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
Mediterranean diet slows cognitive decline rate and Alzheimer’s disease in older adults. So far the Mediterranean diet has been hailed for its heart health benefits, but much research has also shown its benefits for the brain.
The Mediterranean diet is… Read More
With the baby boomers’ generation aging, the cases of Alzheimer’s disease, which can cause memory loss, are growing in numbers. According to a report released by Alzheimer’s Association, over 28 million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer’s disease, accounting for nearly… Read More
Psoriasis drug may help treat Alzheimer’s disease, according to research findings. The number of people living with dementia is expected to grow exponentially by the year 2050, so there is a pressing need for treatment options for dementia and Alzheimer’s… Read More