What are the benefits of curcumin, the substance that gives turmeric its bright orange color, for your cognitive health?
Antipsychotic drugs are most commonly used to treat mental health conditions like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, but they’re also often prescribed to patients with Alzheimer’s or dementia to alleviate some of the most difficult symptoms.
However, this may come with some negative side effects: A new study finds that people with dementia who were using antipsychotic drugs were more likely to spend time in the hospital than those who weren’t on antipsychotics.
When you hear the word diet, you might think only of weight loss. But a lifestyle diet can bring even greater benefits.
One option that belongs on your radar is the MIND diet created by researchers at Rush University in Chicago.
Speaking an extra language or two is more than just a cool party trick. It turns out that multilingualism may have a protective effect against dementia, according to data from a recent study out of The University of Waterloo in Canada. It was published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease in September 2019.
Imaging shows less brain deterioration in physically active people at high risk for dementia
Just about every day, there’s a new headline about this or that factor possibly contributing to Alzheimer’s Disease. Is it genetics, lifestyle, diet, chemical exposures, something else?
A half hour of aerobic exercise four to five times a week may prevent or slow cognitive decline in older adults who are at a high risk of developing Alzheimer’s, according to a study published Tuesday in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
This is a comprehensive report on the different non-pharmacological therapies potentially available, listing current, completed, and additional research that is necessary. If you like digging into the science and research behind prevention, you’ll find 13 pages of information to sink your teeth into!
The microbes in the gastrointestinal tract influence the immune system and the brain, possibly playing a role in the development of Alzheimer’s
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Plant-based foods are beneficial to the brain and may help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.