Tag Archives: Alzheimers Disease
Alzheimer’s disease affects over five million Americans aged 65 and older and has doubled its death rate since 2002, according to a new report published by the Alzheimer’s Association. The neurodegenerative disease now claims double the number of lives that… Read More
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
A recent study conducted by the University of California, Los Angeles, has found that regularly consuming grapes may protect against the decline of metabolic activity in those with early memory decline, preventing Alzheimer’s.
Low metabolic activity in certain areas of… Read More
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
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
Scientists have discovered that the sense of smell declines dramatically in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, meaning that “sniff tests” may become a staple in the diagnostic process of this disease.
A recent study from the Perelman School of Medicine… Read More
Findings from a recent study published in JAMA Psychiatry have found a link between delirium and the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Delirium occurs when patients become confused and disoriented, and is prevalent in elderly patients. This new research from the… Read More
An excess of the tau protein found in the brain may cause the spatial disorientation that makes those with Alzheimer’s disease wander, according to a recent study. Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have found a link between the build-up… Read More
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
The MIND diet stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay and has been shown to improve brain health and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. As we age, the threat of developing Alzheimer’s increases. Although the cause of Alzheimer’s… Read More
An immune cell has been discovered that may help fight Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and other neurological conditions. Found in the meninges around the brain, this rare type of cell may play a critical role in battling numerous neurological diseases… 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
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