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Alzheimer's disease facts

Brain Stimulants A paper published by the British Journal of Pharmacology suggests that the chemical compounds in marijuana likely prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, and age-related dementia. Chronic brain inflammation, oxidative stress, and intra-cellular dysfunction are the primary reasons why people develop these debilitating neurological diseases. The study found that both THC […]

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Prevent and Treat Alzheimer’s Disease By Marcia J. Egles, MD, from “Omega-3 fatty acids: potential role in the management of early Alzheimer’s disease by Gregory A Jicha, in Clinical Interventions in Aging March 24, 2010. A comprehensive review of the role of omega-3 fatty acids in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease is encouraging. More than 30 […]

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Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Not Precise By Richard C. Senelick, M.D. via Huffington Post Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common form of dementia, is defined by progressive memory loss and the loss of other intellectual abilities that are serious enough to interfere with daily life. It is a common problem, and your chance of developing AD doubles every […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Scientists are making exciting headway in the search for a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Some of the world’s preeminent physicians and neuroscientists met in Copenhagen for the Alzheimer’s Association’s International Conference (AAIC). The six-day gathering is the largest of its kind and featured more than 100 sessions on a diverse range of […]

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Treats Alzheimer’s Disease Symptoms Researchers find that acupuncture may help Alzheimer’s disease patients. The researchers note that their findings suggest that acupuncture improves memory and prevents degradation of brain tissue. They note “that EA (electroacupuncture) may be a promising treatment for AD (Alzheimer’s disease) and may improve cognitive function. The findings are a result of a […]

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Many Don’t Want Test If Treatment Unavailable When researchers recently announced a promising new blood test for Alzheimer’s disease — one that could be as simple to perform as a standard cholesterol test — reactions were mixed. While some experts heralded the news, others worried that, until effective treatments are available, learning that you’re likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease […]

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