A research team led by Dr. Kim Innes, a professor in the West Virginia University School of Public Health, has found that a simple meditation or music listening program may alter certain biomarkers of cellular aging and Alzheimer’s Disease in older adults who are experiencing memory loss. Study findings, reported in theJournal of Alzheimer’s Disease, also suggest these changes may be directly related to improvements in memory and cognition, sleep, mood, and quality of life.
Most people are familiar with turmeric (scientific name: Curcuma longa1) as a yellow spice that’s used in Indian cuisine and has a peppery, warm and bitter flavor.
Cientistas japoneses descobriram que a combinação de três medicamentos, já conhecidos, pode ser crucial para o tratamento do Mal de Alzheimer.
As mammals age, immune cells in the brain known as microglia become chronically inflamed. In this state, they produce chemicals known to impair cognitive and motor function. That’s one explanation for why memory fades and other brain functions decline during old age. But, according to a new study from the University of Illinois, there may be a remedy to delay the inevitable: dietary fiber.
In the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, the largest-ever study of brain imageshas been published, authored by Amen Clinics. The study encompasses 46,034 Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) brain images sourced from nine clinics. Its authors came to a conclusion that would surprise few women: Women’s brains are more active than men’s.
There’s new evidence that a woman’s levels of female sex hormones, including estrogen and progesterone, can influence her risk of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
No verão passado, um grupo de pesquisa da Universidade da Califórnia, Los Angeles (UCLA), silenciosamente publicou os resultados de uma nova abordagem no tratamento da doença de Alzheimer.
Mounting research continues to show the links between the health of the gut and that of the brain. Now, a new study from Lund University in Sweden finds that unhealthy intestinal flora can accelerate the development of Alzheimer’sdisease.
Betanin, the compound that gives beets their distinctive red color could slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s disease — the world’s leading type of dementia.