Keeping active can slow down the progression of memory loss in people with Alzheimer’s disease, a study has shown.
Last October, 57-year-old Kathy Sanford underwent groundbreaking surgery to have a pacemaker implanted in her brain to help with the effects of early onset Alzheimer’s Disease.
A brisk walk a day switches on a brain process that can protect against Alzheimer’s, according to a new study. A stress hormone produced during moderate exercise protects the brain from memory changes linked to the disease, found the study by the University of Nottingham.
Jane O’Connor Lizotte, one of the organizers of the Turkey Trot for the Memory, displays photos of her family and her late father, Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice Francis P. O’Connor, and the shirt she wears when she runs the Boston Marathon each … See all stories on this topic »
You can’t escape the seemingly ubiquitous news stories about the latest cure for Alzheimer’s. There is only one problem: None of them are true. Some are simply frauds
People who are free of dementia and have high levels of a protein that indicates the presence of inflammation have relatives who are more likely to avoid the disease as well, according to a new study published in the August 15, 2012, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “In very elderly people with good cognition, higher levels of C-reactive protein, which is related to inflammation, are associated with better memory,” said study author Jeremy M
A hormone linked to the human sleep cycle has been identified as a new weapon against Alzheimer’s disease.
SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — In the first study of its kind, researchers at Korea’s leading university and the RNL Bio Stem Cell Technology Institute announced this week the results of a study that suggests an astounding possibility: adult stem cells may not only have a positive effect on those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, they can prevent the disease. Using fat-derived adult stem cells from humans [scientific term: adMSCs, or human, adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells], researchers were able to cause Alzheimer’s disease brains in animal models to regenerate
I believe there are two times in life when it is never more apparent we are guided by a higher power: birth and death. I felt this potent force through the miracle of birth when I brought my daughter, Jazlyn, into the world 18 years ago