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Does “Good” Cholesterol Have an Effect on Alzheimer’s Risk

Cholesterol can play a significant role in heart health. But new data suggests it could be essential for your brain. A new study suggests that higher “good” cholesterol levels in the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord may help protect against Alzheimer’s. Researchers looked at high-density lipoprotein (HDL) concentrations – known as the “good” here to read more

Fall Risk May Increase If Inner Ear Is Damaged

People with Alzheimer’s are already at a higher risk for falls than the average person. A new study suggests that damage to the inner ear system that controls balance could be a major reason. The vestibular system is an intricate network consisting of several canals and bony structures deep inside the inner ear. The impaired here to read more

Sleep You’re Having Right Now Can Predict When Alzheimer’s Disease Begins

Previous research has shown that there is a relationship between sleep and Alzheimer’s disease. However, neuroscientists have now found a way to estimate a time frame for when Alzheimer’s is most likely to strike in a person’s lifetime, based on their baseline sleep patterns. This new research from the University of California, Berkeley, has found here to read more

New Study Identifies Alzheimer’s Risk Factors

Dementia is a scary condition. Alzheimer’s prevention strategies are not well understood, and as the leading type of dementia, it is an increasing cause for concern. According to the Alzheimer’s association, it already affects five million Americans over 65. That number is expected to triple by 2050. So, if Alzheimer’s isn’t a pressing concern now, here to read more


5 Things to Do Now to Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

Alzheimer’s is one of the most pressing health conditions of our time. As many as five million Americans are living with the condition, and the risk goes up with age. With an aging population, it stands as a significant strain on individuals, families, and the healthcare system. There is plenty of data, however, that suggests here to read more

Hearing Loss Is Linked with Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia among Older Adults

Experts agree that Alzheimer’s disease and dementia risk could be influenced by hearing loss. Among older adults, sound is important for stimulating the brain, and studies show the profound effect it has on health. There are many theories behind the relationship between hearing loss and dementia. Some experts believe that dementia creates certain conditions that here to read more

People Who Ski Have Lower Incidence of Depression and Dementia but Not Alzheimer’s

Those who enjoy winter activities, including skiing, may have a lower incidence of depression and vascular dementia, but not Alzheimer’s, according to new research from Lund University in Sweden together with Uppsala University. These brain researchers had the unique opportunity to analyze a large group of physically active skiers over two decades and found some here to read more

High Salt Diet May Trigger Cognitive Impairment through Alzheimer’s

New research shows how a high-salt diet may contribute to cognitive impairment by creating chemical changes to the protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease. This is yet another reminder by healthcare professionals to regulate salt consumption. This new research has found that a high-salt diet could cause a deficiency of the compound nitric oxide, which is here to read more

Your Eyes Might Reveal Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease: Study

New research shows how your eyes could be the window into seeing your risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Since Alzheimer’s disease begins to alter and damage the brain many years before symptoms appear, early detection is often extremely difficult. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It causes a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral, and social here to read more

Alzheimer Patients with Depression Symptoms May Trigger Cognitive Decline

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) research shows that those who suffer from depression may have a higher risk of cognitive decline over time. Depressive symptoms, together with brain amyloid, a biological marker of Alzheimer’s disease could trigger changes in memory and other related cognitive decline symptoms. The research from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), published in JAMA Network here to read more