Posts Tagged ‘alzheimer’s articles’

DementiaMustBeGlobalPriority

Dementia Must Be a Global Health Priority

Landmark data released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) in their first-ever report on the global impact of dementia: Dementia: A Public Health Priority show that around the world a new case of dementia occurs every four seconds. That is the equivalent of 7.7 million new cases each year. […]

Shining Light on Alzheimer's and dementia

Casual Fridays: Showing Simple Delights of Alzheimer’s – “Pinto!”

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]

Shining Light on Alzheimer's and dementia

Casual Fridays: Showing Simple Delights of Alzheimer’s – Coffee Break

Casual Fridays are a series of real stories about people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. They are positive, slightly sad but enlightening. I want to show that you can still have intimate personal connections with people with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Additionally, I hope that readers can relate them to their own experiences. While some of these […]

Memory Changes in Aging Brain are Normal

Some Memory Changes in Aging Brain are Normal

Dementia and its evil twin, Alzheimer’s, may have moved ahead of cancer on the list of most feared diseases, especially among baby boomers, who have begun to believe it is their inescapable fate if they have the bad luck to live too long. So we grasp at any news about aging, hoping that medical science […]

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How Can a Healthy Lifestyle Help Alzheimer’s? Part 9: Lifestyle and home remedies | Getting to Know Alzheimer’s: 12 Things You Must Know

Lifestyle and home remedies By Mayo Clinic staff Study results have been mixed about whether diet, exercise or other healthy lifestyle choices can prevent or reverse cognitive decline. But these healthy choices promote good overall health and may play a role in maintaining cognitive health, so there’s no harm in including these strategies in your […]

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Green Tea Extract and Red Laser Could Be Potential Treatment For Alzheimer’s Disease | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

Green tea and red laser light can act as a powerful duo in obliterating Alzheimer’s plaques, a new study has revealed. The research team at University of Ulm in Germany including Andrei Sommer and colleagues revealed that the light makes it feasible for the green-tea extract to work on the plaques. The researchers had earlier […]

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November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

The month of November is dedicated to creating awareness for Alzheimer’s, which is the most common form of dementia. Dementia is a general term for memory loss and affects the part of the brain that controls thoughts and language that are serious enough to interfere with daily life. Here are 10 signs of Alzheimer’s: Memory […]

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Fish Could Cut Risk of Dementia As It Boosts Blood Flow to Brain | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

Eating fish may boost blood flow to the brain which could stave off dementia in later life, researchers have discovered. The health benefits of a diet rich in omega-3, a fatty acid found in oily fish, have long been suspected, and the findings of two studies into its effects on young people suggest that it […]

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Estrogen Supplements May Protect Women From Alzheimer’s Disease | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

As debate continues to rage over the risks and benefits of hormone therapy, emerging medical evidence suggests certain women who take estrogen to relieve menopausal symptoms could be protected from Alzheimer’s disease. “If a woman is having hot flashes, our data suggest that she would benefit from hormone therapy,” said Pauline Maki, a U.S. researcher […]

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Simple Medical Tests Can Predict Alzheimer’s Disease | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

A combination of medical tests could improve the prediction of impending Alzheimer’s disease in patients, according to a recent study. By comparing risk factors based on magnetic resonance imaging, cerebrospinal fluid and neuropsychological testing, researchers at the University of California and the San Diego School of Medicine believe that doctors will be able to assess […]