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Enriched Blood Cells Preserve Cognition in Alzheimer's

In a study recently published in Brain, a journal of Oxford University Press, researchers from Cedars-Sinai reported that they successfully tested two unique methods for slowing Alzheimer’s disease.Recognizing the importance of the brain’s own immune system in fighting Alzheimer’s, researchers wanted to boost the immune response of the brain. Learn how they were able to do so and what it means for future Alzheimer’s treatment methods. An Immune Response Helps to Preserve Cognition in Alzheimer’s Researchers from Cedars-Sinai recently published a study in Brain, a journal of the Oxford University Press, successfully slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s in mice. In the study, researchers were able to improve the brain’s own immune system which enabled the...
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Dementia, Activities and Knowing Your Loved One

Dawn Worsley, lead instructor, and Scott Silknitter, founder of R.O.S. Therapy Systems, share dementia activities and insight to really knowing your loved ones with dementia.Learn more from their discussion with Alzheimers.net. Dementia Activities Families around the country ask the same question everyday – "What should I do with mom all day?" As everyone with dementia is different, it can be a challenge sifting through all of the information available to find what works best for you and your loved one.An emerging theme across various publications and associations is the need for activities and engagement for a better quality of life for all. It may be suggestions like: playing a game of cards or taking a walk. They...
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