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Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) patients with anxiety face faster Alzheimer’s disease progression. The risk of Alzheimer’s disease in mild cognitive impairment patients with mild, moderate, and severe anxiety was found to increase by 33, 78, and 135 percent, respectively… Read More
Alzheimer’s disease is a condition which gradually steals a person’s memories and abilities. As the disease progresses, a person becomes increasingly forgetful and their ability to care for themselves becomes greatly reduced.
It’s important for caregivers to understand the stages… Read More
Nicotine given independently from tobacco may help ward off Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s disease. It is a common knowledge that tobacco and tobacco products are bad for your health, but new research findings suggest that nicotine alone may offer protective… Read More
Depression with mild cognitive impairment may raise dementia risk and accelerate brain aging in the elderly. In the study involving seniors over the age of 65, the researchers found that depression was associated with a higher risk of dementia and… Read More
Whether Alzheimer’s disease could lead to type 2 diabetes has been studied for a long time. Recently, researchers found that a common diabetes drug could be effective at treating Alzheimer’s disease – and that Alzheimer’s disease could, in fact, lead… Read More
Cataracts and Alzheimer’s disease have been found to be linked to a common gene. Both conditions arise with age, but the latest findings now add further evidence to a genetic link, too.
The researchers looked at the brain MRIs of… Read More
Pain perception has been found to be altered in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. The study found that Alzheimer’s disease may change a person’s ability to experience pain or recognize that they are in pain. This is problematic because the concomitant… Read More
Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes share the amyloidosis link. Amyloidosis is the accumulation of amyloids, which are proteins that fold incorrectly. When proteins that are normally soluble in water are not folded correctly, they become insoluble and deposit… Read More
Prevention of Alzheimer’s disease may be possible with high caffeine intake. The study suggests that caffeine intake may reduce beta amyloid plaque buildup, which is a characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers explored opportunities for caffeine to reduce beta… Read More
Alzheimer’s disease risk rises with high blood sugar and insulin resistance. More than half of senior Americans have prediabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Prediabetes puts people at a higher risk of developing diabetes, because they have elevated blood… Read More
Any form of physical activity – dancing, gardening, cleaning – has been shown to help cut a person’s risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers found the reduction in Alzheimer’s disease risk may be lowered by up to 50 percent.
The… Read More
Over time, toxins can help the formation of plaques in your brain tissue that can trigger degenerative diseases like dementia and even Alzheimer’s disease, but home remedies can help combat these toxins and protect your memory.
Exercise and healthy eating… Read More