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The protein, once seen as a secondary player, has taken a leading role in combating neurodegenerative illnesses
February 19, 2020
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
A new report from the Global Council on Brain Health describes the impact of cardiovascular risk factors on brain health for adults 50 years and older. Learn more about how taking care of your heart...
Particular antioxidants in fruits and vegetables may lower chances of getting the disease
January 22, 2020
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
A woman in Colombia was destined to develop Alzheimer’s disease in her 40’s because of a rare family genetic mutation. But she didn’t show symptoms until her 70’s. Scientists are now investigating...
Alzheimer’s disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and gradually worsens over time. It is the cause of 60-70% of cases of dementia. In most cases, remembering...
If ever there was a time to up your fitness game, the arrival of the new year and the new decade is it. But after the allure of the new gym membership wears off, our sedentary habits, more often than...
If you needed more motivation to get moving in the new year, a new study provides more evidence that exercise can help keep your brain healthy and functional, and possibly keep dementia and Alzheimer...
December 27, 2019
by Being Patient
The exact causes behind dementia are varied and at times unclear. We know that genetic factors — like carrying the APOE4 gene — can have an impact on a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer...
Talk with an Alzheimer’s researcher and you’ll likely hear the same lament: Finding a treatment or cure is incredibly challenging because scientists are not even certain what exactly causes the...
December 24, 2019
by The New York Times
Not long ago, the only way to know if someone had Alzheimer’s disease was to examine the brain in an autopsy.