New Non-Invasive Method to Detect Alzheimer’s

New Non-Invasive Method to Detect Alzheimer’s

A new study from Northwestern University showed that MRI technology may be useful in the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about this latest development and what it means for people at risk for developing the disease.  Using MRI Technology to Detect Alzheimer’s in Animals In a study published by the journal Nature Nanotechnology in […]

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Taurine Could Help Treat Alzheimer’s

Taurine Could Help Treat Alzheimer’s

A recent study from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology concluded that an amino acid found in fish, meat and breast milk can help treat Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about taurine and it’s effects on Alzheimer’s. What is Taurine? Taurine is an amino acid available through supplements and is commonly found in energy drinks. […]

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Targeting Inflammation Pathway Reduces Alzheimer’s in Mice

Targeting Inflammation Pathway Reduces Alzheimer’s in Mice

A new study from the University of Bonn concluded that blocking a receptor in the brain that contributes to inflammation may reduce beta-amyloid plaques and lessen behavioral issues in people with Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about this study and what it means for Alzheimer’s treatment methods in the future. Inflammation in the Brain and Alzheimer’s […]

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How Diabetes Medication Could Treat Alzheimer’s

How Diabetes Medication Could Treat Alzheimer’s

A recent study shows that a popular diabetes medication may be effective in treating and slowing Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about the link between the two conditions and why researchers are excited about the new findings.  The Link Between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s There is no doubt that there is a connection between diabetes and Alzheimer’s. […]

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Young Blood Injections Could Fight Alzheimer’s

Young Blood Injections Could Fight Alzheimer’s

It might sound like something out of a horror film, but some scientists believe that replacing the blood of older adults with the blood from younger people may reverse the effects of aging on organs and cognitive function. Studies have been testing this theory for years on animals, but now, a research team is launching a […]

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5 Ways To Heal Your Spirit After An Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

5 Ways To Heal Your Spirit After An Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Effective coping strategies can help individuals and caregivers foster good physical, mental and emotional health, as well as heal the spirit after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. “I worry every day about the challenges ahead,” says Michael Ellenbogen, one of the millions of people worldwide living with Alzheimer’s disease, on the Alzheimer’s Association blog. “I went from […]

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How Alzheimer’s is Diagnosed

How Alzheimer’s is Diagnosed

When you think a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, it can be tempting to look for a quick and easy diagnosis. While new research shows potential to diagnose Alzheimer’s through simple tests, such as retina tests or even a peanut butter smell test, actually diagnosing Alzheimer’s requires a careful medical evaluation by a skilled physician. […]

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