3 Ways to Find Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

3 Ways to Find Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

“By the time I’m that age, I hope there’ll be a cure.” Most of us have heard someone say that in a conversation about Alzheimer’s disease, or we’ve said it ourselves. We’re counting on researchers to untangle the causes and find more effective treatments, but right now many of those professionals are facing a serious […]

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A High Blood Pressure Protein May Prevent Alzheimer’s

A High Blood Pressure Protein May Prevent Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: October 12, 2018 A study from the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows that a high blood pressure protein may prevent Alzheimer’s and cognitive decline by destroying beta-amyloid proteins that are highly associated with the disease. Learn more about Alzheimer’s and its correlation to high blood pressure. ACE – A High Blood Pressure Protein – […]

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4 Ways Anxiety Increases Your Risk of Dementia

4 Ways Anxiety Increases Your Risk of Dementia

In a review of four studies that looked at over 40,000 participants, researchers found a positive connection between moderate to severe anxiety and the likelihood of developing dementia within 10 years. Learn more about the four ways that anxiety can increase your risk of dementia and the steps that you can take to keep your brain […]

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How to Deal With Aggression and Dementia

How to Deal With Aggression and Dementia

Aggression is one of the worst parts of caring for a parent or senior loved one with dementia, but you’re not powerless. Having a number of strategies on hand to deploy whenever you need them gives you the means to handle a loved one’s aggression any time it rears its head. Learn more about how to cope […]

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Alzheimer’s and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Alzheimer’s and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Nearly 40% of people with Alzheimer’s disease and 20% of family caregivers suffer from significant depression – nearly twice the rate of the general population. Depression can strike at any time, but seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of recurrent depressive episode, occurs during the same season each year. Learn more about how SAD affects people […]

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How Personalized Treatments Could Be the Key to Alzheimer’s

How Personalized Treatments Could Be the Key to Alzheimer’s

Delivering personalized medicine that is customized to each person’s unique physiology has been a goal of medical professionals for decades. Now, Alzheimer’s disease researchers have developed a personalized Therapeutic Intervention Fingerprint (pTIF) that can predict the effectiveness of targeting biological factors like beta-amyloid, inflammation and tau deposition) to control the disease in each individual person. […]

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How Scientists Are Personalizing Alzheimer’s Treatment

How Scientists Are Personalizing Alzheimer’s Treatment

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been used for decades to treat neurodegenerative conditions like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. However, until now, every patient has received the same treatment. Now, researchers have developed a new approach to DBS treatments that could incorporate each individual’s brain activity. Learn more about the effects of DBS on brain health […]

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How Robots Could Help People With Dementia

How Robots Could Help People With Dementia

Every day we see robots making lighter work for humans. From assembly lines in factories to assisting doctors in operating rooms, to managing inventory. Now, a team of international scientists is exploring the ways robots can help people living with dementia. Learn more about the role of robots in dementia care and why researchers are […]

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