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The particle that assists workout secure the brain from Alzheimer’s

The particle that assists workout secure the brain from Alzheimer’s

Sometimes data behaves so nicely, lining up just the way you want it to. In 2012, irisin was identified as a molecular messenger induced by exercise. In 2013, irisin was found to stimulate genes in the hippocampus, a region of the brain essential for making and storing memories. In 2017, epidemiological studies indicated that exercise…
The Mathematical Battle Versus Alzheimer’s Illness

The Mathematical Battle Versus Alzheimer’s Illness

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Illustration of complex signal processing occurring in the brain.  Photocredit: Getty Royalty-FreeGetty In the U.S. alone, Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death, according to the Alzheimer's Association's website, which also states "1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer's or another dementia. It kills more…
A Professional Photographer Turns A Lens On His Dad’s Alzheimer’s

A Professional Photographer Turns A Lens On His Dad’s Alzheimer’s

Stephen and Gene DiRado — a son and his father — in Marlborough, Mass., Oct. 29, 1998. Stephen DiRado hide caption toggle caption Stephen DiRado Stephen and Gene DiRado — a son and his father — in Marlborough, Mass., Oct. 29, 1998. Stephen DiRado At first, Stephen DiRado thought his dad was dealing with depression.…
Language Barrier Implies Millions Of Elderly Can’t Gain access to Alzheimer’s Trials

Language Barrier Implies Millions Of Elderly Can’t Gain access to Alzheimer’s...

Getting people of different ethnicities and cultural backgrounds into clinical trials is not only a question of equity, doctors say. It's also a scientific imperative to make sure candidate drugs work and are safe in a broad cross-section of people. Richard Bailey/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Richard Bailey/Getty Images Getting people of different ethnicities…
Installing Proof Hyperlinks Sleep Disruption To Alzheimer’s Illness

Installing Proof Hyperlinks Sleep Disruption To Alzheimer’s Illness

Once again researchers have found evidence of the critical role quality sleep plays on our overall health. And addressing the common causes of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) could have huge implications for the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER ADVERTISEMENT From sleep apnea which, left untreated, can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease,…
15 typical misunderstandings and unexpected truths about dementia and Alzheimer’s illness

15 typical misunderstandings and unexpected truths about dementia and Alzheimer’s illness

Sometimes memory loss isn't a symptom of dementia until it is very advanced. The type of dementia Terry Pratchett had, for example, affected how his brain interpreted vision from his eyes. "So actually he didn't have memory loss until the late stages, but he couldn't really see at all," Phipps said. "So he couldn't type,…
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