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Loneliness Linked to Alzheimer’s
People who feel isolated and unsupported are more prone to dementia. The take home message: Get out there and mingle.
Living with Alzheimer’s Disease
A couple of years ago I wrote about my friend Claire describing her as an inspirational example of someone “living gracefully” with Alzheimer’s disease. It has now been over a decade and here is what I learned by observing her:
While You Are Waiting For an Alzheimer's Cure
We all sit with bated breath waiting for a cure, or at least a postponement of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s. So what can you do meanwhile?
Alzheimer’s and Early Detection
A complex question usually asked of people who might be at risk for Alzheimer’s disease is “Would you want to know if you were going to get Alzheimer’s?” Early detection of the disease could help do the following:
Your Mood and Alzheimer's Prevention
Involvement in meaningful activities can improve thinking abilities and provide better cognitive health.
Your Brain On Stress
Chronic stress triggers the formation of insoluble tau protein aggregates in the brain cells of mice. Older brains have a harder time coping with chronic stress.
Vitamin D3 and Curcumin Clear Amyloid-Beta
UCLA academic researchers are closer to explaining how vitamin D3 may help the body rid the brain of amyloid beta which is found in the plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Of Mice and Men: A Promising Alzheimer’s Drug
A happy accident has occurred in Alzheimer’s research: A skin cancer drug has successfully removed plaques in the brains of mice which were bio-engineered to manifest Alzheimer’s disease.
Feed Your Brain
A new study published in the Journal Neurology links Trans Fats to brain shrinkage. The study also emphasized that people whose diets are rich in vitamins C, E, B and D, have larger brains than people with diets low in these nutrients.
Be a Morning Person To Prevent Alzheimer’s
A new Alzheimer’s study makes a startling assertion that sleeping late might predispose a woman to Alzheimer’s. Her's what to do about it.
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