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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

Reforms Can Save Lives Neurodegenerative disease and autism have been surging around the world for the past 30 years. A man-made environmental disaster is creating a public health disaster that’s still unfolding in many ways in most nations. Neurotoxins are driving the epidemic more than age–in some countries more than others. Teenagers are now dying of Creutzfeldt-Jakob […]

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Racial Disparity and Dementia Neurodegenerative disease has been surging around the world for the past 30 years. It’s the fastest-growing cause of death in the world and it will soon be the leading cause of death. Alzheimer’s disease alone is taking the lives of 50-100 million people around the world now. The epidemic is more severe in […]

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Neurodegenerative Disease The Fastest-Growing Cause Of Death Someone in the world develops dementia every three seconds. There were an estimated 46.8 million people worldwide living with dementia diagnoses in 2015 and this number is believed to be close to 50 million people in 2017. This number will almost double every 20 years, reaching 75 million in […]

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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 the disease has soared to nearly 5.4 million. The X factor is the millions who […]

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Nutrition, Exercise Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease As we age, cognitive decline is common, there is much that we can do to boost brainpower, while promoting overall health. Neuroplasticity means the brain can grow, rewire, adapt and strengthen when properly stimulated. Recent studies suggest physical and mental exercise, a healthy diet and other common lifestyle changes can […]

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Hope Against Neurodegenerative Disease 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 prevention might be just as elusive as a cure. From physical activity to avoiding high blood pressure to brain training, a 17-member committee assembled by […]

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Genetics Increase Vulnerability By Joana Fernandes, PhD Researchers reviewed the novel mutations found in genes associated with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in Asia, arguing that identifying disease-associated mutations greatly contributes to the knowledge of the cause and effect of the disease. This information is also essential to develop preventive and therapeutic strategies. Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease In Asian Countries Alzheimer’s disease can be […]

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prion disease and Alzheimer's disease

The Prion Epidemic Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is ravaging wildlife in many regions across North America and now Scandinavia. It’s part of a larger epidemic of neurological disease that is killing millions of people, wildlife and livestock around the world. Once again, wildlife are serving as the proverbial canary in a coal mine. CWD is part […]

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Concerns Over Malpractice, Collusion More than 50 million people around the world have a terminal diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s and related neurological disease is rapidly becoming the leading cause of death around the globe. Thanks to a new report from the Alzheimer’s Association, those numbers grew exploded overnight. The Alzheimer’s Association’s new report raises many […]

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Insulin Slows Progression Of Dementia Nasal spray with insulin might treat people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Notwithstanding Alzheimer’s fast paced growth, there is still no definite treatment for the disease, which impacts one person almost every 67 seconds in the US. The nasal spray treatment is not a new discovery. It was not even meant to treat people […]

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