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The Benefits of Having a Nap

The Benefits of Having a Nap

A recent CNN article described the benefits of having a nap. When you had poor sleep in the previous night, a noonday nap is a great way to recharge your energies. But many people chronically get less than 7 or 8 hours of sleep at night, so they are always sleep-deprived. They, too ca
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Cold Shock Protein from Cold Water Exposure May Cure Alzheimer’s

Cold Shock Protein from Cold Water Exposure May Cure Alzheimer’s

New research from the University of Cambridge showed that cold shock protein from cold water exposure may cure Alzheimer’s disease. Cold shock proteins were first detected in bacterial cultures when the temperature was dropped from 37 degrees Celsius to 10 degrees. Subsequently resear
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Gum Disease is a Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Gum Disease is a Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

A study from July 2020 confirmed that gum disease is a risk for Alzheimer’s disease. This study was based on the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES III, 1988-1994). Researchers followed more than 6000 patients for up to 26 years. The degree of chronic ging
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Target 12 Risk Factors Throughout Life to Prevent Dementia Later

Target 12 Risk Factors Throughout Life to Prevent Dementia Later

At the 2020 Alzheimer Disease Conference the recommendation was to target 12 risk factors throughout life to prevent dementia later. 28 world-leading experts on Alzheimer’s disease added 3 new risk factors to the previously established 9 risk factors for dementia: excessive alcohol in
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New Insights into Alzheimer’s Disease

New Insights into Alzheimer’s Disease

Notably, research from Bonn, Germany and Rome, Italy has led to new insights into Alzheimer’s disease. In particular, this review summarizes it. We know from many other studies that Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that interferes with the normal function of the brai
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Mediterranean Diet Prevents the Decrease of Cognitive Function with Age

Mediterranean Diet Prevents the Decrease of Cognitive Function with Age

A new study found that a Mediterranean diet prevents the decrease of cognitive function with age. A medical journal (Alzheimer’s and Dementia) published the results. Accordingly, this medical news story was reviewed here. Two studies on Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) and
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Aerobic Exercise Against Alzheimer's

Aerobic Exercise Against Alzheimer’s

A 1-year randomized clinical trial showed aerobic exercise against Alzheimer’s is effective in preserving brain volume. Researchers assigned a total of 70 patients 55 and older with mild cognitive impairment to either a group that did regular aerobic exercises or a group that did stre
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New Alzheimer’s Test Finds The Disease 10 Years Earlier

New Alzheimer’s Test Finds The Disease 10 Years Earlier

A research team from Washington University, St. Louis, MO stated that a new Alzheimer’s test finds the disease 10 years earlier. The university is cooperating with an international group of scientists. They included the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases in Tübingen, Germany
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New Alzheimer’s Blood Test

New Alzheimer’s Blood Test

A research team in Australia and Japan has developed a new Alzheimer’s blood test. It detects circulating amyloid beta, a toxic protein known to be responsible for the development of Alzheimer’s disease. A research team from Cambridge University has recently done research with the tau
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Researchers Examined Alzheimer’s Disease By PET Scanner

Researchers Examined Alzheimer’s Disease By PET Scanner

Researchers examined Alzheimer’s disease by PET scanner at the Cambridge University. They found interesting new data about the tau protein that damages the memory center in Alzheimer’s patients. There are two proteins that accumulate in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The first on
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