15-Year-Old Student Develops Test for Dementia

15-Year-Old Student Develops Test for Dementia

A 15-year-old student is a finalist in the Google Science Fair due to his brilliant work fighting dementia. Krtin Nithiyanandam has developed an antibody that can cross the blood-brain barrier, attach to toxic proteins in the brain and even potentially stop them from further development. Learn more about this inspiring teen and his groundbreaking study […]

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Dementia Risk Increased by Poor Diet

Dementia Risk Increased by Poor Diet

A new study contributes to the growing amount of research concluding that dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are linked to poor diet. The study done at the Meritorius University of Puebla (BUAP) in Mexico concluded that “diabetes and poor diet is a risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.” Learn more about this study and the strong link […]

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New Game Aims to Raise Awareness for Dementia

New Game Aims to Raise Awareness for Dementia

A new video game aims to raise awareness for dementia by putting the player in the place of someone living with the disease and then asking that player to piece together their life and understand who and where they are. The game is a unique way to fight the stigma that comes with Alzheimer’s disease and […]

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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 the brain boosting benefits of beer 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 “[email protected],” and it simulates the structure of dozens of proteins and can help make important […]

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