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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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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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Tips For Caregivers Neurodegenerative disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. There are no vaccines to prevent it or cure it. Prevention is our best hope and nutrition offers the only proven hope for those who have brain disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a member of an aggressive family of neurodegenerative diseases known as transmissible […]

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Senators Skip Hearing Alzheimer’s disease is no laughing matter. Just ask Seth Rogen, who visited Capitol Hill on Wednesday to make a case for Alzheimer’s disease research. Unfortunately, many members of the Senate committee didn’t show up to listen and learn. The “This Is the End” star, 31, who serves as an Alzheimer’s Association celebrity champion, addressed a Senate […]

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Food For Thought On Alzheimer’s Treatment Turmeric is a spice that spans the globe. It is a major ingredient in Indian curries and it makes American mustard yellow. But evidence is building that shows that this brightly colored relative of ginger is a promising disease-preventive agent as well, probably due to its anti-inflammatory properties. One […]

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Beta Blockers For Alzheimer’s Disease Men and women who take drugs to keep high blood pressure in check may be somewhat protected against Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, a new study found. And those who took a type of blood pressure drug called a beta blocker may be particularly protected from dementia. The […]

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AD Research Off Target The Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit 2012: Path to Treatment and Prevention, held May 14-15, 2012, brought together leading experts on Alzheimer’s disease and other complex diseases to identify research priorities and strategies needed to accelerate the development of successful therapies. The Summit was attended by an international group of some 500 researchers, clinicians […]

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Alzheimer's disease prevention

Protein Blocker Could Prevent, Treat Alzheimer’s Disease Scientists have a new lead on a possible treatment to slow Alzheimer’s disease by targeting a protein involved in limiting flexibility in the aging brain, said a study out Thursday. Alzheimer’s — the most common form of dementia in older adults — affects an estimated five million Americans. There […]

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Alzheimer's disease prevention

Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease With Nutrition, Exercise Alzheimer’s disease already has a deadly grip on more than 40 million people around the world. It is considered the sixth-leading cause of death, with 1 out of every 3 seniors dying with Alzheimer’s disease. There are things that people can do to lower their risks of getting the […]

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