Monthly Archives: July 2022

Persistent loss of smell due to COVID-19 may better predict long-term cognitive, functional impairment

New insights into factors that may predict, increase or protect against the impact of COVID-19 and the pandemic on memory and thinking skills were revealed by multiple studies reported today at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022 in San Diego and virtually.

Experts release appropriate use recommendations for Alzheimer’s disease blood biomarkers

Alzheimer’s disease blood biomarkers (BBMs) may revolutionize the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s in the future, but are not yet ready for widespread use, according to a newly-published article by leading international clinicians and researchers convened by the Alzheimer’s Association.

Synchrotron X-ray diffraction can aid in the diagnosis of invisible traumatic brain injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are usually diagnosed with MRI and computed tomography scans, but these techniques often miss more mild damage.

Study reveals sex differences in detection, monitoring, and management of chronic kidney disease in Sweden

New research published in JASN reveals profound sex differences in the detection, monitoring, and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Sweden.

New instrument can be clipped on to a smartphone to rapidly test for Zika virus in blood

As seen with the COVID-19 pandemic, detection methods that are rapid, simple, accurate, and sensitive are vital for detecting viral pathogens and for controlling the spread of infectious diseases.

Scientists Hunt for an Elusive Particle to Unlock the Mystery of Dark Matter

Australian scientists are making strides towards solving one of the greatest mysteries of the universe: the nature of invisible dark matter. The ORGAN Experiment, Australia’s first major dark matter detector, recently completed a search for a hypothetical particle called an axion—a popular candidate among theories that try to explain dark matter. ORGAN has placed new […]