longer, healthier lives.
March 8, 2019 • ~15 min