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Results tagged “Alzheimer's disease” from Natural Health News

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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may alleviate symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease



Treatment has potential to correct behavioral and physical deficits associated with the disease Date: December 5, 2017 Source: American Friends of Tel Aviv University Summary: A new study reveals that hyperbaric oxygen treatments may alleviate symptoms experienced by patients...

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Trace elements of lithium in drinking water linked to longer life in Alzheimer's patients



Date: December 5, 2017 Source: IOS Press Summary: Trace elements of lithium in drinking water may slow death rates from Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests. Rates of diabetes and obesity, which are important risk factors for Alzheimer's disease, also...

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Is Fasting a key for the brain?



The So-Called "Hunger Hormone" May Be A Powerful Ally In The Fight Against Alzheimer's   When it's nearing 3 p.m. and you start craving the cookies someone left in the office kitchen, that's ghrelin at work. This chemical is produced by the...

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Seven steps to keep your brain healthy from childhood to old age



Seven steps to keep your brain healthy from childhood to old age Date: September 7, 2017 Source: American Heart Association Summary: A set of simple steps that promote heart health, called Life's Simple 7, can also foster ideal brain health,...

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Alzheimer's gene associated with failure to adapt to cognitive challenge in healthy adults



    Alzheimer's gene associated with failure to adapt to cognitive challenge in healthy adults Date: June 26, 2017 Source: Society for Neuroscience Summary: Healthy adults carrying the gene APOE4 -- the strongest known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease...

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Daily consumption of tea may protect the elderly from cognitive decline



Daily consumption of tea may protect the elderly from cognitive decline, study suggests Date: March 16, 2017 Source: National University of Singapore Summary: Tea drinking reduces the risk of cognitive impairment in older persons by 50 per cent and as...

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Magnesium ions show promise in slowing progression of Alzheimer's disease in mice



Magnesium ions show promise in slowing progression of Alzheimer's disease in mice   Magnesium ions may slow the progression of the disease by disrupting the development of amyloid plaques, research suggests  In mouse models Alzheimer's disease, oral administration of...

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Amyloid PET may lead to better treatment for Alzheimer's patients



Amyloid PET may lead to better treatment for Alzheimer's patients Date: New research presented during the 2015 annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) demonstrates that amyloid positron emission tomography (amyloid PET) scans of the...

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Sleep may be a missing piece in the Alzheimer's disease puzzle.



Sleep may be a missing piece in the Alzheimer's disease puzzle. Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have found compelling evidence that poor sleep -- particularly a deficit of the deep, restorative slumber needed to hit the save button...

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New study postulates the role of dietary advanced glycation end products in the risk of Alzheimer's diseas



New study postulates the role of dietary advanced glycation end products in the risk of Alzheimer's disease A new paper published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease provides evidence that cooking foods at high temperatures increases the risk of Alzheimer's...

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Fight against Alzheimer's disease: New research on walnuts



Fight against Alzheimer's disease: New research on walnuts A new animal study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicates that a diet including walnuts may have a beneficial effect in reducing the risk, delaying the onset, slowing the progression...

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Can Certain Herbs Stave Off Alzheimer's Disease?



Nov. 15, 2013 -- Enhanced extracts made from special antioxidants in spearmint and rosemary improve learning and memory, a study in an animal model at Saint Louis University found. "We found that these proprietary compounds reduce deficits caused by...

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Enzyme May Be Important in Predicting Alzheimer's Disease



Dec. 12, 2013 -- The critical enzyme beta-secretase1 (BACE1) is known to be elevated in brains with sporadic Alzheimer disease (AD). Scientists have now found increased levels of BACE1 in brains with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), suggesting that BACE1...

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Several Forms of Vitamin E Protect Against Memory Disorders, Study Says



Jan. 7, 2014 -- Elderly people with high serum vitamin E levels are less likely to suffer from memory disorders than their peers with lower levels, according to a study published recently in Experimental Gerontology. According to the researchers,...

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Omega-3 Dietary Supplements Pass Blood-Brain Barrier



Dec. 4, 2013 -- New research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that omega-3 fatty acids in dietary supplements can cross the blood brain barrier in people with Alzheimer's disease, affecting known markers for both the disease itself and inflammation. The...

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Eating Lots of Carbs, Sugar May Raise Risk of Cognitive Impairment



ScienceDaily (Oct. 16, 2012) -- People 70 and older who eat food high in carbohydrates have nearly four times the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, and the danger also rises with a diet heavy in sugar, Mayo Clinic...

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Chinese Meditation Prompts Double Positive Punch in Brain White Matter



ScienceDaily (June 13, 2012) -- A Texas Tech University scientist studying the Chinese mindfulness meditation known as integrative body-mind training (IBMT) said he and other researchers have confirmed and expanded on changes in structural efficiency of white matter in...

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Daily Physical Activity May Reduce Alzheimer's Disease Risk at Any Age



  ScienceDaily (Apr. 18, 2012) -- Daily physical activity may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline, even in people over the age of 80, according to a new study by neurological researchers from Rush University Medical...

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Antioxidant Has Potential in the Alzheimer's Fight



  ScienceDaily (Dec. 14, 2011) -- When you cut an apple and leave it out, it turns brown. Squeeze the apple with lemon juice, an antioxidant, and the process slows down. Simply put, that same "browning" process-known as oxidative...

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Study Evaluates Intranasal Insulin Therapy for Adults With Mild Cognitive Impairment or Alzheimer's



ScienceDaily (Sep. 13, 2011) -- Intranasal insulin therapy appears to provide some benefit for cognitive function in patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Neurology, one of the...

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Natural Chemical Found in Grapes May Protect Against Alzheimer's Disease



  ScienceDaily (July 18, 2011) -- Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that grape seed polyphenols -- a natural antioxidant -- may help prevent the development or delay the progression of Alzheimer's disease. The research, led...

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Higher Levels of Social Activity Decrease the Risk of Cognitive Decline



Higher Levels of Social Activity Decrease the Risk of Cognitive DeclineScienceDaily (Apr. 26, 2011) -- If you want to keep your brain healthy, it turns out that visiting friends, attending parties, and even going to church might be just as...

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High Cholesterol and Blood Pressure in Middle Age Tied to Early Memory Problems



High Cholesterol and Blood Pressure in Middle Age Tied to Early Memory ProblemsScienceDaily (Feb. 22, 2011) -- Middle-age men and women who have cardiovascular issues, such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, may not only be at risk for...

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Protective Properties of Green Tea Uncovered



Protective Properties of Green Tea UncoveredScienceDaily (Jan. 5, 2011) -- Regularly drinking green tea could protect the brain against developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, according to latest research by scientists at Newcastle University.The study, published in the academic...

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High Levels of 'Good' Cholesterol May Be Associated With Lower Risk of Alzheimer's Disease



High Levels of 'Good' Cholesterol May Be Associated With Lower Risk of Alzheimer's Disease ScienceDaily (Dec. 15, 2010) -- High levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), also known as "good" cholesterol, appear to be associated with a reduced risk for Alzheimer's...

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Importance of Exercise for Those at Special Risk for Alzheimer's



Importance of Exercise for Those at Special Risk for Alzheimer'sScienceDaily (Nov. 19, 2010) -- In a study that included healthy 65- to 85-years-old who carried a high-risk gene for Alzheimer's disease, those who exercised showed greater brain activity in memory-related...

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Daily Dose of Beet Juice Promotes Brain Health in Older Adults



Daily Dose of Beet Juice Promotes Brain Health in Older AdultsScienceDaily (Nov. 2, 2010) -- Researchers for the first time have shown that drinking beet juice can increase blood flow to the brain in older adults -- a finding that...

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B-Complex Vitamins May Help Slow Progression of Dementia



B-Complex Vitamins May Help Slow Progression of Dementia ScienceDaily (Oct. 28, 2010) -- Large doses of B-complex vitamins could reduce the rate of brain shrinkage by half in elderly people with memory problems and slow the progression of dementia A...

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vitamin b12 and alzeheimer's disease



ScienceDaily (Oct. 18, 2010) -- A new study shows that vitamin B12 may protect against Alzheimer's disease, adding more evidence to the scientific debate about whether the vitamin is effective in reducing the risk of memory loss.The research will be...

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Compound in Celery, Peppers Reduces Age-Related Memory Deficits



Compound in Celery, Peppers Reduces Age-Related Memory DeficitsScienceDaily (Oct. 18, 2010) -- A diet rich in the plant compound luteolin reduces age-related inflammation in the brain and related memory deficits by directly inhibiting the release of inflammatory molecules in the...

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Preserve your Memory with walking



ScienceDaily (Oct. 13, 2010) -- New research suggests that walking at least six miles per week may protect brain size and in turn, preserve memory in old age, according to a study published in the October 13, 2010, online issue...

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Low Testosterone Linked to Alzheimer's Disease



Low Testosterone Linked to Alzheimer's Disease ScienceDaily (Oct. 5, 2010) -- Low levels of the male sex hormone, testosterone, in older men is associated with the onset of Alzheimer's disease, according to research by a team that includes a Saint...

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Berry Good



Eating Berries May Activate the Brain's Natural Housekeeper for Healthy AgingScienceDaily (Aug. 24, 2010) -- Scientists have reported the first evidence that eating blueberries, strawberries, and acai berries may help the aging brain stay healthy in a crucial but previously...

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Healthy Diet Could Slow or Reverse Early Effects of Alzheimer's Disease



Healthy Diet Could Slow or Reverse Early Effects of Alzheimer's DiseaseScienceDaily (June 8, 2010) -- Patients in the early to moderate stages of Alzheimer's Disease could have their cognitive impairment slowed or even reversed by switching to a healthier diet,...

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Mediterranean Diet Has Mind-Boosting Benefits



Mediterranean Diet Has Mind-Boosting Benefits By Jane Hart, MD Healthnotes Newswire (May 13, 2010)--Well known for its heart health and cancer protection benefits, the Mediterranean diet may also be good for the mind. A new report, published in Current Opinion...

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How Dark Chocolate May Guard Against Brain Injury from Stroke



How Dark Chocolate May Guard Against Brain Injury from StrokeScienceDaily (May 5, 2010) -- Researchers at Johns Hopkins have discovered that a compound in dark chocolate may protect the brain after a stroke by increasing cellular signals already known to...

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