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Endear For Alzheimer’s Chosen as Top Blog & Website For Alzheimer’s Resources

Endear for Alzheimer’s has recently been chosen as the top blog and website for Alzheimer’s resources. The recognition comes from the popular 2012 list: Top 100 Senior and Boomer Blogs and Websites chosen annually by Seniors for living. Endear has been honored because of the quality of Alzheimer’s resources that we provide on our home webpage […]

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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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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Depression Ups Women’s Risk of Dementia | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

While depression isn’t an inevitable part of aging, women are twice as likely as men to develop the mood disorder, and that can have significant health repercussions later in life, doctors say. At a conference on aging and memory in Toronto on Tuesday, clinical psychologist Nasreen Khatri said experiencing bouts of depression during one’s life […]

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Molecular Sculptor of Memories Revealed | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

Changing amounts of a certain protein in the brains of mammals affected their learning and memory profoundly, revealed a recent study. The protein, called kibra, was linked in previous studies in humans to memory and protection against late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The new work in mice, reported in the Sept. 22 issue of Neuron, shows that […]