Tag: memory loss

Concerns arise over possible link between COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s disease

September 9, 2021

Experts warn that COVID-19 could have a “long-term impact” on the nervous system of patients, manifesting in a higher incidence of Alzheimer’s disease (Alzheimer’s) especially among the younger age groups. Although there are no molecular traces of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in the brain, the nervous system symptoms of the virus are nonetheless […]

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Detecting Alzheimer’s disease through blood test shows real potential

December 3, 2020

A new blood test is able to check if those with mild memory loss are at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD) later on.  AD is notoriously difficult to diagnose until much too late, so scientists at Sweden’s Lund University looked at ways to pick up the disease during its early stages, before it develops […]

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