Flu Shots and Alzheimer’s: Is There a Connection?
The connection between Alzheimer’s disease and flu shots has been a long a widely disputed one. In the 1990s, a doctor in the USA has been wrongfully spreading misinformation about vaccinations, claiming that they are capable of causing Alzheimer’s disease.
Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s with These Lifestyle Tips
While the medical world has urgently been seeking to cure Alzheimer’s disease with pharmaceuticals, studies in this field have discovered that prevention is also worth exploring.
Scientist: 'Alzheimer's CAN Be Cured!'
There are over 40 million people suffering from Alzheimer's disease around the world and the numbers are on the increase. There has been notoriously little progress in attempts to find a cure over the last century, but all is not lost.
Alzheimer's FAQ: The 10 Most Asked Questions Answered
Alzheimer's disease is a word many of us are familiar with. But do we know enough about the disease and how it may impact our lives - how it begins, what it does and what cures are available? These FAQs seek to provide a well-rounded foundation on Alzheimer's disease. 1.
11 Guides on Alzheimer's Disease: How to Protect Yourself
No, it's the loss of who we are, our personality, our memories, that make Alzheimer's so horrible.
Could This Drug For High Blood Pressure Treat Alzheimer's?
This is also an area of the brain heavily affected by Alzheimer’s Disease. In fact, a recent study showed that there are links between high blood pressure and Alzheimer’s Disease , as well as other forms of dementia.
Alzheimer's Hasn't Changed Who This Man Loves...
Melvyn has been suffering from Alzheimer's for three years, and usually needs help getting around, so for him to disappear for any length of time was reason to panic. However, she got a huge surprise when she saw him.
Foods That Increase the Risk of Alzheimer’s and Dementia
The more studies are conducted on the connection between diet and dementia, the more apparent the link between an unhealthy diet and an increased risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia becomes.
10 Superfoods That'll Decrease Your Risk of Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's exact cause is unknown, however, about 70% of cases are linked to genetics. Other risk factors include repetitive head injuries, depression or hypertension. If you happen to be at high risk of contracting Alzheimer's, changing your diet can help a lot.
The Herpes Virus Might be a Cause of Alzheimer's!
We don’t know what causes Alzheimer’s, but with someone in the world developing the disease every three seconds, there’s a lot of research going on to try and find out.
In the Midst of Alzheimer's a Woman Finds Joy Every Day
It is not easy to watch our parents go through Alzheimer's, nevertheless this heart warming video reminds us to have patience and continue to show love and support to our family.
Worried About Alzheimer's? This Guide Is All That You Need
What Is Alzheimer's? 2. The Difference Between Alzheimer’s & Dementia 3. The 3 Types of Alzheimer's 4. Signs and Symptoms 5. The Science Behind Alzheimer’s Disease 6. How to Prevent Alzheimer's 7. Types of Medication Available 8. Coping Tips For Alzheimer’s Sufferers 9.
Have Scientists Just Found a Wonder Cure for Alzheimer's?
In 2015, Australian researchers came up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques - structures that cause memory loss and a severe decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer's patients.
Music Helps Alzheimer's Patient Remember His Family
Ted McDermott has Alzheimer's disease and often struggles to remember who his family and friends are. Therefore, in an attempt to make his life better, his son Mac started looking for ways to improve his dad's memory.
Is it True? Can Alzheimer's Really Be Caused By a Fungus?
The team examined brain tissue from 25 cadavers, 14 of which belonged to people who were Alzheimer’s sufferers during their lifetimes. The other 11 cadavers belonged to people who were not Alzheimer’s sufferers.
Gum Disease Bacteria Suggested To CAUSE Alzheimer’s
The Science Behind Alzheimer’s Disease For decades, beta-amyloid plaques and TAU tangles have been considered the cause of Alzheimer’s disease. These plaques and tangles bunch together causing clumps in the brain tissue that interfere with the function of our brain cells.
Aging and Alzheimer’s: You Must Hear This Lecture
Their relationship faced many challenges, including Glen overcoming drug addiction and alcoholism, but the biggest adversity for the couple was Glen’s diagnosis with Alzheimer’s in 2011. In this honest and important lecture, Kim shares the hardships that accompany disease and aging.
Amazing: Researchers Make Massive Alzheimer's Breakthrough
A newly-developed brain scan has the amazing ability to spot the debilitating Alzheimer’s disease in patients -15 years before any of the symptoms begin to appear. Researchers at University College London are responsible for perfecting a type of PET scan called amyloid PET.
The Vitamin Breakthrough in Fight Against Alzheimer's
Low vitamin E levels can predict your increased risk of degenerative neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s, according to one important study from the 2013 Journal of Internal Medicine.
These Are 10 Tell-Tale Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's is a debilitating neurodegenerative disease that affects some 44 million people around the world. In addition to its debilitating effects, Alzheimer's is also associated with a lot of stigma, so your family members or friends might be inclined to hide the truth from you.
Can a 'Brain Diet' Prevent the Onset of Alzheimer's?
New research suggests what you eat can affect your thinking skills and slow down or speed up the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Researchers believe that nutrition can play a role in preventing the brain from shrinking as people age.
10 Differences Between Alzheimer's and Natural Aging
On the other hand, in the case of Alzheimer's disease, damage to nerve cells in the brain will cause memory changes to worsen as more cells are damaged. Although it is possible to develop Alzheimer's at the age of 30, 40 and 50, in most cases it affects people aged 65 and over.
An Alzheimer's Cure Might Just Be Around the Corner!
The researchers have described their discovery like finding the “Big Bang” of Alzheimer’s disease, and they hope that their work leads to new treatments and ways to detect the disease before major symptoms occur.
Here's the Latest Alzheimer's Breakthrough: Zombie Cells
A type of cellular stress that is linked to both cancer and aging has now also been found to be connected to Alzheimer's disease.