Super Food: Let’s Talk Turmeric

Super Food: Let’s Talk Turmeric

I have to admit, when I was asked to write a post about turmeric, I had no idea how much it has been studied in terms of helping with everything from arthritis to migraines to Alzheimer’s! Turmeric, a member of the ginger family, is often found in curries and other spicy dishes from India, Asia, […]

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New Hope for Down’s Syndrome and Alzheimer’s

New Hope for Down’s Syndrome and Alzheimer’s

Scientists have long known that people born with Down’s Syndrome ultimately develop Alzheimer’s disease. But what scientists haven’t known is why. As new and ongoing studies indicate, there are some promising clinical trials and experimental therapies that may shed new light on the possibility of not only repressing the extra chromosome 21 in Down’s Syndrome […]

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Is Copper Responsible for the Uptick in Alzheimer’s?

Is Copper Responsible for the Uptick in Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease is still a mystery in many ways. And with the approach of the Silver Tsunami—aging baby boomers reaching 65+ in record number each day—the government and private researchers are on a mission to learn more about the epidemic and, hopefully, find a cure. Some troubling new findings indicate we now have to look out […]

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Leading the UK in Dementia Advocacy

Leading the UK in Dementia Advocacy

I don’t remember exactly when I first heard the name Norman McNamara, but at the time I’m sure I couldn’t have imagined the magnitude of his work.  Norrms, as his friends call him, was diagnosed with early onset dementia at age 50. In the five years since his diagnosis, he has done more to educate […]

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