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Education may be protective for people with gene for familial early onset Alzheimer's

37 minutes ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Even for people who carry the gene for early onset Alzheimer's disease, more years of education may slow the development of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain that are...
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‘A Rinsing of the Brain.' New Research Shows How Sleep Could Ward Off Alzheimer's Disease

3 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Each of us carts around a 3-lb. universe that orchestrates everything we do: directing our conscious actions of moving, thinking and sensing, while also managing body functions...
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Education may Protect People with Gene for Familial Early-onset Alzheimer's

Education may Protect People with Gene for Familial Early-onset Alzheimer's

8 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Even for people who carry the gene for early-onset Alzheimer's disease, more years of education could slow the development of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain linked to the...
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Alzheimer's Disease Risk Increases With Body Weight

Alzheimer's Disease Risk Increases With Body Weight

9 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

An increase in body weight is associated with a decrease in brain activity and blood flow. The changes can be virtually assessed by neuroimaging in brain regions, including...
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AAIC 2020 updates: COVID-19 and Alzheimer's, measuring dementia risk in youth and more

19 hours ago   |   Healio   |   6 articles

Healio Psychiatry has compiled a list of five major stories from the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2020. Insights on COVID-19's effects on patients with...
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Can Alzheimer's Prevention Work via Telemedicine?

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Dr Richard Isaacson and nurse practitioner Hollie Hristov on how they've adapted formerly in-person prevention efforts during the pandemic. Medscape Neurology
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Charity warns of an 'alarming' drop in number of over-65s getting diagnosed with dementia

Charity warns of an 'alarming' drop in number of over-65s getting diagnosed with dementia

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

NHS data shows almost 30,000 fewer over-65s in England thought to have Alzheimer's disease were listed as being a sufferer in June compared to February.
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Drug candidate successfully reversed memory loss in mouse model of Alzheimer's disease

1 day ago   |   News Medical

A drug candidate developed by Salk researchers, and previously shown to slow aging in brain cells, successfully reversed memory loss in a mouse model of inherited Alzheimer's...
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Consuming more strawberries may help lower Alzheimer's risk among the elderly

Consuming more strawberries may help lower Alzheimer's risk among the elderly

1 day ago   |   Natural News   |   6 articles

A study published in the journal Current Developments in Nutrition found that a diet rich in vitamin C, anthocyanidin and flavonoid - nutrients plenty in strawberries - can...
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Study shows how amyloid fibrils In Alzheimer's dissociate with infrared laser irradiation

1 day ago   |   News Medical

The agglomeration of proteins into structures called amyloid plaques is a common feature of many neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's.
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Darolutamide Benefits Patients With Prostate Cancer, Says Study

Darolutamide Benefits Patients With Prostate Cancer, Says Study

The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care assessed whether adding darolutamide offers an added benefit for patients in comparison with the appropriate... Read more ...

Bone Drug Could Benefit Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

Bone Drug Could Benefit Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis

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Education may Protect People with Gene for Familial Early-onset Alzheimer's

Education may Protect People with Gene for Familial Early-onset Alzheimer's

Even for people who carry the gene for early-onset Alzheimer's disease, more years of education could slow the development of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain linked to the... Read more ...

Alzheimer's Disease Risk Increases With Body Weight

Alzheimer's Disease Risk Increases With Body Weight

An increase in body weight is associated with a decrease in brain activity and blood flow. The changes can be virtually assessed by neuroimaging in brain regions, including... Read more ...

SC Orders To Pay Senior Citizens Special Attention Amid Covid-19

SC Orders To Pay Senior Citizens Special Attention Amid Covid-19

The Supreme Court directed the Centre and state governments to ensure timely pensions to the elderly, besides ensuring availability of sanitisers, masks and PPE kits. Read more ...

Charity warns of an 'alarming' drop in number of over-65s getting diagnosed...

Charity warns of an 'alarming' drop in number of over-65s getting diagnosed with dementia

NHS data shows almost 30,000 fewer over-65s in England thought to have Alzheimer's disease were listed as being a sufferer in June compared to February. Read more ...

Link Between Olfactory System and Parkinson's Disease Identified

Link Between Olfactory System and Parkinson's Disease Identified

Scientists have linked inflammation, olfaction, and pathology seen in Parkinson's disease. Neuroinflammation contributes to the development and progression of PD and other... Read more ...

FB Live: Immunity to COVID-19

FB Live: Immunity to COVID-19

Topic: MedPage Today speaks with Warner Greene, MD, PhD, senior investigator at Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco, and director of the Center for HIV Cure Research there... Read more ...

Black cohosh, rhodiola reduce menopause symptoms: Study

Black cohosh, rhodiola reduce menopause symptoms: Study

With the aging population in the coming decades, it is estimated that 1.2 billion women worldwide will be menopausal or postmenopausal by the year 2030. Read more ...

MHAC's COVID-19 Updates and Resources: 8/5/20

In addition to an evolving COVID-19 resource page , MHAC is continuing to collect and share updates on COVID-19 from state government, federal agencies like the Centers for... Read more ...