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Diet and Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of the loss of memory and other cognitive abilities collectively known as dementia. There is no known food or diet that can prevent or cure Alzheimer’s dementia, but diet may help delay onset and slow progression.

What sets Alzheimer’s apart from other forms

A Guide Through Alzheimer’s Stages

A Guide Through Alzheimer’s Stages

People who have Alzheimer’s disease typically go through distinct phases in which symptoms gradually worsen. However, not everyone will go through all of the Alzheimer’s stages, nor progress through them at the same rate. For example, recent research has provided some evidence that in Alzheimer’s disease, the signs of dementia

Newsbriefs: Mind & Memory

Promising New Alzheimer’s Drug in Development
In a phase 2 clinical trial, an investigational drug, BAN2401 (Eisai, Japan; and Biogen, United States), administered at a dosage of 10 mg/kg biweekly significantly slowed the progression of Alzheimer’s disease and reduced the amount of accumulated beta-amyloid, a protein that forms plaques in the

Your Alzheimer’s Risk: The Impact of Personality

A recent study adds to evidence that people with specific personality characteristics may be more vulnerable to developing Alzheimer’s disease (AD). But interventions designed to change these traits may help lower AD risk.

“Much earlier research on risk factors for AD concentrated on issues such as physical health, educational background, and genetics,”

Grape Expectations

The folklore. The storied history of grapes runs deeper than the roots of the twisted vines themselves. Called the “fruit of the vine” in the bible, grapes are believed by some to be the fruit eaten by Eve in the Garden of Eden. Grapes also appear in hieroglyphics in Egyptian

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