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Half of Alzheimer's cases may be caused by the herpes virus

HALF OF ALZHEIMER'S CASES MAY BE CAUSED BY THE HERPES VIRUS

Professor Ruth Itzhaki, of Manchester University, claims the virus causes similar protein deposits in the brain to the characteristic...

Early Changes to Synapse Gene Regulation may Cause Alzheimer's Disease: Study

EARLY CHANGES TO SYNAPSE GENE REGULATION MAY CAUSE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: STUDY

In Alzheimer's disease condition, increased phosphorylation of SRRM2 prevented it from interacting with another protein which aids...

 
 
 
Three insights on sleep from media mogul turned sleep activist Arianna Huffington

THREE INSIGHTS ON SLEEP FROM MEDIA MOGUL TURNED SLEEP ACTIVIST ARIANNA HUFFINGTON

During a keynote at the Manova Summit in Minneapolis Thrive Global CEO Arianna Huffington expanded on her philosophy around sleep's...

What Role Does Genetics Play in the Risk of Developing Alzheimer's Disease?

WHAT ROLE DOES GENETICS PLAY IN THE RISK OF DEVELOPING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE?

The word “Alzheimer's” strikes fear in the hearts of most people and for good reason! Alzheimer's disease is one form of dementia,...

 
 
 
CRISPR Technique Identifies New Biomarker for Alzheimer's Disease

CRISPR TECHNIQUE IDENTIFIES NEW BIOMARKER FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Using the CRISPR gene editing technique new study has identified a potential biomarker for Alzheimer's Disease.

Boosting Brain Function: Food for Thought

BOOSTING BRAIN FUNCTION: FOOD FOR THOUGHT

There may be no cure for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, but experts say diet can definitely make a difference There's...

 
 
 
STUNNING: Alzheimer's disease is NOT caused by amyloid plaque - the disease is multi-factorial and rooted in inflammation

STUNNING: ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE IS NOT CAUSED BY AMYLOID PLAQUE - THE DISEASE IS MULTI-FACTORIAL AND ROOTED IN INFLAMMATION

The facts about Alzheimer's disease are truly alarming: Over 5.7 million Americans have been diagnosed with this condition, and by...

Evidence does NOT support statin use for conditions other than heart disease

EVIDENCE DOES NOT SUPPORT STATIN USE FOR CONDITIONS OTHER THAN HEART DISEASE

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh argue there is insufficient evidence to support statins being prescribed for non-cardiovascular...

 
 
 
Fake 1950s-era towns are popping up across the US to help dementia patients - take a look

FAKE 1950S-ERA TOWNS ARE POPPING UP ACROSS THE US TO HELP DEMENTIA PATIENTS - TAKE A LOOK

At least 5.7 million Americans are estimated to be living with Alzheimer's, and only 200,000 of those patients are younger than 65....

What really causes cognitive decline? Examining the top causes of memory loss and impaired brain health

WHAT REALLY CAUSES COGNITIVE DECLINE? EXAMINING THE TOP CAUSES OF MEMORY LOSS AND IMPAIRED BRAIN HEALTH

Is a decline in mental ability and cognitive function just a normal part of getting older? Medical advancements have resulted in an...

 
 
 
Families storing blood from baby's umbilical cord in the hope it'll cure cancer and Alzheimer's

FAMILIES STORING BLOOD FROM BABY'S UMBILICAL CORD IN THE HOPE IT'LL CURE CANCER AND ALZHEIMER'S

British families can now choose to store their baby's umbilical cord blood for the price of £2,000. But critics say it's just an expensive...

So THAT'S The Difference Between Alzheimer's And Dementia

SO THAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA

Breaking down what you need to know about the brain conditions.

 
 
 
Blood Pressure Drug: New Drug Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease

BLOOD PRESSURE DRUG: NEW DRUG TREATMENT FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Nilvadipine was well tolerated in people with Alzheimer's disease, there was no benefit from the drug treatment on memory or functioning...

Exercise Linked to Delayed Cognitive Decline in People with Rare Alzheimer's Disease

EXERCISE LINKED TO DELAYED COGNITIVE DECLINE IN PEOPLE WITH RARE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Exercise can delay cognitive decline in people with rare Alzheimer's disease, finds a new study.

 
 
 
Death rates up for 5 of the 12 leading causes - driving life expectancy down

DEATH RATES UP FOR 5 OF THE 12 LEADING CAUSES - DRIVING LIFE EXPECTANCY DOWN

More people died from 'deaths of despair' like suicide and those of old age, like Alzheimer's, in 2016 than died a decade before, driving...

New Brain Imaging Method May Help Diagnose Alzheimer's Disease Accurately

NEW BRAIN IMAGING METHOD MAY HELP DIAGNOSE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE ACCURATELY

Alzheimer's disease can be accurately diagnosed using a new brain imaging method which can reveal the spread of tau protein depositions,...

 
 
 
Scientists successfully reverse Alzheimer's in mice by removing 'zombie cells' that cannot die

SCIENTISTS SUCCESSFULLY REVERSE ALZHEIMER'S IN MICE BY REMOVING 'ZOMBIE CELLS' THAT CANNOT DIE

It's not clear how 'zombie cells' originate but they are affect strokes, arthritis and heart attacks. Mayo Clinic scientists reversed...

People who don't get enough sleep have TRIPLE the risk of Alzheimer's, study finds

PEOPLE WHO DON'T GET ENOUGH SLEEP HAVE TRIPLE THE RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S, STUDY FINDS

The research team at Johns Hopkins, working with the National Institute of Aging, said their findings are part of a wave of research...

 
 
 
Daily exercise REVERSED Alzheimer's symptoms in mice, study claims

DAILY EXERCISE REVERSED ALZHEIMER'S SYMPTOMS IN MICE, STUDY CLAIMS

The revolutionary therapy at Massachusetts General Hospital generated new neurons, improving the lab animals' thinking skills by destroying...

This man lost his wife to Alzheimer's. His love story is winning the internet

THIS MAN LOST HIS WIFE TO ALZHEIMER'S. HIS LOVE STORY IS WINNING THE INTERNET