Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Disease
Bloomberg News reports, “People who are genetically susceptible to developing Alzheimer’s disease may be able to reduce their risk with exercise,” according to a study published in the Archives of Neurology.
ABC News reports on its website that according to a study presented at the Radiological Society of North America’s annual meeting, “eating baked or broiled fish may help fight the brain shrinkage and cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease.”
The CNN “The Chart” blog reports that “a deficiency in vitamin B12 is associated with memory and thinking problems, as well as brain shrinkage,” according to a study published in the journal Neurology.
USA Today reports that, according to a study published by the Archives of Internal Medicine, “heavy smoking in midlife more than doubles your odds of developing Alzheimer’s disease.” For the study, researchers from Kaiser Permanente “evaluated the records of 21,123 … Continue reading
It may soon be easier to predict which patients 65 and older will develop Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, researchers said – at least compared with current methods of prediction. More Information:
MedPage is reporting that the give and take of marriage may be enough to stave off Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive impairment – based upon a prospective population-based study which found that people living alone from midlife on were almost … Continue reading
HealthDay News is reporting a stunning study from the Boston University School of Medicine finding that the use of a particular class of blood pressure drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) is associated with lower incidence and slower progression of … Continue reading