Sunday, August 14, 2022

Alzheimer's disease

MIND diet may slow brain from aging by 7.5 years, preventing cognitive decline

While cognitive abilities naturally diminish as part of the normal aging process, it may be possible to take a bite out of this expected...

Strawberries may protect your brain from Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists from Rush University found strawberries as a snack may help protect your brain from Alzheimer's disease. They found that a bioactive compound found in...

Flu vaccine may lower Alzheimer’s disease risk in older people

Scientists from UTHealth in Houston found that influenza vaccination is linked to a reduced Alzheimer's disease (AD) risk among older U.S. adults. The research is...

Common viruses may trigger the start of Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists from Tufts University and the University of Oxford found that varicella-zoster virus (VZV), which commonly causes chickenpox and shingles, may activate herpes simplex...

Herpes virus may cause Alzheimer’s disease, study finds

Scientists from the University of Manchester found there's growing evidence that the herpes virus responsible for cold sores also may cause Alzheimer's disease. They found...

Genetic testing: Should I get tested for Alzheimer’s risk?

Thanks to advances in genetic testing, there is now a way for consumers to test for the greatest genetic risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer’s...

Rapid loss of smell can predict dementia, Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists from the University of Chicago found not only can a decline in a person's sense of smell over time predict their loss of...

Parkinson’s disease: scientists find the earliest roots in the brain

About 100 people have a rare mutation in a gene called SNCA that puts them at almost certain risk of getting Parkinson’s disease. This makes...

Scientists can detect Alzheimer’s disease 17 years before symptoms appear

Scientists from Ruhr-Universität Bochum are able to identify signs of Alzheimer's disease in the blood up to 17 years before the first clinical symptoms...

Having a poor score on a simple memory test may be linked to Alzheimer’s

Scientists from Albert Einstein College of Medicine found that having a poor score on a simple memory test may be linked to biomarkers in...