Alzheimer's Disease Could Possibly Be Caused By Faulty Brain Cells
Researchers found that Alzheimer’s disease could be a product of damaged cell structures. Using a transparent roundworm they were able further study on how cells could get rid of toxins.
Bilingual People And Alzheimer's: Why Bilingualism Is Good For Your Mental Health
Recent study shows that being bilingual may actually help you delay the onset of Alzheimer's. Researchers say that those who speak two or more languages have better connectivity in the brain's key areas.
Alzheimer's Treatment: Drug Compound Can Reverse Neurological Damage
Scientists found a drug compound for new Alzheimer's treatment. It can halt or even reverse neurological damage by controlling tau protiens. It has been tested in mice and monkeys and a clinical trial for human patients are underway.
High Blood Pressure In Elderly May Reduce Alzheimer's Risks
A recent study shows that high blood pressure or hypertension in patients at least 80 years old may have some benefits. University of California, Irvine researchers say that patients between 80 and 89 years old who develop high blood pressure or hypertension are 42 per cent less likely to get dementia, while those who are at least 90 years old are are 63 per cent less likely to suffer from the disease.
Researchers Discover The Link Between Having Concussions And Being Diagnosed With Alzheimer's Disease
There has been a study linking having a high risk of alzheimer's disease to having had a number of brain concussions growing up.
Woman Diagnosed With Alzheimer's Disease At 36
Carla Bramall from England was 30 years old when she first showed signs of dementia. At 36, she was formally diagnosed with Alzheimer's. She is now 39 years old - bedbound at a care home, and unable to speak or even move her head.
Living Near Heavy Traffic Linked To Higher Dementia Risks
A recent study shows that people who live near roads with heavy traffic have a higher risk of developing neurological problems compared to those who don't.
Confirmed: Aluminum Does Cause Alzheimer's
Chris Exley, a professor from the Keele University, has been studying aluminum for 30 years and has confirmed that there is indeed a link between the metal and Alzheimer's disease.
HIV Drugs May Cause Forgetfulness, Behavioural Changes, New Research Shows
According to US researchers, HIV drugs lead to the production of the peptide beta amyloid, which is often linked to Alzheimer's disease.
Want To Reduce Dementia Risks? Visit The Sauna Often, Study Suggests
According to a recent study, men who visits the sauna 4-7 times a week were 66% less likely to be diagnosed with dementia.
Cholesterol-Fighting Statins May Reduce Alzheimer's Risk
Researchers found that patients who took statins for at least two years lowered the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Can Disco Lights Be The Cure For Alzheimer’s? How Is That Possible?
Can The Flickering LED Lights Hold The Key To Answer The Problem On Alzheimer’s Disease? But Can It Reduce The Toxic Clumps In The Brain? Find Out What The Study Reveals
Your Bones May Be Able To Predict If You Will Have Alzheimer's, Research Shows
Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the US. About 5 percent of Alzheimer's cases are genetic, so its hard to predict who will be at risk of getting this devastating illness.
Marijuana Use Causes Slow Bloodflow To The Brain, New Study Says
Using marijuana regularly slows down the blood flow to the Hippocampus - the brain's key memory and learning center - which could cause vulnerability to Alzheimer's.
Dementia Rates In The U.S. Are Falling, Study Confirms
Dementia rates in people over age 65 fell from 11.6 percent in 2000 to 8.8 percent in 2012, a decline of 24 percent, according to a US study. The report is published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that confirms previous regional studies in the US as well as recent research in Europe.