Alzheimer’s prevention and memory conservation is on everyone’s health radar. Every year, we spend billions on related supplements and alternative medicines. To sort out what might work and what doesn’t, what’s safe and what’s dangerous, and how confident experts are in the science, check out ADDF’s brain-protection website, Cognitive Vitality.
Researchers have found both smoking and cardiovascular disease impair the ability to learn and memorize. Find out more.
MEMORY PROBLEMS are an early sign of Alzheimer’s & are linked to sugar (glucose) deprivation in brain cells. In diabetes, a well-known Alzheimer’s risk factor, cells are sugar-deprived. How likely does this make the Alzheimer’s-sugar-diabetes triangle?
Outbursts of anger may trigger strokes and other cardiovascular problems that are foundations of vascular dementia. The differences are not subtle, as angry people may be tripling their chances of a stroke leading to vascular dementia. Get the relevant details.
Dementia incidence has steadily fallen by 20 to 25 percent over the past three decades in the U.S., U.K., Sweden, and the Netherlands. How come?
With all the information out there about Alzheimer’s, it’s hard to tease out which things are true, and which things are not. Some “facts” are really just myths. Find out which is which.
When we honestly ask ourselves, which person in our lives means the most to us, We find that it is those who have chosen to
This pleasant poem highlights how people living with dementia may be feeling.
The tendency of Alzheimer’s patients to sleep throughout the day is not due to nighttime insomnia — it has to do with the degeneration of a type of neuron, according to a research study.
It’s normal to forget things once in a while as the years pass, but how can you tell whether those memory lapses are a sign of something more serious — like Alzheimer’s?
Melvyn Amrine may not have remembered the details of his life since his Alzheimer’s diagnosis, but he sure proved that his love for his wife transcended memory.
Research shows that a blood test now on the market accurately identifies brain amyloid status with a single blood sample. In other words, this blood test can diagnose Alzheimer’s.
“Damn this old dementia, for robbing me of time, But I promise you forever, you will never leave my mind.”