Alzheimer’s/Dementia

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An Existing Drug Shows Promise at Preventing Alzheimer Disease

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

New evidence suggests an existing drug might be effective at preventing Alzheimer’s from developing. However, this is possible only when the drug is administered much before Alzheimer’s symptoms appear. Alzheimer’s is much more common than other forms of dementia. It accounts for 60 percent of all dementia cases. It is estimated that nearly 5.7 million […]

New Research Finds Exact Point When Alzheimer Sets In

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It accounts for almost 60-65 percent of total dementia cases worldwide. It is estimated that over 5 million individuals in the U.S. are living with this brain-raving illness. There’s no cure for it and current treatments focus on managing symptoms and slowing down its progression. New […]

Herpes Medication Reduces Alzheimer Disease Risk by Ten Times

Sunday, July 15th, 2018

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, accounting for no less than 60-65 percent of all dementia cases. Current treatments focus on managing symptoms, and their success at that is not so great. There are many reasons why this is so, the main reason being that the disease usually gets diagnosed many years after […]

Cholesterol Plays a Part in Development of Alzheimers

Saturday, May 12th, 2018

In a new study, the researchers have found that cholesterol might be playing an important part in Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. This neurodegenerative disease is believed to affect no fewer than 5 million Americans. The hallmark of this disease is formation of clumps of amyloid-beta, a kind of protein, […]

Coffee Might Make Alzheimer Symptoms More Severe

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Over the years, various studies have shown coffee to confer many health benefits. However, a new study suggests coffee may not be such a healthy drink for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. In this research, the experts found coffee to aggravate Alzheimer’s symptoms. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. Millions of people live […]

Research Develop Blood Test That Identifies Alzheimer Disease Early

Sunday, April 8th, 2018

In near future it might be possible to detect Alzheimer’s disease early with a blood test. The initial research done with this test has been encouraging. Scientists believe it will help understand the disease much better and improve treatment. The problem Scientists focusing on Alzheimer’s face is that this disease is diagnosed years after changes […]

Reduced Dopamine Levels Might Point to Early Alzheimers Disease

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

In a new study, the researchers have found that when cells that produce dopamine don’t produce enough of it, the brain is not able to form new memories properly. More importantly, the researchers believe these findings might help Alzheimer’s disease early. Alzheimer’s is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. It is more common than other types of […]

Can Ibuprofen Really Stop Alzheimers Disease

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Ibuprofen is a common non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to alleviate pain. However, a new study suggests that this drug might be able to do more than just relieve pain. According to this study, daily ibuprofen usage might help us to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s, as you might already know, is a progressive neurodegenerative condition. It […]

How Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Elderly Might Increase Risk of Alzheimers Disease

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition which worsens with time. It is marked by cognitive impairments and loss of memory. In a new study, the researchers have found that excessive daytime sleepiness in elderly might be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s. Recently, a lot of research is being done to unearth early warning signs […]

Highly Fit Women Have Significantly Lower Dementia Risk

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Exercising regularly has been linked to many health benefits. Studies have shown staying physically active reduces the risk of developing metabolic diseases and heart disease. According to a recent study, regular physical activity significantly reduces the dementia risk in women as well. The term dementia refers to a number of neurodegenerative diseases marked by progressive […]

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