Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

Brain Study: Woman Have Better Self-Control Than Man, But More Prone To Alzheimer’s

A recent study has found that women’s brains are wired to have more self-control and more active than men’s. However, the study also finds that women are more prone to depression and Alzheimer’s. The study was conducted by Amen Clinics, which has been working for more than 20 years with functional brain scans. In the recent study, the scientists analyzed ...

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New Reports Claims Alzheimer’s Can Be Prevented With Three Simple Practices

According to experts in the United States, a combination of some form of brain training, controlling blood pressure, and exercise, could well reduce mental decline in old age, thus reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s-type dementia. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have released a new report stating that there’s encouraging, but inconclusive, evidence to support these three interventions ...

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Want To Ward Off Alzheimer’s? Here Are Three Things That May Help

Alzheimer’s disease is feared by many as it not only wreaks havoc in the lives of those who are afflicted, but also their families. While years of research and studies have been unsuccessful in finding a viable and complete cure for the neuro-degenerative disorder, there are still certain precautions that can be taken to reduce its onset risk. Researchers have ...

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Anti-Epilepsy Drug Might Restore Brain Activity In Mild Cases

Recent health news has seen an increased focus on Alzheimer’s disease and the recommended tools or lifestyle changes people can utilize in order to reduce its risk or slow down its progress. Now, a new report is suggesting that there may be another way to restore cognitive function, albeit in mild cases of Alzheimer’s — an anti-epilepsy drug that could ...

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June Is Alzheimer’s And Brain Awareness Month — Why People Are Displaying Purple And How You Can Show Support

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and people worldwide are joining the movement and supporting the cause. The official color for Alzheimer’s awareness is purple and you’ll see purple ribbons displayed across social media networks, worn as ribbons, and on clothing as people spread the word. The official Alzheimer’s Awareness website has a number of ways people can show ...

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Lack Of Sleep Could Make Your Brain ‘Eat’ Itself, Increase Risk Of Alzheimer’s Disease

It’s long been believed that a lack of sleep could be bad for the brain. But a new study offers a more colorful, yet dire description of this consequence — it could turn the brain into a “cannibal” of sorts, with synapses being “eaten” by other brain cells, and even increase the chances of chronic sleep loss sufferers acquiring Alzheimer’s ...

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Alzheimer’s Disease Could Single-Handedly Collapse Medicare, Medicaid

Alzheimer’s is a disease that scares almost everyone, and today in America, it has become so prevalent that it consumes one in every five Medicare/Medicaid dollars. CNN reported that Alzheimer’s is the disease that could bankrupt Medicare; by the year 2050, more than half of Americans over the age of 65-years-old could have Alzheimer’s disease. And experts say that the ...

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Why Is Alzheimer’s Disease Trending On Facebook?

You may have noticed that Alzheimer’s disease is currently trending on Facebook. The question is – do you know why? The reason Alzheimer’s disease is currently trending is because researchers at Sweden’s Lund University may have made a breakthrough in medical science, per a study they posted on the Lund University’s website. Gut bacteria linked to Alzheimer’s [Image by Alexander ...

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21 Science-Backed Ways To Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Over 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, and the number is rising. The good news is that genetics play only a small part in determining whether you’ll develop the disease, and there are many ways you can protect your brain. According to the Alzheimer’s Research & Prevention Foundation (ARPF), someone develops Alzheimer’s disease every 68 seconds, and the debilitating disease ...

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Latest Alzheimer’s Treatment Shows Promise For Your Aging Loved Ones

The latest Alzheimer’s treatment sparks hope for researchers as the drug enters human clinical trials in the near future. As the baby boomer generation quickly approaches its entry into the age group that is afflicted with this debilitating disease, the potential promise that this new drug holds cannot become a reality soon enough. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, statistics show ...

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