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Understanding Alzheimer’s Treatments – Best Medicine to Slow the Progression

Understanding Alzheimer’s Treatments – Best Medicine to Slow the Progression

  Alzheimer’s is one of the most common, destructive, and enigmatic diseases in the world today. It affects millions of people in the United States and abroad, but scientists still have only a poor understanding of how the disease works and what can be done to stop

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Understanding the Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

The Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease   There are different stages of Alzheimer’s disease. It is important for families to understand the symptoms to get early treatment. It takes time for doctors to make the right diagnosis. If someone you know or love has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

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How to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease – Scientist Might Have Found Way to Halt Disease

The medical world continues to hunt for ways of how to treat Alzheimer’s disease. As it turns out, one way to tackle this might be to control something that happens in all of our bodies. Inflammation. It’s been nearly 10 years since any new dementia drug has

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia – Knowing the Facts vs. the Myths

Did you know that 50 to 80 percent of dementia patients suffer from Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s affects a person’s ability to think clearly and remember how to do daily tasks, and it can change the person’s behavior; such as increased depression, withdrawal from social activities and cases

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Centenarian Scientist Tries to Tackle Alzheimer’s Disease

Professor Fred Kummerow has spent more than 60 years writing about the dangers of trans fat and its link with heart disease. He is positive that trans fat and bad diets lead to brain plaque that causes Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Professor Kummerow needs

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Senior Health – Obesity Connected with Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Weight gain is unhealthy for most people around the world. It is associated with heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. However, did you know that being overweight could also contribute early symptoms of Alzheimer’s? U.S. Institute of Again neurologist Madhav Thambisetty is using BMI (body mass

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Young Adults with Alzheimer’s are Assisting Scientists for Possible Cures

It is a little ironic that younger adults might hold the answers to a disease that affects the elderly. The fact is that Alzheimer’s disease can strike young adults, as well. This is especially the case with certain genes that can be passed along from an elderly

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Senior Health – Women’s Brains Appear More Vulnerable To Alzheimer’s Than Men’s

Researchers have known for quite some time that Alzheimer’s can have a different effect on men and women. However, further studies are showing how much faster women’s brains can deteriorate in certain conditions. There’s new evidence suggesting that women’s brains are especially vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease and

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Senior Health – Alzheimer’s Risk May be Predicted by Blood Protein

Predicting Alzheimer’s risk might be a little bit easier due to recent findings. Researchers have discovered a blood protein that could indicate the development of mild cognitive impairment – a condition associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia – long before symptoms

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Possible Alzheimer’s Drug in the U.K.

  Scientists and other researchers believe that an Alzheimer’s Drug is just around the corner. After many years of facing the unknown, there could be some light at the end of the tunnel for Alzheimer’s sufferers. Alzheimer’s Wonder Drug Can Stop Disease in Its Tracks, Say Scientists

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