The study tested on mouse models, identified that a probable cause of Alzheimer's disease was the leakage from blood into the brain of fat-carrying particles.
Dementia is caused by a variety of diseases and injuries that affect the brain, such as Alzheimer's disease or a stroke.
'In addition to therapeutics, it's critical to uncover culturally-tailored interventions that reduce dementia risk through lifestyle factors like education, diet and exercise.'
The findings, published in the journal Nature, may help explain why about one-third of individuals hospitalised for Covid report symptoms of neurological problems.
Some factor that hasn't yet been identified increases the predisposition of Alzheimer's patients to progress to severe COVID-19.
The drugs work by blocking the action of inflammation-fueling Janus kinase proteins, suspected to play a role in Alzheimer's disease.
The olfactory system, or sense of smell, is known to be dysfunctional in the early stages of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.
The findings provide proof-of-concept that machine learning analysis of certain types of retinal images has the potential to offer a non-invasive way to detect Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease is said to be caused by the build-up of tangled clumps of a protein called 'tau' in brain cells.
Air pollution is significantly associated with the risk of several neurological disorders, including Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and other dementias.