Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ashwagandha Shows Promise as ‘Natural’ Alzheimer’s Treatment, Moves Toward Clinical Trials

A promising new natural treatment for Alzheimer's disease is moving toward clinical trials. This will be a major step forward as there is nothing...

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...

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...

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...

Think You Have Alzheimer’s? Study Say You Might be Right

New research by scientists suggests that people who notice their memory is slipping may be on to something. The research, led by Richard Kryscio,...

New Blood Test Identifies Alzheimer’s Years Before Symptoms Appear

Years before symptoms of Alzheimer's disease manifest, the brain starts changing and neurons slowly begin to degrade. Now scientists at the German Center for...

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...

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...