RESEARCH: Scientists are using gold nanoparticles to create new images of the amyloid fibrils associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. The fibrils are
Researchers studying Australians with type 2 diabetes found those taking the first-line treatment medication metformin had significantly slower cognitive decline compared to those who did
MEDICATION TRIALS: The FDA has accepted Biogen’s application for aducanumab, an investigational treatment for Alzheimer’s, and even granted it Priority Review, with an action date
GENETICS & ALZHEIMER’S: Women’s second “X” chromosome provides them with more longevity, and researchers are finding they also have extra protection against Alzheimer’s as well,
HAPPY THANKSGIVING – FUNNY VIDEO: Mary Maxwell, a diminutive “little old lady,” shines a very funny light on the foibles of aging, to the delight of an audience filled with senior-care experts.
HOLIDAYS & DEMENTIA: Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness. People with Alzheimer’s need a special touch. See four dementia tips.
Turmeric, a main ingredient in curry, is the spice of choice in fighting and preventing dementia. It’s popular in India, which has one of the world’s lowest rates of dementia. Try this delicious curry-filled wrap.
At long last, we finally have a disease-modifying drug for Alzheimer’s. The FDA recently approved a new drug that promises to slow the progression of the disease. Only five Alzheimer’s treatments have been approved by the FDA up until a decade ago, and this is only the second to address the progression of the disease.
If you couldn’t see your mashed potatoes, you probably wouldn’t eat them. That’s why what “The Red Plate Study” found was astonishing! Alzheimer’s patients eating from red plates consumed 25 percent more food than those eating from white plates. Find out why.
Enjoy this great duet between a musician with dementia and his son. A triumph of spirit over Alzheimer’s! Sing-a-long if you like!
It looks like a sneeze cannot give anyone Alzheimer’s. While Alzheimer’s abnormal disease proteins do spread from cell-to-cell, they are not “infectious”. Check out the facts.
TEEPA CARE VIDEO: Learn about Alzheimer’s 6 stages. Teepa Snow shows what to expect, while keeping the focus on the person for whom you care.
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