Diet and Exercise Linked to Alzheimer’s

A study by researchers at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior has found that a healthy diet, regular physical activity, and a normal body mass index can reduce the incidence of protein build-ups Read More

Dementia: Catching the Memory Thief

It’s over a hundred years since the first case of Alzheimer’s disease was diagnosed. Since then we’ve learned a great deal about the protein ‘tangles’ and ‘plaques’ that cause the disease. How close are we Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease impacted by Music

Ever get chills listening to a particularly moving piece of music? You can thank the salience network of the brain for that emotional joint. Surprisingly, this region also remains an island of remembrance that is Read More

Breakthrough for Alzheimer’s Treatment?

Alzheimer’s Disease impacts many elderly. Inside Florida’s largest retirement community researchers using new brain-mapping technology are trying to peel back the secrets of the brain. The goal: Make world-changing discoveries about how our minds work Read More

Can Exercise Improve Alzheimer’s?

Positive results of three new randomized controlled trials of aerobic exercise in Alzheimer’s disease, vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) were reported recently at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. They provide hope Read More

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