January 2007

By: Malcolm Ritter Canadian Press January 24, 2007 NEW YORK (AP) – A huge international study has identified a gene that apparently can raise the risk of developing the most common form of Alzheimer’s disease, a discovery that may help scientists develop new treatments. Scientists analyzed DNA from more than 6,000 people from a variety […]

By: Oliver Moore The Globe and Mail January 12, 2007 TORONTO — Knowledge of more than one language has been linked by Canadian researchers to a significant delay in the onset of dementia symptoms. Fluency in two or more languages may be able to stave off cognitive decline because of the mental agility required to […]