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A diet high in saturated fat could rob the brain of a key chemical that helps protect against Alzheimer's disease, according to new research.
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The purpose of this article is to describe the development and feasibility testing of a Transition Toolkit to support caregivers of persons with Alzheimer's disease in dealing with transitions.
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Portland's Morrison Bridge will be lit up in purple Friday evening as part of a national effort to honor Alzheimer's caregivers.
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Kudos to Time magazine for leading the pack of mainstream journalists questioning why politics trumps science in drug policy.
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Black and Hispanic children with autism are markedly less likely than children from white families to receive specialty care for complications tied to the disorder, a new study finds.
15 hrs ago | Science Blog
The distribution of white matter brain abnormalities in some patients after mild traumatic brain injury closely resembles that found in early Alzheimer's dementia, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology.
17 hrs ago | MediLexicon
Low testosterone worsens the harmful effects of obesity in the nervous system, a new study in mice finds.
21 hrs ago | The News Journal
Meetings begin at 6 p.m. at the following locations: * Monday, John H. Ammon Education Center Auditorium at Christiana Hospital; * Tuesday, Julie H.C. Bailey Training Center at Health and Wellness Center, 100 S. Main St., Suite 211, Smyrna; and * June 26, Brandywine Assisted Living, 21111 Arrington Drive, Selbyville.
21 hrs ago | MediLexicon
The layout of white matter brain abnormalities in people after traumatic brain injuries are similar to those found in early Alzheimer's, according to new research.
By studying families that have an inherited and early onset form of Alzheimer's, researchers have found that mistakes within genes are not the only contributing factor to the genetic basis of the disease.
"Nonpartisan RAND Corp. estimates that by 2040, the number of Americans afflicted [by Alzheimer's] will have doubled, as will the costs."
Dementia is a global epidemic with Alzheimer's disease being the leading cause. Early identification of patients at risk of developing AD is now becoming an international priority.
Diets high in saturated fat and sugar may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, and a new study may explain why.
Recently, a number of critics have begun to accuse the G8 of being out of touch with the new, more expansive globalized geopolitical balance of the 21st century.
This is a photomicrograph of nerve cell during an electrical recording , fluorescently labeled nerve cell .
A new study shows that memory pathology in older mice with Alzheimer's disease can be reversed with treatment.
Maple Suites is hosting a free pet estate planning seminar on Saturday, June 22 at 10:30 am at 30 Holiday Drive in Dover.
The Mid South Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will be putting on a health expo "Brain Health A to Z" Saturday, August 17th at First Baptist Church.