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Aerobic Exercise Slows the Risk of Alzheimer’s 06 Oct 2019

Aerobic Exercise Slows the Risk of Alzheimer’s

Tehran (Iran News) – A new study suggests that regular weekly aerobic exercise may slow or prevent cognitive decline in older adults who are at a high risk of developing Alzheimer’s. “This is the first randomized and controlled trial … to assess effects of exercise on brain structure, function and amyloid burden in older adults […]

Alzheimer’s Brain Damage Could Be Accelerated by Sleep Deprivation 25 Jan 2019

Alzheimer’s Brain Damage Could Be Accelerated by Sleep Deprivation

Researchers have understood little about how sleep disruptions drive the disease, but now by studying mice and people they found that sleep deprivation increases levels of the key Alzheimer’s protein tau. In follow-up studies in the mice, the research team at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has shown that sleeplessness accelerates the […]

Eye exam may predict Alzheimer’s 24 Aug 2018

Eye exam may predict Alzheimer’s

Advances in eye exam technology could one day help doctors diagnose people with Alzheimer’s disease long before symptoms appear, researchers said Thursday. Using equipment similar to the kind already available at most eye doctors’ offices, researchers detected signs of Alzheimer’s in a small sample of 30 people, according to a study published in the Journal […]

Study Warns: Powerful Sleeping Pills Raise Risk of Alzheimer’s 16 Aug 2018

Study Warns: Powerful Sleeping Pills Raise Risk of Alzheimer’s

Researchers found the risk of developing the memory-robbing disorder is higher for patients taking benzodiazepines and Z-drugs. And the huge analysis revealed a higher risk for those on stronger medications, and for those who have taken the drugs for longer than recommended. Figures suggest there are at least 260,000 people in Britain and nearly 100 […]

‘Big Bang’ of Alzheimer’s: Genesis of Disease 16 Jul 2018

‘Big Bang’ of Alzheimer’s: Genesis of Disease

Scientists have discovered a ‘Big Bang’ of Alzheimer’s disease — the precise point at which a healthy protein becomes toxic but has not yet formed deadly tangles in the brain. A study from UT Southwestern’s O’Donnell Brain Institute provides novel insight into the shape-shifting nature of a tau molecule just before it begins sticking to […]

Alzheimer’s Disease Gene Successfully Removed From Human Brain 16 Apr 2018

Alzheimer’s Disease Gene Successfully Removed From Human Brain

Scientists were able to successfully remove a gene that caused Alzheimer’s disease from the human brain, possibly paving the way for a new kind of treatment against the dreaded illness. There have been numerous proposals on a possible treatment or cure for Alzheimer’s disease, including an enzyme inhibitor and frontal lobe stimulation. This one is different […]

5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease 05 Apr 2018

5 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, “Today, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s every 65 seconds. By mid-century, someone in the United States will develop the disease every 33 seconds.” To date, there is no cure regarding this most common form of dementia, which affects nearly all individuals worldwide regardless of race, or socioeconomic status, […]