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Especially during grade school and college, you hear a lot about brain food. Teachers encourage you to sleep well and eat a good breakfast before an exam. You know the gist of their advice: low sugar, whole grains, and...
There's still no cure for Alzheimer's or known way to prevent it. But if you're worried about developing the disease, your doctor just might give you an unexpected prescription. She might urge you to exercise daily, eat a diet...
 A new study comparing risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease has found that having a high amount of beta amyloid plaques in the brain is associated with greater mental decline in healthy, older people than carrying a gene thought to...
 In results published in the journal, Neurology, researchers uncovered significant evidence that hormone therapy treatments in early menopause reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by as much as 30 percent.Researchers of a population based in Cache County in Utah...
  Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and traumatic brain injury are four neurodegenerative disorders with very different – and very devastating – effects on the brain and daily life.    While there are multiple treatments and therapies aimed at fighting each of...
Researchers have found evidence that natural resistance to dementia may run within families, according to a new study.   Scientists from Mount Sinai School of Medicine report that elderly people who are free of dementia and have high levels of a...
Researchers are one step closer to figuring out why some of people stay sharp well into our 80s, while others lose cognitive function as they age, Fox News reported Friday.  Most people start to see a decline in their memory...
Alzheimer’s disease the most common form of dementia, affecting over 5 million people in the United States alone. And anyone who knows a friend or family member who has suffered from Alzheimer’s will tell you that day-to-day living becomes...
A new study comparing risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease has found that having a high amount of beta amyloid plaques in the brain is associated with greater mental decline in healthy, older people than carrying a gene thought to...
Lithium can profoundly prevent brain damage associated with Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study. The drug works by preventing the aggregation of toxic proteins and cell loss associated with Parkinson’s.  It also appears to be protective against several other...
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