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Alzheimer's disease prevention

Powerful Herbs Boost Memory, Protect Brain The herb sage enhances memory and mental function. It also has neuroprotective properties. It could be a therapeutic treatment for Alzheimer’s and other forms of neurodegenerative disease. Those with Alzheimer’s disease usually experience a drop in acetylcholine. Sage inhibits an enzyme called acetylcholinesterase (AChE), which breaks down the acetylcholine […]

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A Promising Treatment For Neurodegenerative Disease A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed Alzheimer’s-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease, USC researchers announced. Researchers emphasize that the study, recently published in theJournal of Biological Chemistry, was in mice, and many mouse discoveries never translate into human treatments. Nevertheless, […]

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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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Alzheimer’s Disease Treated With Antioxidant Granalix BioTechnologies has developed a new treatment for those with Alzheimer’s disease. The company announced the availability of GranaGard™ a food supplement based on pomegranate oil that helps prevent neurodegeneration. GranaGard, is a submicron Pomegranate Seed Oil (PSO) emulsion, and is an innovative formulation of one of the strongest natural […]

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Nutrition The Best Treatment Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS and other forms of brain disease are the fastest-growing causes of death in the world. Most forms of brain disease are preventable, transmissible and treatable with targeted nutrition. That’s the theme for a new book that shines light on the global epidemic of brain disease. According to Gary Chandler, author of Alzheimer’s […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Nutrition People who eat more nuts, fish, poultry and certain fruits and vegetables have a lower risk of acquiring Alzheimer’s disease, while those who eat more red meats, organ meats, butter and high-fat dairy products have a higher risk. The conclusions come from a study of 2,148 adults aged over 65 published in the […]

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Treatment For Neurodegenerative Disease Brazilian researchers from D’Or Institute for Research and Education (IDOR), Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and Federal University of Bahia have demonstrated in laboratory that apigenin, a substance found in parsley, thyme, chamomile and red pepper, improves neuron formation and strengthens the connections between brain cells. Previous experiments with animals […]

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Arginine and Alzheimer’s Disease The study—published in the Journal of Neuroscience—is attracting national attention for proposing a new potential cause of Alzheimer’s disease. Duke researchers, who discovered a way to make the brains of mice respond to Alzheimer’s disease similarly to humans, found that in mice with the disease, immune system cells meant to protect […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms Reversed Magnesium plays an important role in brain cell functioning. A form known as magnesium L-threonate, previously found to be exceptionally good at increasing brain magnesium levels, may be the best supplement for improving brain function. Research published in The Journal of Neuroscience shows that the mineral may effectively treat memory loss […]

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Prevention and Therapy A walnut-enriched diet every day may help reduce the risk, delay the onset, slow the progression of, or prevent Alzheimer’s disease all together. “Our study adds to the growing body of research that demonstrates the protective effects of walnuts on cognitive functioning,” said Indian-origin researcher Abha Chauhan, who was part of a group that examined […]

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