Tag Archive "alzheimers"

Past Psychiatric Ills Don’t Raise Alzheimer’s Risk: Study

MONDAY, April 10, 2017 — Having a mental health disorder doesn’t mean a person will develop Alzheimer’s disease later in like, a new study suggests. ...

Can Air Pollution Heighten Alzheimer’s Risk?

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 1, 2017 — Air pollution may cause more than just lung disease: New research suggests that if tiny particles in the air from ...

Bilingual People May Have Edge Against Alzheimer’s

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — People who speak two or more languages appear to weather the ravages of ...

Treatments for Alzheimer’s Proving Elusive

Dec. 13, 2016 — Finding a treatment to reverse or stop Alzheimer’s disease is proving elusive. The success rate for Alzheimer’s drugs is .5%. There’s ...

Test Predicting Alzheimer’s Would Be Welcome, Survey Finds

TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 — If a test could tell them they were going to develop Alzheimer’s disease, most American seniors would take it, a ...

Can Marijuana Treat Alzheimer’s?

  A recent study conducted at Salk Institute for Biological Studies showed that medical marijuana might be a potentially effective treatment for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. According ...

Deep Brain Stimulation for Early Alzheimer’s?

Although treatment seems safe, benefit isn’t yet clear WebMD News from HealthDay By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Deep ...

Deep Brain Stimulation Tested for Early Alzheimer’s

THURSDAY July 28, 2016, 2016 — Deep brain stimulation appears safe for people with early Alzheimer’s disease — and might even slow down memory loss ...

Can Marijuana Treat Alzheimer’s?

  A recent study conducted at Salk Institute for Biological Studies showed that medical marijuana might be a potentially effective treatment for patients with Alzheimer’s disease. According ...

People-Oriented Jobs May Help Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

SUNDAY July 24, 2016, 2016 — Brain-challenging jobs — especially ones focused on people — may help shield a person’s mind against the ravages of ...

Women May Be More Resilient to Effects of Alzheimer’s Genes

SUNDAY July 24, 2016, 2016 — Certain gene variants are known to raise a person’s risk of Alzheimer’s disease. But a new study finds that ...

Alzheimer’s May Hamper Ability to Perceive Pain

WEDNESDAY July 20, 2016, 2016 — Alzheimer’s disease may affect people’s ability to recognize when they are in pain, a new study shows. Undetected pain ...

FAQ: What Is Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease?

By Matt SmithWebMD Health News July 7, 2016 — A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is devastating enough. A diagnosis at a relatively young age adds ...

Early Alzheimer’s Linked to Brain ‘Leakage’

Normally, blood-brain barrier prevents this from happening WebMD News from HealthDay By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 31, 2016 (HealthDay News) — People in ...

Even Gardening or Dancing May Cut Alzheimer’s Risk

Any regular physical activity is linked to a healthier brain, study suggests WebMD News from HealthDay By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 11, 2016 ...

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