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Can Certain Medical Treatments “Seed” Alzheimer's Disease?

CAN CERTAIN MEDICAL TREATMENTS “SEED” ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE?

A re-opened case from the history of medicine suggests that “seeds” of a protein that aggregates in the brains of people with Alzheimer's...

Dementia-related Deaths Grew by 148% in 26 Years

DEMENTIA-RELATED DEATHS GREW BY 148% IN 26 YEARS

An international group of collaborating scientists have analyzed the data from 195 countries on the spread of Alzheimer's disease and...

 
 
 
A Scoping Review of Physical Performance Outcome Measures Used in Exercise Interventions for Older Adults With Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias

A SCOPING REVIEW OF PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE OUTCOME MEASURES USED IN EXERCISE INTERVENTIONS FOR OLDER ADULTS WITH ALZHEIMER DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIAS

Background and Purpose: There is growing evidence that exercise interventions can mitigate functional decline and reduce fall risk...

Eli Lilly Partners with AC Immune on Tau Blockers for Alzheimer's

ELI LILLY PARTNERS WITH AC IMMUNE ON TAU BLOCKERS FOR ALZHEIMER'S

There's at least one major pharmaceutical company that isn't giving up yet on finding an Alzheimer's disease drug. Eli Lilly is pairing...

 
 
 
Scientists develop new brain scan to detect Alzheimer's disease by 'lighting up' neural plaques

SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NEW BRAIN SCAN TO DETECT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE BY 'LIGHTING UP' NEURAL PLAQUES

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have developed a new brain scan that uses radioactive 'tracer' molecules to 'light up' plaques...

You CAN prevent cognitive decline; experts agree that a mere 15 minutes of exercise a day can prevent Alzheimer's

YOU CAN PREVENT COGNITIVE DECLINE; EXPERTS AGREE THAT A MERE 15 MINUTES OF EXERCISE A DAY CAN PREVENT ALZHEIMER'S

Exercising every day can help keep your body healthy and strong. But did you know that regular physical activity can also boost brain...

 
 
 
Eating More of These Foods May Slow Brain Aging

EATING MORE OF THESE FOODS MAY SLOW BRAIN AGING

Brain health is tantamount to living a healthy, productive life. Fortunately, you have some control over how quickly your brain ages....

 
 
 
News Roundup: Exercise Improves Memory, Video Games Burn Calories, and More

NEWS ROUNDUP: EXERCISE IMPROVES MEMORY, VIDEO GAMES BURN CALORIES, AND MORE

Walk your way to a better memory Exercise may improve memory as well as or better than medication in older people at risk for Alzheimer's...

Delicious preventive medicine: Dark chocolate proven to enhance cognitive function and prevent Alzheimer's

DELICIOUS PREVENTIVE MEDICINE: DARK CHOCOLATE PROVEN TO ENHANCE COGNITIVE FUNCTION AND PREVENT ALZHEIMER'S

Eating dark chocolate is a delicious way to boost your cognitive function and prevent Alzheimer's disease later in life. A study published...

 
 
 
BONNIE ESTRIDGE with her latest despatch on living with Alzheimer's 

BONNIE ESTRIDGE WITH HER LATEST DESPATCH ON LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER'S 

How long am I going to live? I'm not normally introspective, but the question was sparked a few weeks ago when I visited my friend...

BONNIE ESTRIDGE with her latest despatch on living with Alzheimer's

BONNIE ESTRIDGE WITH HER LATEST DESPATCH ON LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER'S

For many years I have had a problem with a lot of ear wax clogging up my ears. I've been told ear syringing is unsafe, so what other...

 
 
 
FYI: Vitamin B6 Might Make You Happier, Smarter, and Less Prone to Brain Fog

FYI: VITAMIN B6 MIGHT MAKE YOU HAPPIER, SMARTER, AND LESS PRONE TO BRAIN FOG

A quick lesson in blood health 101: Homocysteine is a type of amino acid the body receives via protein-rich food sources, but when...

Bulldog Puppy Spreads Happiness To Seniors With Alzheimer's Disease

BULLDOG PUPPY SPREADS HAPPINESS TO SENIORS WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

The residents at Heritage Hill Senior Community in Weatherly, PA have always benefited from a monthly visit from a therapy dog. Lately,...

 
 
 
Japanese researchers say that ultrasound therapy can be used to treat patients with dementia

JAPANESE RESEARCHERS SAY THAT ULTRASOUND THERAPY CAN BE USED TO TREAT PATIENTS WITH DEMENTIA

A new therapy based on ultrasound waves might be able to improve the cognitive powers of patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease...

New Alzheimer's shot is safe in mice and could 'cut cases in half,' scientists claim

NEW ALZHEIMER'S SHOT IS SAFE IN MICE AND COULD 'CUT CASES IN HALF,' SCIENTISTS CLAIM

University of Texas, Southwestern, scientists have developed a new vaccine that supercharged mice's own immune systems to fight Alzheimer's...

 
 
 
Down Syndrome in Older Adults Linked to Alzheimer's Disease Risk

DOWN SYNDROME IN OLDER ADULTS LINKED TO ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE RISK

Dementia is associated with most deaths of older adults with Down syndrome, revealed new research.

Missing 74-year-old woman found dead in creek

MISSING 74-YEAR-OLD WOMAN FOUND DEAD IN CREEK

Elizabeth Stoltzfus, 74, had Alzheimer's disease, state police say