Tag Archives: Alzheimers Disease
How many languages can you speak? If your answer is more than one, you’re likely to fare better against Alzheimer’s disease than those who are monolingual. The latest findings suggest that people with Alzheimer’s disease who are also bilingual perform… Read More
Dementia disorders like Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease may be identified with brushstrokes. In the study, researchers analyzed 2,092 paintings from seven famous artists who experienced both normal brain aging and neurodegenerative disease. Of the seven, two suffered from Parkinson’s… Read More
Researchers at Penn State University have confirmed that the “sniff test” can help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease. Much research has come to light revealing that the sense of smell, or lack thereof, may be an early indicator of Alzheimer’s disease.
Not… Read More
In type 2 diabetes, cognitive decline is linked to brain atrophy that resembles early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers led a large-scale study comparing brain scans and cognitive function in patients with diabetes and patients without it. Brain… Read More
Sleep disorders are a common problem in Alzheimer’s disease. Because sleep is such an important aspect of overall good health, it’s important to find ways of improving sleep in Alzheimer’s patients in order to reduce the risk of other health… Read More
In patients with Alzheimer’s disease, eating problems can be quite common. Eating problems in Alzheimer’s disease increase the risk for malnutrition and can worsen other health conditions the patient may already have.
As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, patients may forget to… Read More
Mixed dementia is a condition that combines the symptoms of more than one type of dementia. The most common mixed dementia combination is of Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. There is a lot about mixed dementia that is still not… Read More
In Alzheimer’s disease, higher testosterone levels may increase aggression and hallucination risk. Although low testosterone has been linked to a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease, once a patient has developed Alzheimer’s, high levels of testosterone have been associated with greater… Read More
Alzheimer’s disease and memory problem risks may be lowered by eating baked and broiled fish. Study author Nikolaos Scarmeas said, “While it’s not easy to measure the level of beta-amyloid deposits in the brain in this type of study,… Read More
In Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss and cognitive function may be improved with regular moderate exercise. Exercise is effective in Alzheimer’s disease because it improves the efficiency of memory-related brain activity.
The researchers uncovered the beneficial effects of exercise in seniors… Read More
In Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment patients, driving ability is hard to assess. The study found that there isn’t a single assessment tool able to determine the driving abilities of drivers with Alzheimer’s disease.
In the study, patients… Read More
Dementia is an umbrella term referring to cognitive decline. There isn’t just one type of dementia, and knowing which type a person has can help aid in treatment.
The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, but it is… Read More
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