Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

Researchers Find Potential Link Between Air Pollution And Alzheimer’s Disease

Air pollution may be contributing to the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, especially for people living in cities. A new study found tiny magnetic particles from air pollution could enter the human brain and increase the production of free radicals. Scientists believe there is a distinct possibility these free radicals could accelerate certain brain diseases like Alzheimer’s. After analyzing the brain ...

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Mental Disorders Like Dementia, Alzheimer’s On The Decline – Why Are Rates Falling?

Dementia rates have been falling in recent times. Since the late 1970s, dementia rates have decreased by a whopping 44 percent, indicated a long-running study. Researchers believe this reversal may have to do with gradually falling rates of heart diseases owing to better awareness of fitness and diet, combined with the availability of better treatment options. Rates of mental disorders ...

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Alzheimer’s Studies: Natural Treatments Are Shown To Be Effective

Multiple studies have been conducted to show the effectiveness of natural treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. Would you try anything to help a loved one who is suffering from one of these troubling diseases? Alzheimer’s Association reports that scientific research by the FDA is not required for “medical foods,” herbal remedies or dietary supplements. Although these natural treatments for ...

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Deep Sleep And Alzheimer’s: Erratic Sleeping Habits Prevent Brain’s Clean-Up, Allowing Toxins To Steadily Deteriorate Memory

Your erratic sleeping habits may be setting the stage for Alzheimer’s disease. The lack of sufficient deep sleep has been linked to multiple physical and psychological ailments, but scientists may be close to finding a definitive link between poor sleep and Alzheimer’s disease. Jeffrey Iliff, a brain scientist at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, insists that sleeping habits, ...

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Ultrasound technology shows promise as Alzheimer’s treatment

Brooks HaysBRISBANE, Australia, March 12 (UPI) — Researchers at the University of Queensland say they’ve developed a non-invasive Alzheimer’s treatment technique using ultrasound technology. Latest News – UPI.com

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Alzheimer’s: Radiologists Can Now Tell Who Will Get The Disease With MRIs

Radiologists have determined a method for finding the biomarkers that indicate future cognitive decline using Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRIs. According to the L.A. Times, the method of utilizing MRIs can also identify warning signs for additional diseases like Alzheimer’s disease when paired with other assessments. Researchers say the identification method is the best procedure yet for figuring out who ...

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Teen Invents Sock Device That Could Save Alzheimer’s Patients’ Lives

A 15-year-old boy won the Scientific American Science in Action Award via the Google Science Fair for inventing a simple device that could save the lives of people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Kenneth Schinozuka of New York received $ 50,000 in the contest for his invention of a wearable sensor that detects when an Alzheimer’s patient stands up. According ...

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Memory Loss From Alzheimer’s Disease Reversed For The First Time With Lifestyle Changes

Huge lifestyle interventions seems to have reversed memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease in some patients for the first time. The findings stemmed from the joint efforts of a team from UCLA’s Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research and the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, according to a press release. Alzheimer’s disease was first discovered 100 years ...

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