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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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 insulin spray works and next steps in the study. […]

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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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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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