Top News: #Alzheimers

Here are the top read news for #Alzheimers:

ctm-0319-alzheimers-640x360Can memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients be reversed?:

The MEND protocol, outlined in a 2014 study in the journal Aging, calls for interventions to treat conditions that could be associated with Alzheimer’s such as inflammation, stress and diabetes. However, MEND also requires the use of supplements which are not well studied and do not require FDA approval: Read more


1-alzheimersdiChanges in blood flow to the brain may be early feature of Alzheimer’s disease:

The first changes in the brain in Alzheimer’s disease are known to take place several years before symptoms such as memory loss appear, and the team set out to investigate some of these changes and understand the order in which they occur: Read more


audrey-duarte136_1Senior Moments Explained: Older Adults Have Weaker Clutter Control:

A new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology finds that older people struggle to remember important details because their brains can’t resist the irrelevant “stuff” they soak up subconsciously. As a result, they tend to be less confident in their memories: Read more



physicalactiPhysical activity in dementia:

It has been recognised for over 60 years that regular physical activity provides health benefits. Our bodies are designed to be stimulated by physical exertion. Fitness is associated with lower all-cause mortality, along with improved sleep, quality of life, social life and reduced stress. On the other hand, physical inactivity predicts obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, mental health issues, reduced quality of life and overall mortality. The evidence is clear: we need to get moving: Read more.


b99741437z.1_20160611210444_000_g2mfvijb.1-0Lives, and life savings, pulled apart by Alzheimer’s:

The Alzheimer’s Association projects that 10 million baby boomers will develop the disease. While studies and media stories that explore the emotional toll the disease extracts from family and friends are all but legion, the financial toll, which can also be devastating, is less understood: Read more