Alzheimer’s & Dementia

How are healing an Alzheimer’s nearby?

Jan 13, 2017 | | Say something

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Blood tests may help with the diagnosis of Alzheimer

Jan 8, 2017 | | Say something

A new blood test has been devised by scientists who could play a decisive role in determining whether individuals have the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Experts from King’s College London have identified a group of ten proteins found in the blood which can predict whether people with memory problems will develop the degenerative disease in […more]

Sir Terry Pratchett cancels appearance due to Alzheimer

Jan 6, 2017 | | Say something

Sir Terry Pratchett has announced he will not attend a conference this summer as a result of Alzheimer’s disease . The popular author was diagnosed with posterior cortical atrophy towards the end of 2007, which has been referred to since as “the embuggerance”. He made the announcement on its website, admitting he was “very sad” […more]

intellectual stimulation means against Alzheimer’s?

Dec 31, 2016 | | Say something

People who keep mentally active may help fight Alzheimer’s disease, even if they are genetically prone to develop it. In a study at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota found that people who went to college, worked on the most demanding tasks and remained intellectually stimulated could prevent degenerative disease of up to ten years, […more]

Glen Campbell needs full-time care for Alzheimer

Dec 30, 2016 | | Say something

Country music star Glen Campbell now requires full-time professional care because of their Alzheimer’s disease is progressing. His wife Kim told the Associated Press that she was doing what was in their best interests, even though some family members disagreed. The 78-year-old singer was diagnosed with this form of cognitive impairment in 2011 and can […more]

Alzheimer Society welcomes Cameron’s promise

Dec 29, 2016 | | Say something

The Alzheimer’s Society has welcomed the Prime Minister promise to double the amount spent on research of dementia in 2025. David Cameron spoke yesterday (June 19) in the Global dementia legacy event in London on plans to increase the level of research, particularly in light of the enormous advances they have done with cancer treatments […more]

Scientists take new approach for the treatment of Alzheimer

Dec 24, 2016 | | Say something

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have discovered potential to guide the development of future methods a new look treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Professor Gong Chen and his team found that there was a very high level of a neurotransmitter in the brain dead patients who had this type of cognitive impairment. This neurotransmitter called gamma-aminobutyric […more]

Music recognition game launched to tackle Alzheimer

Dec 22, 2016 | | Say something

An online music game the survey launched in Manchester an attempt to help treat Alzheimer’s disease. The Manchester Evening News reports the Museum of Science and Industry has released “Hooked on Music ‘, which contains four games – Selecting the most catchy tune, silencing of a song, seeing whether or can not be maintained over […more]

Alzheimer prevention trial starts

Dec 18, 2016 | | Say something

A trial has begun in the US to see whether you have Alzheimer’s disease can be prevented. Healthy individuals aged between 65 and 85 are being sought to take part in the research, whose brains may suggest that they are susceptible to some form of cognitive impairment in the future. The test objective is to […more]