Sunday, October 17, 2021

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...

Gum Bacteria Linked to Alzheimer’s, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pneumonia

Researchers are reporting new findings on how bacteria involved in gum disease can travel throughout the body, exuding toxins connected with Alzheimer's disease, rheumatoid...

Green Tea and Carrot Compounds Reverse Alzheimer’s-like Symptoms in Mouse Study

A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease, USC researchers say. Researchers...

Sleep Deprivation Accelerates Alzheimer’s Brain Damage

Poor sleep has long been linked with Alzheimer's disease, but researchers have understood little about how sleep disruptions drive the disease. Now, studying mice and...

New Research Links Alzheimer’s Disease to Bacteria That Causes Gum Disease

Poor oral health is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. What’s not clear is whether gum disease causes the disorder or is merely a...