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How to fight Alzheimer's disease: Can vitamin B, playing the piano or eating curry really help?
Here are ten of the most significant studies on staving off Alzheimer's, with an expert verdict from the Alzheimer's Society's Jessica Smith That was the claim yesterday from scientists at Oxford University who suggested a daily dose of vitamin B could stave off the condition's devastating progression.
Tue May 21, 2013
Vitamins That Cost Pennies a Day Seen Delaying Dementia, Oxford University Study
Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today! A cheap regimen of vitamins in use for decades is seen by scientists as a way to delay the start of Alzheimer's disease and dementia, a goal that prescription drugs have failed to achieve.
B Vitamin Treatment Reduces Gray Matter Atrophy, May Prevent Alzheimer's
In a study on elderly subjects with increased dementia risk, researchers at the University of Oxford showed that high-dose B-vitamin treatment can slow the atrophy of specific brain regions that are a key component of the Alzheimer's disease process and that are associated with cognitive decline.
Mon May 20, 2013
Western morning News
Dementia Awareness Week: the disease at a glance
It affects 800,000 people in the UK and is one of the main causes of disability later in life ahead of cancer, cardiovascular disease and stroke.
Early diagnosis may be key in slowing Alzheimer's epidemic
"Someone may dismiss early memory problems as normal aging, but there's actually a fair amount of evidence to say that memory is one of our cognitive abilities that should actually stay relatively stable throughout our lifespan," said Dr.
Thu May 16, 2013
Preserve memory and cognitive abilities by following a Mediterranean diet
It should come as no great surprise to those following a natural diet and healthy lifestyle that the foods we eat and the environment in which we live directly influence our risk of developing many chronic illnesses, degree of aging and ultimately, lifespan.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Beaumont Enterprise
AegisCare Offers Specialized Home Health Care for Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients
AegisCare Offers Specialized Home Health Care for Dementia and Alzheimer's Patients With specialized home health care, ailing seniors -- even those suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia -- can remain in their homes instead of going into nursing homes or assisted living facilities.AegisCare, a company that provides highly-trained in-home and ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
Liverpool Daily Post
Dementia diagnosis rates low: Hunt
Mr Hunt said that too many sufferers are "left in the dark" as he tasked NHS England with driving up diagnosis rates by 20% by 2015.
Regina Leader Post
Alzheimer Society of Saskatchewan's First Link program offers a bright spot of hope
Dani Goddard helps families that show up in crisis at the Pasqua Hospital's emergency department because their loved ones have dementia and they don't know where to go for help.
Mon May 13, 2013
Biomarker found for Alzheimers leading to early detection
A screening test for the early detection of Alzheimer's disease is close, according to Australian scientists.
Trimming the fat: For a better memory avoid sat fats, meat and dairy and increase omega-3
Avoiding saturated fat, meat and dairy, whilst increasing the intake of omega-3 may be linked to better preservation of memory functions, say researchers.
The Indian Express
Modern lifestyle causing dementia to strike at early age
Modern lifestyle is causing dementia and other brain diseases to strike at a younger age, with widespread use of computers, mobile phones and chemicals to blame, a new study has found.
Sat May 11, 2013
Obesity poses 'dementia time bomb'
Ever-growing waistlines could result in a big increase in the number of people who develop dementia in the future, researchers have warned.
Fear of Dementia
Far from abating Americans' concerns about Alzheimer's disease, public awareness of the disease has increased fears for many.
Fri May 10, 2013
William Ayres Case Heads to Trial, Again
A former San Mateo psychiatrist accused of molesting his male patients during examinations in the 1990s will go to trial next week, a judge confirmed Thursday.
A Cancer Drug May Help Treat Alzheimer's And Other Forms Of Dementia
There's no disguising the fact that once-promising drugs for treating Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, which together affect 5 million people in the U.S., have fizzled pretty dismally in recent months.
Research finds sharp rise of dementia, other neurological deaths in people under 74
Professor Colin Pritchard's latest research published in Public Health Journal has found that the sharp rise of dementia and other neurological deaths in people under 74 cannot be put down to the fact that we are living longer - the rise is because a higher proportion of old people are being affected by such conditions, and what is really alarming, ... (more)
Sun May 05, 2013
This diet is linked to thinking better and living longer
Science Daily reported this week that a study out of the University of Alabama at Birmingham suggests that a diet schedule like that proposed by the Mediterranean Diet, a diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids , might have a beneficial effect on memory preservation and the thinking abilities of individuals as they age.
Study finds berries clear amyloid brain tangles to help fight Alzheimer's dementia
Positive health benefits abound in the multi-colored flavonoids found in all berries, especially blueberries and strawberries.