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March 30, 2016

From the Cognitive Therapeutics Blog: Hope that Alzheimer’s Memory Loss May Not Be Permanent

In a recent study conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), neuroscientists were able to retrieve memories that were “lost” due to Alzheimer’s disease in mice.

March 28, 2016

What’s the Key to a Happy, Healthy Life?

Starting in 1938, the Harvard Department of Psychiatry initiated the Grant Study in order to uncover the key to happiness and healthy longevity by tracking the lives of 724 men for 75 years.

March 23, 2016

From the Cognitive Therapeutics Blog: Could Syrup Cure Alzheimer’s Disease?

At the American Chemical Society’s annual meeting, researchers made a few important announcements regarding the benefits of pure maple syrup and its potential to fight Alzheimer’s disease.

March 16, 2016

From the Cognitive Therapeutics Blog: New Advancements in Early Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley became the first to track the entire progression of Alzheimer’s disease in cognitively normal adults through the use of positron emission tomography (PET) scans. This advancement is considered a breakthrough in finding an early diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease.

March 8, 2016

From the Cognitive Therapeutics Blog: New Study on Self-Motivation

In a recent study, scientists found that people could learn how to activate the area of the brain responsible for motivation.

March 2, 2016

From the Cognitive Therapeutics Blog: Popular Heartburn Drugs Linked to Dementia Risk

In a recent study published by JAMA Neurology, researchers found a link between certain heartburn drugs and an increased risk of dementia.

February 23, 2016

From the Cognitive Therapeutics Blog: Researchers Now Studying Alzheimer’s in Down Syndrome

Researchers are focusing more of their efforts on studying Alzheimer’s disease in people with Down syndrome, a genetic disorder that occurs when there is a full or partial extra copy of chromosome 21.