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Top 5 Alzheimer's News for July

July was a busy month for Alzheimer’s disease researchers and advocates. Among this month’s biggest news was the Alzheimer’s Association International Convention, which took place in Copenhagen, Denmark July 12-17. Learn more about the convention and the discoveries that were presented to the global community at the international conference. The Alzheimer's Association International Convention The Alzheimer’s Association International Convention (AAIC) is the world’s largest gathering of Alzheimer’s researchers. The Alzheimer’s Association says that the AAIC, “Serves as a catalyst for generating new knowledge about dementia and fostering a vital, collegial research community.” This year was certainly no different. Here are the top 5 discoveries to come out of the international conference: Small Changes and Hopes for Preventing Dementia More than...
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Benefits of Green Tea for Alzheimer's

A common beverage may be able to protect you from Alzheimer’s disease and boost brain health. Several studies show that green tea has the potential to protect brain cells, improve memory and delay Alzheimer’s. The affordable and accessible drink has shown promise in research in recent years. Green Tea Protects Brain Cells Studies show that green tea could prevent Alzheimer’s by protecting the brain from the formation of beta-amyloid plaques that are thought to cause the disease. A flavonoid in green tea called EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate) can bind to beta-amyloid proteins to prevent formations, and ultimately, prevent Alzheimer’s disease. While research has shown the effects of green tea on beta-amyloids, one of the most notable studies used MRI technology to actually view...
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