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Samsung Helps Develop App That Slows Down Alzheimer’s Side Effects

Alzheimer’s disease is where the memories of the person is slowly destroyed over time along with other important mental functions, and while a cure for the disease is still being worked on, Samsung hopes to do its part by trying to slow its side effects down by as much as possible through a smartphone app. Show More Summary

FDA says no to marketing FDDNP for CTE

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently admonished TauMark™, a brain diagnostics company, for advertising brain scans that can diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), Alzheimer's disease, and other types of dementia. The Los Angeles Times reported that the FDA ordered UCLA researcher Dr. Show More Summary

Protect Your Aging Brain with These 8 Key Nutrients

According to a 2014 AARP study, brain health is the second most important component in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Cognitive issues ranging from decreased critical thinking to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease all become more common as people age. In the March issue of Food Technology published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), contributing editor […]

As Cognitivity Slips, Financial Skills Are Often the First to Go

Studies show that the ability to perform math problems, as well as handling money matters, are typically one of the first skills to decline in diseases like Alzheimer’s.


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Henry Rayhons Found Not Guilty Of Sexually Abusing Wife With Alzheimer's

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

An Iowa jury found a 78-year-old man not guilty of sexually abusing his wife whom some alleged couldn't consent to sex with him because she suffers from Alzheimer's disease. Had Henry Rayhons been convicted, The New York Times reports that the former legislator would have faced 10 years behind bars. This is a developing story. Show More Summary

Dementia 101: Alzheimer's Might Not Be the Disease We Think It Is!

When you hear the word Alzheimer's, what comes to mind? Forgetting? Getting lost? Old-timers? Disease? For the past 35 years a war has been waged to irradiate Alzheimer's disease, but do we even really know what that is? In my firstShow More Summary

On Targeting Secretase in Alzheimer's Disease

6 days agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

The slow progress towards viable therapies for Alzheimer's disease based on clearance of ?-amyloid, such as via immunotherapy, has led to a broadening of approaches. Many research groups are looking at other theories on causative mechanisms...Show More Summary

Ex-Legislator Denies Having Sex with Wife with Alzheimer's Disease

Testimony in the trial of former Iowa state legislator Henry Rayhons concluded Friday; Rayhons, 78, is charged with felony sexual abuse for allegedly having sex with his wife Donna while she was in a nursing home and in the advanced stages of Alzheimer’s. On Friday, Rayhons denied having sex with Donna, testifying, “I treated her like a queen.” Read more...

Alzheimer’s: New Direction Reveals Surprising Source of Disease

New study suggests scientists have been looking in the wrong place for the cause of Alzheimer's disease. » Continue reading: Alzheimer’s: New Direction Reveals Surprising Source of Disease » Read, the new site from...Show More Summary

Is the amyloid hypothesis the right path to find a treatment for Alzheimer's disease?

There is both risk and reward in focusing Alzheimer's disease research on inhibiting amyloid production, according to a new article. The article reviews the significant body of research proposing that the accumulation of beta amyloid in the brain is the Alzheimer's disease trigger that must be inhibited.

New potential cause for Alzheimer's: Arginine deprivation

Increasingly, evidence supports the idea that the immune system, which protects our bodies from foreign invaders, plays a part in Alzheimer's disease. But the exact role of immunity in the disease is still a mystery. A new Duke University...Show More Summary

Can the Antioxidant in Milk Help Prevent the Onset of Alzheimer's Disease?

By Alzheimer's Reading Room It appears that milk raises your body’s levels of an Alzheimer’s-fighting antioxidant -- glutathione. Milk and dairy products are rich in cysteine, one of the building blocks of glutathione. This is important...Show More Summary

Is My Brain Growing As I Age?

Mike Magee Because my father and his sister developed Alzheimer’s disease in their late 70’s, and because they were subjected to a prolonged and painful decline, and finally death, as a result of the disease, my ten brothers and sisters...Show More Summary

Female faculty faced bias at UCLA medical school center, probe finds

Women faculty at UCLA's Alzheimer's disease research center faced "a climate of conflict, tension, hostility and mistrust" for about a decade and were treated in an "unprofessional, demeaning manner," an investigation at the campus medical school has found.

Genetics overlap found between Alzheimer's disease, cardiovascular risk factors

Genetic overlap between Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and two significant cardiovascular disease risk factors -- high levels of inflammatory C-reactive protein (CRP) and plasma lipids or fats -- has been identified by researchers. The findings suggest the two cardiovascular phenotypes play a role in AD risk and perhaps offer a new avenue for potentially delaying disease progression.

5 Tasty Inflammation-Fighters

Inflammation has gotten a bad rap recently -- it has been identified as a contributor to a variety of diseases, from heart disease to Alzheimer's to cancer. But it's important to note that there are two different types of inflammation:...Show More Summary

Study Surfaces Potential Cause of Alzheimer's

It's the hopeful sort of line you want to see in a press release about an Alzheimer's disease study: Research out of Duke University "not only points to a new potential cause of Alzheimer's but also may eventually lead to a new treatment strategy." The findings, published yesterday in the...

Genetics Overlap Found Between Alzheimer's Disease and Cardiovascular Risk Factors

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, have found genetic overlap between Alzheimer's disease (AD) and two significant cardiovascular disease risk factors: high levels of inflammatory C-reactive protein (CRP) and plasma lipids or fats. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Depression and diabetes combined may create even higher risk of cognitive decline

Depression and diabetes each raised dementia risk on their own, but risk rose even more for people with both, in a large study of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia.

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