Tag Archives: alzheimer disease

Postmenopausal hormone therapy may help prevent dementia

By: Devon Andre | Monday, February 20, 2017 - 08:00 AM
Postmenopausal hormone therapy help prevent dementia

The University of Eastern Finland has found an association between postmenopausal estrogen-based hormone therapy and a decreased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is one of the most prevalent forms of dementia, especially among women, so these findings indicate that the… Read More

Intestinal bacteria linked to Alzheimer’s disease

By: Emily Lunardo | Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 06:30 AM
Intestinal Bacteria Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Research from Lund University has found a link between intestinal bacteria and the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Gut bacteria interact with the immune system, intestinal mucosa, and your diet, and can affect your health and well-being. The team studied mice… Read More

Can mushrooms prevent Alzheimer’s?

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Monday, January 30, 2017 - 05:30 AM
Can mushrooms prevent Alzheimer’s

New research published in the Journal of Medicinal Food has shown that the bioactive components of certain edible and medicinal mushrooms may aid in the prevention and delay of dementia. Researchers from the University of Malaya have suggested that the… Read More

Alzheimer’s disease and concussions linked

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Monday, January 16, 2017 - 05:07 AM

A link has been found between concussions and Alzheimer’s disease. For the study, researchers examined 160 U.S. veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to determine if concussions accelerate the Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis. The researchers uncovered that concussions do speed… Read More

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