Author Archives: Gary Chandler

About Gary Chandler

Gary Chandler is an author, advocate and strategist on health and environmental issues.

Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Answers To Alzheimer’s Begin With The Truth President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983. At the time, fewer than 2 million Americans had Alzheimer’s; today, the number of people diagnosed (and still alive) with … Continue reading

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Simple Steps To Protect Your Brain

Nutrition, Exercise The Best Defense Against Alzheimer’s Disease As we age, cognitive decline is common, there is much that we can do to boost our brainpower, while promoting overall health. Neuroplasticity means the brain can grow, rewire, adapt and strengthen … Continue reading

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Patients With Neurodegenerative Disease Produce Infectious Waste

Caregivers Caught In The Crossfire Of Misinformation, Mismanagement Neurodegenerative disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. Alzheimer’s disease alone is taking the lives of 50-100 million people now. Despite millions of Alzheimer’s-related fatalities annually, experts suggest that the prevalence of … Continue reading

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Prion Surveillance Center Fighting For Life

Alzheimer’s, Creutzfeldt-Jakob, Mad Cow and Chronic Wasting All Caused By Prions By John Fauber, Reporter, MedPage Today When Tim Suroviak developed cognitive problems after coming home following heart surgery last year, one of the first questions doctors asked was whether … Continue reading

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Preventing Dementia A Major Challenge

New Report Offers Little Hope In Battle Against Neurodegenerative Disease By Sharon Begley, STAT Alzheimer’s disease drug treatments have met failure after failure. Many people have decided that prevention is the only hope. Unfortunately, a U.S. panel of experts claims that … Continue reading

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Prion Test Improves Diagnosis For Neurodegenerative Disease

Prion Disease A Spectrum Disease By the time Kay Schwister got her diagnosis last summer, she couldn’t talk anymore. But she could still scowl, and scowl she did. After weeks of decline and no clue what was causing it, doctors … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Influenced By Acidity

pH Level Might Deter, Slow Progression Of Alzheimer’s Disease Prion diseases are scary, incurable and fatal. They first gained notoriety when cows became infected by prion proteins and, in turn, infected people. Fervor surrounding mad cow disease resulted in the … Continue reading

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Is Alzheimer’s Disease Contagious

Science, Evidence Proving That Alzheimer’s A Transmissible Disease If you think that you and your family are immune to the surging epidemic of neurodegenerative disease, think again. Neurodegenerative disease, including Alzheimer’s disease, is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. It’s getting worse every … Continue reading

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Neurodegenerative Disease A Global Epidemic

Neurodegenerative Disease The Fastest Growing Cause Of Death Death rates from heart disease and cancer are dropping globally due to advances in nutrition, medicine and disease management. Meanwhile, neurodegenerative disease is exploding because it’s highly contagious in most cases. In the U.S., … Continue reading

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Wastewater Treatment Plants Spreading Brain Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease An Infectious Disease Neurodegenerative diseases are the fastest-growing causes of death around the world. The mismanagement of infectious waste is contributing to the epidemic. Dr. Stanley Prusiner earned a Nobel Prize in 1997 for his pioneering research on … Continue reading

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