Blood Test Could Help Identify Alzheimer’s

Blood Test Could Help Identify Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: May 14, 2018 Researchers from King’s College London believe a blood test would allow Alzheimer’s disease to be diagnosed and treated before symptoms occur. Learn more about the research on using a blood test for Alzheimer’s and what it means for the future of dementia treatment. Researchers Use a Blood Test to Predict the Onset […]

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FDA Modernizes Approach to Alzheimer’s Research

FDA Modernizes Approach to Alzheimer’s Research

The FDA has drafted new guidelines for its Alzheimer’s research drug approval process. In response to the insights learned through decades of research, the FDA is placing a higher importance on early detection and the role of biomarkers in Alzheimer’s. Learn more about what prompted the FDA to draft new guidelines and how it may […]

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Brain Injury May Increase the Risk of Early Alzheimer’s

Brain Injury May Increase the Risk of Early Alzheimer’s

University of Texas Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute has found that suffering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease earlier in life. Learn more about the correlation between early Alzheimer’s and TBI, and why researchers need more evidence before establishing a causal relationship between the two. Brain […]

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High Salt Diet Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s

High Salt Diet Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s

It’s no secret that the Western diet is loaded with salt. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recommends 3/4 teaspoon of salt each day, but most Americans eat 50% more than that on a daily basis. We know that too much salt is bad for your heart, but now, a study on human and mice cells […]

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Alzheimer’s Symptoms Worsened by Canola Oil

Alzheimer’s Symptoms Worsened by Canola Oil

Canola oil is a common substitute oil when cooking, with many thinking it is a healthier alternative to other types of oils. While marketed as a healthier oil, very little research has been done to show its health benefits until now. A new study evaluating the health benefits of canola oil found that it actually […]

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Neurosteroid: A New Treatment for Alzheimer’s

Neurosteroid: A New Treatment for Alzheimer’s

When a person has Alzheimer’s disease, they lose a large number of brain cells – or neurons – in specific regions of the brain. The process starts in the area called the hippocampus, where memories are processed for long-term storage. Scientists have been trying to figure out just how to restore these lost brain cells […]

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Anxiety Disorders Could Lead to Alzheimer’s

Anxiety Disorders Could Lead to Alzheimer’s

A new study has found that increasing symptoms of anxiety and depression may be linked to an increase in beta-amyloid proteins, a hallmark characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about anxiety disorders, their signs and symptoms, and why researchers believe there is a link between the two conditions. Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders Anxiety […]

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