In the largest genome-wide association study (GWAS) ever conducted on Alzheimerâ€™s, researchers from around the world studied and shared information from the DNA samples of more than 56,000 participants. They analyzed the data to detect gene variations that could produce subtle effects on the developing, or risk for developing, Alzheimerâ€™s. Results of the study were [...]
A study published in medical journal Neurology, found that people who think that they are in poor health are more likely to develop dementia later in life. Among study participants with no cognitive problems, those who rated their health as poor were nearly twice as likely to develop dementia as those who rated their health [...]
According to the Alzheimerâ€™s Association, nearly half of all Americans 85 years and older have Alzheimerâ€™s disease or some form of dementia and memory loss, and almost 5.1 million Americans are believed to be directly affected by the disease. They project that, by the middle of the century, 11-16 million people aged 65 and over [...]
Two-time USA Memory Champion; memory training expert, and memory keynote, Ron White shares his thoughts on forgetfulness and memory loss. As we age itâ€™s common to forget some things, at various times. When you get stressed out or busy itâ€™s easy to misplace something or simply forget what you were doing. Even young people, who [...]
Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol, especially wine, may lessen the chances of dementia, says the journal Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment.Â A study with over 365,000 people in 143conducted over the last 35 years detailed a lower risk of brain impairment seen in those who drink alcoholic drinks. On the other hand, over doing it could [...]
Alzheimerâ€™s is the leading cause of memory loss and dementia in people over 65, and affects over 300,000 people a year. It is devastating for not only the person who is suffering from it â€“ for eventually they will not understand there is a problem, but takes control of everyone around them as they watch the progression from a viable person to a non-functioning one with a terminal illness.
If you, any family members or friends are diagnosed with Alzheimers Disease which is a brain disease that slowly but surely devastates mental,emotional and finally even the physical functionality. Alzheimers is the leading cause of denemtia in people over the age of 65 and affects over 300,000 people. Most of the conventional neurologists will in [...]