Gout May Protect the Brain from Alzheimer’s

Gout May Protect the Brain from Alzheimer’s

Gout is the most common form of arthritis and affects an estimated 8.3 million individuals in America. The painful condition results in a limited range of motion, lingering pain and intense joint pain. However, gout may not be all bad. A new study has found that gout may protect the brain from Alzheimer’s. Learn more about it’s […]

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Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Found in Young Adults

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Found in Young Adults

While age is the number one risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, Alzheimer’s is not a natural part of aging and the disease affects more than just the senior age group. In fact, a recent study has found evidence of amyloid buildup in the brains of people as young as 20 years old. Learn more about […]

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A Skin Test to Detect Alzheimer’s

A Skin Test to Detect Alzheimer’s

Doctors and researchers agree that the early detection of Alzheimer‘s disease is crucial to treatment options and vitally important to slowing the progression of the disease. Now, a new study from Central Hospital at the University of San Luis Potosi in Mexico, has found that the detection of certain proteins in the skin can help detect […]

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Alzheimer’s Linked to High Temperature Cooking

Alzheimer’s Linked to High Temperature Cooking

The findings from a recent study support the mounting evidence that the way we cook our food may play an important role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about why “slow and low” cooking may be best when it comes to brain health. AGE Levels and Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers at the Mount Sinai School […]

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The Brain Boosting Benefits of Hops Found Beer

The Brain Boosting Benefits of Hops Found Beer

While the health benefits of wine are widely known, a new study brings light to an ingredient in beer that may fight Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Learn more about this compound found in beer hops and how it might help protect your brain. Can Drinking Beer Help Protect Your Brain from Alzheimer’s? A compound found in […]

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How an App Can Help Fight Alzheimer’s

How an App Can Help Fight Alzheimer’s

What if you could make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease while you slept? A new app from Stanford University makes that a reality. The app, developed by Dr. Vijay Pande, a professor of chemistry a Stanford University,  is called “Folding@Home,” and it simulates the structure of dozens of proteins and can help make important […]

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Apple Juice May Help with Brain Cognition

Apple Juice May Help with Brain Cognition

Recent studies have shown the brain boosting properties of apples, apple juice and certain fruits. One study found that drinking apple juice reduced the production of beta-amyloid in mice and another found that drinking apple juice regularly could reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s by as much as 75%. Learn more about the Alzheimer’s fighting properties […]

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Prostate Drug Helps Women with Alzheimer’s

Prostate Drug Helps Women with Alzheimer’s

A new study evaluated the effectiveness of Lupron, a drug commonly used to treat prostate cancer in men, on treating Alzheimer’s disease in women. Previous studies have linked Lupron to a decreased risk of Alzheimer’s in men who were using the drug to treat prostate cancer. The study found that women who received a high […]

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How Nasal Insulin Spray Could Treat Alzheimer’s

How Nasal Insulin Spray Could Treat Alzheimer’s

A new study from the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center found that a nasal spray that uses a manufactured form of insulin could improve cognitive function for people with mild cognitive impairment and people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about how the nasal spray works and next steps in the study. Mitigating […]

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Hypertension is a Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s

Hypertension is a Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s

A recent study concluded that hypertension can increase the burden of amyloid beta in the brain, which contributes to plaque formation and Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about this study and what it means for those with hypertension and a risk for Alzheimer’s. The Relationship Between Hypertension and Alzheimer’s Hypertension is abnormally high blood pressure, which can be […]

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