Every Bit of Physical Activity Helps
Vigorous exercise isn't the only physical activity that improves your health. Even activities like playing cards or sweeping can offer protective benefits well into your twilight years.
Soul Man's Soul Rests in Peace
Sweet Caroline. Dock of the Bay. Soul Man. Suspicious Minds. Angel of Harlem. Let's Stay Together. Mustang Sally. You know the singers, but do you know who played those soulful horns?
The Basics of Alzheimer’s Disease
According to the National Institute on Aging, an estimated 5.1 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease. Symptoms typically develop in people over 60 and can interfere with daily life dramatically as the disease progresses.
Mapping the Brain With Dementia
While finding effective treatments for Alzheimer's continues to challenge researchers, using MRI images to predict how the disease and other dementias spread may be closer at hand.
Extending the use of Aricept for Alzheimer’s
Aricept ( donepezil ) is currently approved for mild to moderate Alzheimer’s Disease and is commonly taken by people in early stages of the disease. New research extends the use of the drug for people in moderate to severe stages of the disease.
Long-term Effects of Chronic Stress
Prolonged periods of stress can have negative effects on the human body - but the extent of these effects is still being explored. New data suggests that chronic stress may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
Computer Model Predicts Dementia
Recent research has revealed much about the inner workings of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Now, a computer program has been developed that can predict when specific symptoms may occur.
Early Markers for Alzheimer’s Disease
There is no cure for Alzheimer's disease, but new insights are being made into the nature of the disease regularly. Now, researchers believe they have taken another step forward in being able to detect early signs before memory loss symptoms appear.
Damaging Alzheimer's Proteins Further Studied
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but new and advanced research provides insights that could lead to more effective treatment and early recognition of the disease.
Making Alzheimer's a Better Memory
Could this dream come true? A medication that's currently approved for one disease could make Alzheimer's disease nothing more than a nightmarish memory.