Sunday, June 26, 2022

Early Detection of Alzheimer’s May be Possible With a Simple Eye...

A simple eye test may make diagnosing the earliest stages of 'diseases of old age' possible when people are much younger, University of Otago...

Exercise Enhances Nerve Transmission and Improves Brain Chemistry to Protect Aging...

The brains of active older adults have higher levels of a class of proteins that have been shown to enhance the connections between neurons...

Restoring Deep Sleep Wards Off Alzheimer’s Disease, Reduces Amyloid-Beta Plaque

People with Alzheimer’s disease have trouble sleeping and awaken frequently, but exactly why this happens is unclear. Multiple studies in humans and mice indicate...

A Second Cup of Coffee May Reduce Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s

Good news for those of us who can't face the day without our cup of coffee: a new long-term study has revealed drinking higher...

Wiggling Worms Reveal Link Between Vitamin B12 and Alzheimer’s

Worms don't wiggle when they have Alzheimer's disease. Yet something helped worms with the disease hold onto their wiggle in Professor Jessica Tanis's lab...

Natural Compound in Basil May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology

Fenchol, a natural compound abundant in basil and other plants, can help protect the brain against Alzheimer's disease pathology, according to University of South...

Loss of Restorative, Deep Slow Wave Sleep May Signal Early Onset...

What would you do if you knew how long you had until Alzheimer's disease set in? Don't despair. New research from the University of...

New Blood Test Detects Alzheimer’s 20 Years Before Onset of Cognitive...

Alzheimer's is a debilitating and incurable disease that affects an estimated 5.8 million Americans age 65 and older. Without successful prevention therapies, the number...

Berries, Apples and Tea May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Older adults who consumed small amounts of flavonoid-rich foods, such as berries, apples and tea, were two to four times more likely to develop...

China Approves New Alzheimer’s Drug Based on Seaweed

The world’s first new drug for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease in nearly two decades – and perhaps the only treatment with the potential...

Choline Supplementation: Lifelong Benefits May Protect Brain From Alzheimer’s

New research suggests that the common dietary supplement, choline, may play a role in preventing Alzheimer's disease (AD). Closely related to the B complex...

Plant-Based Diets: How Choline Deficiency Affects Childhood Brain Development and Alzheimer’s

Researchers are becoming increasingly concerned that plant-based and vegan diets can lead to widespread deficiencies of dietary choline, an essential nutrient that is critical...