Saturday, November 26, 2022

What Do We Know About Diet and Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Can eating a specific food or following a particular diet help prevent or delay dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease? Many studies suggest that what we eat affects the...

What Is Dementia? Symptoms, Types, and Diagnosis

Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering, and reasoning—and behavioral abilities to such an extent that it interferes with a person's daily life and activities. These functions...

Scam susceptibility may signal risk for cognitive decline

Older adults who are less likely to detect scams may be at an increased risk for developing dementia, finds a new study from researchers supported by the National Institute on Aging. The...

Gene expression signatures of Alzheimer’s disease

From NIH Research Matters Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible brain disorder that affects more than 5 million Americans. It slowly worsens and destroys memory and thinking skills. Previous research has linked memory and thinking...

Do Memory Problems Always Mean Alzheimer’s Disease?

Many people worry about becoming forgetful. They think forgetfulness is the first sign of Alzheimer's disease. But not all people with memory problems have Alzheimer's. Share this infographic and...
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Jim’s Take on the Medicare Draft Coverage Decision

Jim is living with younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease. He shares his reaction to the draft decision by Medicare that essentially denies coverage of treatments targeting...
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ALZ Talks: Alzheimer's, Dementia and the Holidays

The holidays can be challenging for families facing dementia. Hear about things to consider when planning visits and traditions. You’ll also learn about signs...

Dementia with Lewy bodies post-mortem brains reveal differentially methylated CpG sites with biomarker potential

Weisman, D. & McKeith, I. Dementia with Lewy Bodies. Semin. Neurol. 27, 042–047 (2007).Article  ...