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February 20, 2019
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
With all the talk of hearts this month, let’s take a look at how heart health affects your brain. It turns out what’s good for your heart really is good for your brain. Since the heart pumps blood...
February 12, 2019
by The Women's Alzheimer's Movement
Head to toe you are about 37 trillion human cells, give or take a trillion. You are also about 37 trillion bacteria cells.   I hate to break it to you, but you are half human, half bacteria...
Chances are, you know someone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia involving memory loss. That’s due in part to the fact that as our older population grows, so does the number of people...
February 11, 2019
by Los Angeles Times
The greatest emerging risk to women’s health can be summed up in this stark statistic: Every 65 seconds in the United States a new brain develops Alzheimer’s. Two-thirds of them belong to women, and...
There is little that is known for sure in the realm of Alzheimer’s research, and what we do know seems like it’s always changing. Case in point: It used to be that having an education was considered...
One in ten people over the age of 65 will be diagnosed with dementia. For people over 85, dementia is already a reality for 32 percent of the population. With numbers like that, you’d think...
February 5, 2019
by National Institute of Health
In addition to memory loss and confusion, many people with Alzheimer’s disease have trouble sleeping. Now an NIH-funded team of researchers has evidence that the reverse is also true: a chronic lack...
We know there are differences in men and women’s brains that can translate to varied reactions to environmental, lifestyle and genetic factors. But a new study has found that women’s brains appear to...
January 31, 2019
by HealthDay
People with dementia show a different makeup in the bacteria dwelling in their guts, a preliminary study finds -- raising questions about whether the "bugs" play some role in the brain disease.
Alzheimer’s prevention trials require participants to select a study partner to accompany them through the trial. Study partners provide researchers with valuable feedback about changes in a person’s...