Blood Tests For Dementia, Alzheimer’s! A New Way To Diagnosis These Diseases

Blood Tests For Dementia, Alzheimer’s! A New Way To Diagnosis These Diseases Scientists have been working for decades on developing new methods that would accurately detect signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Prior to the early 2000s, the only way to know for sure whether a person had Alzheimer’s was to conduct an autopsy after … Continue reading “Blood Tests For Dementia, Alzheimer’s! A New Way To Diagnosis These Diseases”

Two or More Chronic Health Problems May Increase Risk of Dementia

Two or More Chronic Health Problems May Increase Risk of Dementia People in their mid-50s who have two or more chronic health conditions are at a higher risk of developing dementia later in life, according to a long-term study published in the British Medical Journal. Researchers at the University College London and the University of … Continue reading “Two or More Chronic Health Problems May Increase Risk of Dementia”

Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat

Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat Dr. Uma Naidoo, nutritional psychiatrist and faculty member at Harvard Medical School, says there’s one question that her patients repeatedly ask her: “How can I maximize the power of my brain?” After years of studying the intricate connection between the gut and the … Continue reading “Eating Right For Sharper Memory And Focus, And What Not To Eat”

Alzheimer’s Disease: Brain scans reveal a culprit in the cognitive decline of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Disease: Brain scans reveal a culprit in the cognitive decline of Alzheimer’s Researchers can now observe the widespread loss of nerve cells in the brains of living patients with early stages of Alzheimer’s disease thanks to advanced imaging technology developed by scientists at Yale University. Scientists have long believed that the destruction of brain … Continue reading “Alzheimer’s Disease: Brain scans reveal a culprit in the cognitive decline of Alzheimer’s”

Exercise Your Brain For Better Memory

Exercise Your Brain For Better Memory If older adults were asked to list their top 10 worries, there’s a good chance that memory loss would rank near the top of the list. After all, it’s possible to make a mistake when something you know doesn’t surface in the moment you need it. So, it’s no … Continue reading “Exercise Your Brain For Better Memory”

Fight Dementia With the right Diet!

Fight Dementia With the right Diet! Health and nutrition experts have said for years that what you eat now can affect you as you get older. And, that includes eating certain foods that may prevent Alzheimer’s disease or at least delay the onset of the progressive brain disorder. A growing number of studies suggest that … Continue reading “Fight Dementia With the right Diet!”

Latest Coronavirus News

Latest Coronavirus News Public health authorities recently delivered some good news in the ongoing fight against coronavirus disease: The number of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations dropped 53 percent, from January 15 to February 2. Unfortunately, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also reported COVID deaths are on the rise, averaging 2,404 … Continue reading “Latest Coronavirus News”

FDA Approves Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug

FDA Approves Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug A new drug designed to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The Alzheimer’s Association called the approval a “victory for people living with Alzheimer’s and their families.” But, not everyone agreed with the FDA’s decision … Continue reading “FDA Approves Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug”

Latest on Alzheimer Drugs

Latest on Alzheimer Drugs A Berwyn, Pennsylvania biopharmaceutical firm plans to add a new drug to fight against Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Annovis Bio recently announced positive results from clinical testing ANVS401, the company’s lead experimental drug. After releasing Phase 2 study data in late May, the firm’s stock surged 127 percent at $60 … Continue reading “Latest on Alzheimer Drugs”

The Latest on Fighting Alzheimer’s

The Latest on Fighting Alzheimer’s A recent study suggests that a better understanding of the role microglia cells play in Alzheimer’s disease may offer new targets to go after in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Microglia, considered the immune cells of the brain, are responsible for clearing the brain of cellular debris and waste, such as … Continue reading “The Latest on Fighting Alzheimer’s”