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Report: Body may be Dave Mustaine's mother-in-law

14 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The body was found about a half mile from the campground where 75-year-old Sally Estabrook, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, was last seen Oct. 4

3 cups of coffee a day keeps Alzheimer’s away

18 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

As if you weren’t already drinking a lot of coffee, a review of several studies has found drinking three to five cups a day could reduce risk of Alzheimer’s disease by 20 percent. The research was presented at the 2014 Alzheimer Europe Annual Congress, and found that people who drank coffee...

Moderate coffee consumption may lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease by up to 20 percent

Drinking 3-5 cups of coffee per day may help to protect against Alzheimer's Disease, according to research highlighted in an Alzheimer Europe session report published by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC), a not-for-profit organisation devoted to the study and disclosure of science related to coffee and health. read more

After Going Missing, Restaurateur and Model B. Smith Found at a Manhattan Diner

B. Smith was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Barbara "B." Smith, who was the first black woman to ever land the cover of Mademoiselle and later went on to open a mini-chain of Southern restaurants serving in New York and Washington, D.C., was reported missing last night, but has since been found safe at a Manhattan diner. Show More Summary

Model/Restauranteur B. Smith Missing After Taking Jitney To The Hamptons, She Suffers From Alzheimer’s Disease

We’re praying for her safe return! Entrepreneur B. Smith Missing In The Hamptons According to MyFoxNY reports: Legendary model and restaurateur B. Smith is missing, according to her husband, Dan Gasby.Smith, 64, who revealed earlier this year that she

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to check on grandma’s health

yesterdayHealth : The Checkup

Sitting around the table at Thanksgiving is an opportunity to take stock of the cognitive health of your elderly relatives, said Robert Stern, professor of neurology and director of the Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Centers Clinical Core. Show More Summary

Alzheimer's in a dish model converts skin cells to induced neurons expressing amyloid-beta and tau

The search for a living laboratory model of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) — the so-called “Alzheimer’s in a dish” —has a new candidate. Researchers report success in creating induced neurons that model Alzheimer’s by starting with fibroblasts taken from skin biopsies.

How does the brain react to virtual reality? Completely different pattern of activity in brain

Neurophysicists studying a key brain region where Alzheimer's disease begins have discovered how the brain processes virtual reality. 'The pattern of activity in a brain region involved in spatial learning in the virtual world is completely different than in the real world,' said the professor of physics, neurology, and neurobiology.

Protein that wakes up the brain could provide target for Alzheimer's prevention

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

In recent years, research has linked sleep problems to Alzheimer’s disease. This relationship involves a neurotransmitter called orexin that awakens the brain from sleep and has shown to be heightened in moderate to severe sufferers of Alzheimer’s. Show More Summary

Protein that rouses brain from sleep may be target for Alzheimer's prevention

A protein that stimulates the brain to awaken from sleep may be a target for preventing Alzheimer's disease, a study suggests. The new research, in mice, demonstrates that eliminating that protein -- called orexin -- made mice sleep for longer periods of time and strongly slowed the production of brain plaques.

Protein that rouses the brain from sleep may be target for Alzheimer's prevention

A protein that stimulates the brain to awaken from sleep may be a target for preventing Alzheimer's disease, a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests. In recent years, scientists at Washington University have established links between sleep problems and Alzheimer's. Show More Summary

Dr. Gary Small on "The Alzheimer's Prevention Program"

Financial Sense Newshour recently had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Gary Small, a neuroscientist and expert on brain aging and health. Small says that although neurodegenerative diseases are becoming a growing problem for older Americans...

Alzheimer's - Molecular signals cause brain cells to switch into a hectic state

The research team showed that the pathological changes of the astrocytes can be mitigated by pharmacological treatment in Alzheimer's disease. By+Alzheimer's Reading Room The triggering molecules turned out to be energy carriers of the...Show More Summary

Reprogramming 'support cells' into neurons could repair injured adult brains

The cerebral cortex lacks the ability to replace neurons that die as a result of Alzheimer's, stroke, and other devastating diseases. A new study shows that a Sox2 protein, alone or in combination with another protein, Ascl1, can cause nonneuronal cells, called NG2 glia, to turn into neurons in the injured cerebral cortex of adult mice. Show More Summary

A New Alzheimer's Memory Disorder Identified - Primary Age Related Tauopathy

A multi-institutional study has defined and established criteria for a new neurological disease closely resembling Alzheimer's disease called Primary Age Related Tauopathy (PART). By Alzheimer's Reading RoomPatients with primary age-related...Show More Summary

Researchers Find a Way to Improve Memory by Suppressing a Molecule That Links Aging to Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers find a way to improve memory by suppressing a molecule that links aging to Alzheimer's disease

Anxiety’s Influence on Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

New study reveals anxiety's influence on the chances of developing Alzheimer's. Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog. His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick" Related articles: 10...Show More Summary

Cells' natural response to chronic protein misfolding may do more harm than good

LA JOLLA, CA--November 18, 2014--"Protein misfolding" diseases such as cystic fibrosis and Alzheimer's may be seriously exacerbated by the body's own response against that misfolding, according to a new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). read more

Alzheimer's Caregiving -- The Path to Heaven or Hell?

Is Alzheimer's disease Hell on Earth..or the Path to Heaven? By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room There is no blame in Heaven. No blaming Alzheimer's. No blaming the person that has Alzheimer's disease. No blaming your unlucky, uncertain fate. Show More Summary

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