Blog Posts - Alzheimers Disease



Curry spice may boost and repair brains

A spice commonly found in curries may boost the brain’s ability to heal itself, according to a report in the journal Stem Cell Research and Therapy. The German study suggests a compound found in turmeric could encourage the growth of nerve cell...
by MultiVitamins on Apr 3, 2015

Relationship between herpes simplex virus-1-specific antibody titers and cortical brain damage in Alzheimer’s disease and amnestic mild cognitive impairment

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a multifactorial disease with a still barely understood etiology. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) has long been suspected to play a role in the pathogenesis of AD because of its neurotropism, high rate of infection in t...
by PolygenicBlog on Nov 3, 2014

Popular Sedative Benzodiazepines 'raises Alzheimer's risk'

Acording to a new study published in the BMJ, long-term users of benzodiazepines, which are widely prescribed to treat anxiety and insomnia, may be at increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.In the study, the greater a person’s cumulative...
by Trending topics on Sep 10, 2014

Alzheimer’s Caregiving Tips

Not only does Alzheimer’s disease affect the more than 26 million people who suffer from the actual disease, it also has a far-reaching effect on loved ones, such as children...

Bacopa Monnieri

This herb is little known here in the Uk but I did some research into it and it would seem that it has many uses, it can help the brain. Your doctor will say no there other medications that are better, but is that right?Bacopa monnieri – ...
by Natural cures on Feb 14, 2014

The Use Of Gene Therapy To Treat Parkinson’s Disease And Alzheimer’s

Neurodegenerative diseases affect millions of people worldwide. In the United States alone, there are more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, and another million Americans have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s diseas...

Exercise May Protect Against Memory Loss of Aging

Dorothy Edwards, PhD of the University of Wisconsin in Madison and colleagues presented a study at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference this week that implies that physical exercise and activity slows down or prevents age related me...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Jul 31, 2013

Disease Defined, It’s Types And What The Internet Has To Say About It

Most of us have known someone at one time or another with a disease, some considered curable and some not. Cancer is considered the most fatal among all diseases. Let’s Continue Reading →...
by Give Me Cash on Jun 9, 2013

Medicare Will Never Be Able to Reduce the Cost of Care in the Last Three Months of Life

We are frequently reminded by the General Accounting Office and CMS that a great proportion of Medicare health costs are incurred in the last three months of a patient’s life. Health care policy experts have tried to reduce these costs by encouragi...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Apr 4, 2013

Today’s Seniors Are Not as Healthy as Their Parents

In the online version of the Journal of the American Medical Association an analysis of data compiled by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey ( NHANES) suggested that today’s baby boomers are not as healthy as their parent’s gener...
by Boca Raton Concierge Doctor on Feb 17, 2013

Top 5 Ways to Help Prevent Alzheimer?s Disease

Top 5 Ways to Help Prevent Alzheimer?s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is a serious mental disorder affecting millions of people every year. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, as many as 5.2 million people in the United States are currently li...

How Music can Help Alzheimer’s Patients

One of the crueler aspects of Alzheimer’s disease is how it seems to socially isolate the affected individuals. They are trapped in their own world, and it is often difficult for family members to connect with their loved ones when they are in this...
by Health Information on Dec 13, 2012

Intracerebral propagation of Alzheimer’s disease: Strengthening evidence of a herpes simplex virus etiology

A faulty human protein, abnormally phosphorylated tau, was recently publicized to spread “like a virus” from neuron to neuron in Alzheimer’s patients’ brains. For several decades, we have been amassing arguments showing that herpes simplex vi...
by PolygenicBlog on Nov 16, 2012

Super ageing 80 year olds have brains of 50 year olds

Scientists have now discovered that some OAPs are among a group of octogenarian “super-agers” who have brains like people in their 50s.MRI scans have found that some people in their eighties have more developed sections of the brain associated wi...
by MultiVitamins on Sep 10, 2012

Alzheimers Memory Walk for charity all around the UK

On September 16th thousands of people all around the country will walk together to raise money to fight dementia- please walk with us. Memory Walks are taking place across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and registration is simple and free ̵...
by MultiVitamins on Jun 18, 2012

Red meat and butter could raise Alzheimer’s risk

Eating too much red meat, butter and other foods that contain high levels of saturated fats could increase the risk of Alzheimer’s according to new research.US researchers linked to Harvard University found older women who ate lots of food high...
by MultiVitamins on Jun 7, 2012

Carey Mulligan is new Ambassador for Alzheimer’s Society

The Alzheimer’s Society has announced that the  actress Carey Mulligan is their newest ambassador. Carey attended a special event in north London being held to mark the beginning of the charity’s Dementia Awareness Week™ (20 – 26...
by MultiVitamins on May 24, 2012

This stage is defined for this dramatic struggle between very good and evil, and additional profoundly the final cost along with sacrifice.

We finally obtained my possible opportunity to see The actual Dark Knight and Im happy to say its the best on the series. But before I do my review of the best Im going to do my overview of the worst type of, Batman & The boy wonder. No make any...
by Live Sports Today on May 17, 2012

Effects of DHA- Rich n-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation on Gene Expression in Blood Mononuclear Leukocytes: The OmegAD Study.

Dietary fish oil, rich in n-3 fatty acids (n-3 FAs), e.g. docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), regulate inflammatory reactions by various mechanisms, e.g. gene activation. However, the effects of long-term treatment with DHA...
by PolygenicBlog on May 1, 2012

Higher Vitamin D Dietary Intake Is Associated With Lower Risk of Alzheimer's Disease: A 7-Year Follow-up.

Hypovitaminosis D is associated with cognitive decline among older adults. The relationship between vitamin D intakes and cognitive decline is not well understood. Our objective was to determine whether the dietary intake of vitamin D was an indep...
by PolygenicBlog on May 1, 2012


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