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Read the latest news about research in risk factors for Alzheimer's disease.

03 Aug | 2020

Proximity to parental age at onset of Alzheimer's indicates an increased risk of developing the disease in women

The study also points out that, with age, people who have experienced episodes of anxiety or depression in the past have increased hippocampal atrophy

07 Jan | 2020

New study finds changes in brain structure and cognition in people with insomnia

The research opens the door to a new line of research that will analyze the relationship between sleep quality and Alzheimer’s risk

11 Dec | 2019

BBRC and IMIM kick off a clinical trial of dementia prevention on people with memory problems

The PENSA Study will combine a program of interventions in lifestyle habits and the ingestion of a preparation based on a component from the green tea

04 Dec | 2019

New study relates alterations in white and gray matters and cognition

The results complement previous findings with participants of the Alfa Study

26 Nov | 2019

A study by BBRC and Hospital Clínic finds brain changes in healthy people with subjective cognitive impairment

The results show that people with beta-amyloid alteration and subjective perception of cognitive impairment have cerebral volume loss in areas associated with Alzheimer’s disease

07 Oct | 2019

Dr. José Luis Molinuevo participates in a paper that recommends informing about beta amyloid as a risk factor for dementia

The vision, which is signed by scientists from international centers, has been published in Lancet Neurology

23 Sep | 2019

Myelin alterations are found in the white matter of people with higher Alzheimer’s risk

The Alfa Study, with the support of "la Caixa", has allowed to have a very extensive cohort of cognitively healthy participants

04 Jul | 2019

Alzheimer's disease risk factors have an impact on the brain structure and cognition of cognitively unimpaired middle-aged people

Such is the conclusion of BBRC researcher Anna Brugulat in her PhD thesis, the first developed in this research center

28 May | 2019

New finding on the gene conferring the highest risk for Alzheimer’s and its link with cognition and brain morphology

The Ɛ4 variant of the APOE gene modifies the association between cognitive performance and brain structure in middle-aged individuals at risk for developing the disease, research led by the BBRC shows