Alzheimer and Dementia Prevention

Alzheimer and Dementia Prevention The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) renewed the hopes of people with Alzheimer’s after granting accelerated approval for a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive brain disorder that affects more than 6.5 million Americans. Leqembi (lecanemab) removes amyloid-beta plaque, a protein that builds up in the brain and … Continue reading “Alzheimer and Dementia Prevention”

Improve Your Memory with the right foods

Improve Your Memory with the right foods When we want to start eating a healthier diet, we usually look for foods that are good sources of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and nutrients. As we look for healthy foods for the body, health experts say we should also look for the best foods that promote brain health. … Continue reading “Improve Your Memory with the right foods”

Causes of Dementia

Causes of Dementia If you have hearing loss, a growing number of studies suggest that you may be at risk for developing dementia. However, the authors of a new study reported that managing hearing loss could potentially help prevent or slow down cognitive decline, and hearing aids may play a role in the process. In their … Continue reading “Causes of Dementia”

Alzheimer’s Disease Update: Lecanemab

Alzheimer’s Disease Update: Lecanemab Researchers are hailing an experimental drug that has shown promise in slowing cognitive decline by 27 percent in some patients with Alzheimer’s disease. The drug, Lecanemab removes amyloid clumps from the brain. Amyloid and tau are two abnormal proteins believed to be the primary cause of Alzheimer’s disease, suffered by an … Continue reading “Alzheimer’s Disease Update: Lecanemab”

A Neurologist’s Tips for Fighting Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s

A Neurologist’s Tips for Fighting Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s If you’re over 50 and find yourself misplacing your keys, forgetting why you went into a room or trying to remember a familiar friend’s name, you may be worried that you’re developing Alzheimer’s disease. “In America today, anyone over 50 lives in dread of the big … Continue reading “A Neurologist’s Tips for Fighting Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s”

Harvard nutritionist shares the No. 1 vitamin that keeps her brain ‘young and healthy’—and foods she eats ‘every day’

Harvard nutritionist shares the No. 1 vitamin that keeps her brain ‘young and healthy—and foods she eats ‘every day’ Dr. Uma Naidoo, a nutritional psychiatrist, educates her patients about the importance of maintaining their mental health and adopting a healthy diet. Likewise, Dr. Naidoo makes sure she practices what she advises her patients. “I always … Continue reading “Harvard nutritionist shares the No. 1 vitamin that keeps her brain ‘young and healthy’—and foods she eats ‘every day’”

Why Are Neurological Disorders on The Rise?

Why Are Neurological Disorders on The Rise? Medical experts are seeing a continual increase in neurological disorders that cause death and disabilities and neuroscientists are stepping up their research efforts to get to the root of the problem. Although specific causes of neurological disorders vary, some studies show age and environmental pollution are factors behind … Continue reading “Why Are Neurological Disorders on The Rise?”

Seniors: Mental Health Awareness

Seniors: Mental Health Awareness The normal aging process can cause cognitive abilities to decrease, but a new study shows that a certain part of the brain may help older adults compensate for the mental decline. The brain-centered study found people over 60 had better psychological health than younger people in their 20s. But, the decline … Continue reading “Seniors: Mental Health Awareness”

Prevent Alzheimers By Eating Right

Prevent Alzheimers By Eating Right Improving the health of your gut now could possibly ward off Alzheimer’s disease in the future. According to a new study, people with gut disorders may be at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Previously published observational studies have suggested that gastrointestinal tract disorders impact brain health. Now, investigators … Continue reading “Prevent Alzheimers By Eating Right”

Dementia Latest News

Dementia Latest News The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 kept thousands of older adults in their homes in order to reduce their risk of exposure to the coronavirus disease. During that time, many seniors, especially those in senior living communities, could not have visitors. So, they found themselves in social isolation until government-mandated lockdowns were lifted. … Continue reading “Dementia Latest News”