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An apple a day may keep Alzheimer’s disease away, research shows

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Feb 11, 2021 … DRESDEN, Germany — “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” especially when to comes to fighting off dementia. An international study finds the famously healthy fruit is rich in chemicals that fuel neurons, improving learning and memory. Experiments on mice discovered grey matter increased after they were injected with phytonutrients, like flavonoids, which are…

Could Marijuana Use Be A Key Factor In Alzheimer’s Disease?

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Oct 08, 2020 … SAN FRANCISCO — As marijuana legalization continues to grow in the U.S. and more states discuss nixing laws and restrictions on use of the drug, an alarming study finds there might be good reason to put the breaks on easing legislation. The study found abnormally low blood flow in the hippocampus — the portion of…

Revolutionary Treatment? Scientists Successfully Reverse Alzheimer’s Disease In Mice

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Feb 27, 2018 … CLEVELAND — A major breakthrough in the war against Alzheimer’s disease may pave the way for one of the most effective treatments to date. A team of scientists say they have successfully reversed the disease in mice. Many more trials, tests, and hours of research remain before their method can be tried on humans, but it’s…

Antioxidants in your diet can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease

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Oct 12, 2021 … QUEBEC CITY, Quebec — Antioxidants play a key role in keeping your cells healthy. Thankfully, many of the foods we eat contain these vital nutrients. Now, a new study reveals the right balance of antioxidants may also help prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. A team from the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) says…

COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s disease share the same genetic risk factor

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Oct 08, 2021 … LONDON — The same genetic risk factor which increases a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease may also make them more vulnerable to severe symptoms of COVID-19, a new study warns. Researchers at University College London have discovered that variants of the OAS1 gene play a role in both increasing dementia risk and worse coronavirus infections.…

Early onset high blood pressure can alter the brain, increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease

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Oct 04, 2021 … DALLAS, Texas — Developing high blood pressure at an earlier age can mean more than just heart trouble, it may also make the brain more susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease later in life. Researchers reporting to the American Heart Association find people under 45 years-old with high blood pressure are over 60 percent more prone to…

‘Fastball’ brain scan may dramatically improve early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

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Sep 21, 2021 … BATH, United Kingdom — A two-minute test may revolutionize how doctors detect the signs of Alzheimer’s disease, leading to diagnoses years earlier than what is currently possible. A team from the University of Bath say the “Fastball EEG” may help lower the typical age for an Alzheimer’s diagnosis by up to five years. The team says…

Likely cause of Alzheimer’s disease discovered in fat-carrying particles

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Sep 16, 2021 … PERTH, Australia — Alzheimer’s disease is becoming more and more common, with an estimated six million Americans currently living with the condition. Making matters worse is the fact that there is no effective cure yet. New research out of Australia, however, is shedding light on at least one cause of Alzheimer’s that may open the door…

Socializing (even by phone) can improve mental performance among older adults

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Sep 10, 2021 … UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Working from home and staying inside has become second nature to many people over the last two years. A new study, however, is warning not to get too comfortable with an inactive social life. Researchers from Penn State report maintaining an active social life into old age can help adults improve their…

Omega-3 fatty acid can stabilize memory in patients with Alzheimer’s disease

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Sep 08, 2021 … STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Omega-3 fatty acid may hold the key to staving off the memory-robbing effects of Alzheimer’s disease for millions of people. A new study reveals Alzheimer’s patients taking daily omega-3 supplements saw their performance in memory tests remain steady in comparison to other patients not consuming this nutrient. Researchers from the Karolinska Institute, Sahlgrenska…

Your eyes may reveal signs you have Alzheimer’s disease

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Aug 24, 2021 … SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The eyes are often called the “windows to the soul.” They may also help doctors spot the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine say the same amyloid plaques that build up in the brains of dementia patients also builds up in the retina…

Nanoparticles may help untangle brain blockages caused by Alzheimer’s disease

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Aug 24, 2021 … ROCKVILLE, Md. — Nanoparticles have the power to reach areas of the body normal medications simply can’t. Now, a recent study finds they may hold the key to clearing up blockages in the brain which trigger Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is a progressive type of dementia that eventually destroys a person’s memory and other critical mental…

COVID-19 linked to memory struggles, onset of Alzheimer’s disease

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Aug 16, 2021 … DENVER — COVID-19 could trigger Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research. Memory loss and confusion were common symptoms among hundreds of older patients up to six months after infection. The symptoms were linked to biological markers of brain injury, inflammation, and dementia. Those suffering cognitive decline after infection were prone to low blood oxygen, which…

Yogurt every day keeps Alzheimer’s away? Probiotics, strong gut health may be key to avoiding dementia

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Aug 15, 2021 … CORK, Ireland — As of 2021, a whopping 6.2 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease and this number is projected to rise 22% by 2025. Globally, the number of people with dementia is predicted to triple to around 150 million by 2050 because of aging populations. While there’s no cure for the Alzheimer’s, new…

Blood test could diagnose Alzheimer’s disease decades before symptoms develop, doctors say

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Aug 05, 2021 … JACKSON, Miss. — Alzheimer’s disease robs sufferers of their memory and families of loved ones well before they die. There is no cure, but prevention techniques can certainly help delay the onset and severity of symptoms. Now there may soon be a way for people genetically at risk to tackle the condition farther in advance…

COVID-19 may accelerate the development of Alzheimer’s disease

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Aug 03, 2021 … DENVER, Colo. — COVID-19 can lead to many lingering ailments weeks and even months after infection. Now, a disturbing new study suggests Alzheimer’s disease may be among them. Researchers with the Alzheimer’s Association say coronavirus may trigger Alzheimer’s, accelerating the onset of the most common form of dementia. Study authors discovered that memory loss and…

Eating plenty of colorful fruit and vegetables can lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

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Jul 29, 2021 … MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Eating plenty of colorful fruit and vegetables – such as grapefruits, carrots, and sweet potatoes – could help cut your risk of developing Alzheimer’s by nearly 40 percent, a new study reveals. Researchers with the American Academy of Neurology say yellow and orange produce are rich in nutrients called flavones – which…

Potential breakthrough treatment created for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease

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Jul 20, 2021 … YEKATERINBURG, Russia — Chemists in Russia have developed a potentially groundbreaking compound that may be able to repair the damage of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Their study reveals that new molecules of pyrrolyl- and indolylazines activate the body’s ability to fight off amyloid plague buildups in the brain. These brain cell-killing blockages are…

Drugs targeting the biological clock may help treat Alzheimer’s disease

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Jul 19, 2021 … ST. LOUIS — Regular sleep disruptions take a toll on the body’s circadian rhythm, a key part of our biological clock that regulates the sleep-wake cycle in individuals. A study by researchers at Washington University shows that a protein produced by circadian rhythm genes is linked to Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists believe that the debilitating disease…

Playing cards, other games can help prevent Alzheimer’s for up to 5 years

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Jul 15, 2021 … MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Fun and games may be the best medicine for people at risk of developing dementia. A new study reveals keeping the brain active, through stimulating games like playing cards or doing puzzles could prevent Alzheimer’s onset by up to five years. Researchers with the American Academy of Neurology add older people who…

Exercising for just 10 minutes at least twice a week helps prevent Alzheimer’s disease

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Jul 11, 2021 … SEOUL, South Korea — People with memory issues could prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease by exercising more than once a week, suggests a recent study. Regular exercise is thought to boost molecules that support the growth and survival of neurons, or increase blood flow to the brain. Researchers in South Korea examined the likelihood…