Active Minds Delay Dementia Symptoms, Not Disease

Active Minds Delay Dementia Symptoms, Not Disease

Last Updated: April 24, 2019 Researchers have found that active minds can help delay dementia symptoms, but a recent study has concluded that it does not delay the onset of the actual disease. Learn more about this research. Active Minds Only Delay Dementia Symptoms, According to Study A recent study published in Neurology has found that […]

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Will Education Really Reduce Dementia Risk?

Will Education Really Reduce Dementia Risk?

It is a long-held theory that the more time a person spends educating themselves, the better protected he or she is against dementia. Research has resulted in conflicting or inconclusive results, however, a new study suggests that while those with more education do demonstrate a higher level of cognitive functioning, it does not reduce dementia […]

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Dementia and Gut Bacteria: New Research Shows Link

Dementia and Gut Bacteria: New Research Shows Link

A new study presented at the International Stroke Conference and published online in the Scientific Reports journal has found a correlation between dementia and gut bacteria – finding that the depletion of certain gut bacteria results in an increased risk of the disease. Learn more about the study and what it means for the future […]

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Good Hygiene Linked to Increased Rates of Alzheimer’s

Good Hygiene Linked to Increased Rates of Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: April 15, 2019 Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise in the developed world, more so than other nations. But why? Research finds a direct correlation between good hygiene and increased rates of Alzheimer’s. It turns out that cleanliness may not be quite next to godliness after all. This news may prove that it […]

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Could a Blood-Brain Barrier Test Predict Dementia?

Could a Blood-Brain Barrier Test Predict Dementia?

As the search for a dementia cure continues, many researchers are prioritizing early detection and prevention of the disease. One way dementia can be spotted early is through biomarkers like changes in the function and size of the brain, as well as changes in – or composition of – cerebrospinal fluid and protein levels. Learn […]

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How a Neck Scan Could Identify Dementia Before Symptoms Occur

How a Neck Scan Could Identify Dementia Before Symptoms Occur

There are approximately 50 million people living with dementia worldwide. There is no cure or treatment for the disease, but early diagnosis can help mitigate symptoms, expand options and allow for financial and legal planning. Many researchers are focusing their efforts on early diagnosis and prevention. A recent study has found that an ultrasound of […]

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The Effects of Behavioral Therapy on Alzheimer’s

The Effects of Behavioral Therapy on Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: March 6, 2019 A new study has concluded that behavioral therapy may be more effective in treating symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease than commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications. Learn more about the study, the benefits of behavioral therapy and the risks of antipsychotic medication for people with Alzheimer’s. Antipsychotic Medication vs. Behavioral Therapy As most Alzheimer’s caregivers […]

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How Vitamin B Slows Alzheimer’s Progression

How Vitamin B Slows Alzheimer’s Progression

Last Updated: February 1, 2019 How diet affects Alzheimer’s disease has been proven time again. Now, a recent study conducted by Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences examines vitamin B and it’s role in slowing down the progression of the disease. Learn more about Vitamin B – found in foods like cereals, dairy and fish – […]

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