Blog Posts - Alzheimer's

Grandma’s Banana Cake Recipe | Alzheimer’s Story Part IX

Do you guys like Banana Cake?  My Dad loves banana cake and I’ve made it for him the past two times I’ve been in Arkansas. He’s a little spoiled. The recipe is my grandmother’s and I’m going to share... [[ This is a content summary only.
by Petticoat Junktion on Dec 20, 2016

Aluminium DOES cause Alzheimer's: Expert says new findings confirm the metal is behind the devastating brain disease

Daily MailA link between aluminium and Alzheimer's disease has long existed.But many scientists says there is not enough evidence to blame the metal, used by thousands for everyday purposes to cook and store food. However, Professor Chris Exley...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 19, 2016

Using herpes drugs to slow down Alzheimer’s disease could become reality - Umeå University, Sweden

 Umeå University researchers, led by Hugo Lövheim at the Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Unit of Geriatric Medicine, have launched a clinical study investigating the effect of herpes drugs on Alzheimer’s disease.
by PolygenicBlog on Dec 15, 2016

Sauna bathing is inversely associated with dementia and Alzheimer's disease in middle-aged Finnish men. - PubMed - NCBI

 BACKGROUND: there are no previous studies linking repeated heat exposure of sauna and the risk of memory diseases. We aimed to investigate whether frequency of sauna bathing is associated with risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.  SE...
by PolygenicBlog on Dec 12, 2016

Gamma frequency entrainment attenuates amyloid load and modifies microglia : Nature : Nature Research

Changes in gamma oscillations (20–50 Hz) have been observed in several neurological disorders. However, the relationship between gamma oscillations and cellular pathologies is unclear. Here we show reduced, behaviourally driven gamma oscillations...
by PolygenicBlog on Dec 8, 2016

Alzheimer’s hope just a DECADE away: New test could catch early signs of the disease

A TEST to catch Alzheimer’s early could be just a decade away, British scientists have revealed. Read more here: Daily Express :: Health Feed...
by Celebrity gossip news on Dec 2, 2016

Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Risk of Alzheimer's Disease: A Nested Case-Control Analysis. - PubMed - NCBI

INTRODUCTION: It is increasingly becoming accepted that inflammation may play an important role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD), as several immune-related genes have been associated with AD. Among these is tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-...
by PolygenicBlog on Sep 5, 2016

The antibody aducanumab reduces Aβ plaques in Alzheimer’s disease : Nature

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is characterized by deposition of amyloid-β (Aβ) plaques and neurofibrillary tangles in the brain, accompanied by synaptic dysfunction and neurodegeneration. Antibody-based immunotherapy against Aβ to trigger its clearan...
by PolygenicBlog on Sep 1, 2016

Complement Biomarkers as Predictors of Disease Progression in Alzheimer’s Disease - IOS Press

There is a critical unmet need for reliable markers of disease and disease course in mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and early Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The growing appreciation of the importance of inflammation in early AD has focussed attention o...
by PolygenicBlog on Sep 1, 2016

ALZHEIMER’S BREAKTHROUGH: ‘Game-changing’ new drug could STOP progression of the disease

A “GAME-changing” new drug which stops Alzheimer’s disease in its tracks is to receive widespread human trials for the first time. Read more here: Daily Express :: Health Feed...
by Celebrity gossip news on Aug 31, 2016

Alzheimer’s disease: The six foods YOU should eat to REDUCE risk of condition

EATING a healthy diet can protect the organs in the body from but it can also reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Read more here: Daily Express :: Health Feed...
by Celebrity gossip news on Aug 31, 2016

Bacterial Infection Increases the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease: An Evidence-Based Assessment - IOS Press

Background: The possibility of an infectious etiology for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has been repeatedly postulated over the past three decades, with the roles of both viruses and bacteria having been investigated. Chlamydophila (formerly Chlamydia)...
by PolygenicBlog on Aug 26, 2016

Lower Risk Of Senile Dementia By Flushing Down Your Brain Trash.

  Researchers have just discovered another essential reason for the value of regular sleep. I call it the brain sewage system (BSS). Scientists named it the glymphatic system. When our brains exit the real world and go into sleep cycles,... Read...
by Renovating Your Mind on Aug 24, 2016

Diet and exercise can reduce protein build-ups linked to Alzheimer's

by PolygenicBlog on Aug 17, 2016

Less Salmon, More Plaques? Link Between Omega-3s and Aβ Reinvigorates Fish Oil Debate | ALZFORUM

Omega-3 fatty acids as an intervention for Alzheimer’s disease may not be dead in the water just yet. A new study may reinvigorate interest in the fish oils. Researchers led by Helena Chui at the University of Southern California have used PET and...
by PolygenicBlog on Aug 15, 2016

Antibiotic-induced perturbations in gut microbial diversity influences neuro-inflammation and amyloidosis in a murine model of Alzheimer’s disease : Scientific Reports

Severe amyloidosis and plaque-localized neuro-inflammation are key pathological features of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). In addition to astrocyte and microglial reactivity, emerging evidence suggests a role of gut microbiota in regulating innate immun...
by PolygenicBlog on Aug 2, 2016

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/28/16)

(Rendering of Cherrywood Pointe of Minnetonka, located in Minnetonka, Minn. — Photo courtesy of Cherrywood Pointe Senior Living) Construction: Planned Community Will Expand CCRC in Carlisle, Pa. A Presbyterian Senior Living CCRC will begin construc...
by Senior Housing News on Jul 28, 2016

New diagnostic test for Alzheimer’s disease looks for amyloid deposits in the retina

Researchers at the University of Waterloo say they have discovered a “completely non-invasive” imaging technique for detecting Alzheimer’s disease. Read more here: CBC | Health News...
by Celebrity gossip news on Jul 27, 2016

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Neuronal Infection Elicits Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration in in vitro and in vivo Mice Models - IOS Press

Abstract: Herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is a neurotropic virus able to establish a persistent latent infection in the host. Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) is associated with a high mortality rate and significant neurological, neuropsychologi...
by PolygenicBlog on Jul 16, 2016

First signs of Alzheimer’s disease can be spotted in children as young as THREE years old

SCIENTISTS have discovered a ‘dementia gene’, known as APOE, which can affect the brains of children as young as three. Read more here: Daily Express :: Health Feed...
by Celebrity gossip news on Jul 15, 2016

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