Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s Treatments’

Transitioning From Partner To Alzheimer's Caregiver

Alzheimer’s: Transitioning From Partner to Caregiver

Most of us prefer to delay bad news. But, when it comes to Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), the earlier the diagnosis, the better — for the patient and the prospective caregiver. An early diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment/ First stage Alzheimer’s gives the patient some control. He or she can modify lifestyle — more exercise, less […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Could The Issue Affect The Election?

While many voters are focused on the economy, national security, education or Social Security in this presidential election year, Alzheimer’s research advocates are hoping to put the disease front and center. More than 1 in 3 likely voters have a loved one with Alzheimer’s, and 60 percent of those voters are worried that a loved […]

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Lifelong Learning May Be Best Defense Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Exercising the brain as much as exercising the body to keep both fit and healthy has become the new mantra for the aging baby boomer generation. Scientists seem to agree. Studies show that people who were cognitively active throughout their lives are less likely to experience mental decline as they grow older. Age-related dementia such […]

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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You Could have Alzheimer’s Disease at Age 30: Understanding the Value of Early-onset Alzheimer’s Research | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

While dementia most often affects older adults, people as young as 30 have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. Alois Alzheimer first described the disease named for him in 1906. His pioneering descriptions of symptoms (loss of cognitive function) and abnormal brain pathology (plaques and tangles in brain tissue) were based on observations […]

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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 […]