Reducing Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

What is the second most feared disease next to cancer?  You’ve probably guessed correctly if you said Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia characterized by a loss of memory, … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s Linked to Four Genes

Four genes have been recently linked to Alzheimer’s disease, the degenerative brain disorder affecting many of today’s seniors.  A recent article published by the Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics … [Read more...]

Who’s at Risk for Alzheimer’s?

GE Healthcare and Johnson & Johnson want to know who's at risk for Alzheimer's.  These two companies have teamed up to research methods of detecting Alzheimer's disease in patients. This sounds … [Read more...]

Smoking Significantly Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Smoking is a significant risk factor for developing Alzheimer's disease according to a report published by University of California - San Francisco.  These findings contradict other tobacco industry … [Read more...]

Copper Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

A study conducted by University of Michigan researchers has indicated that an accumulation of copper in the body may increase risk of Alzheimer's disease, heart disease and diabetes.  Copper pipes are … [Read more...]

What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease?

The true cause of Alzheimer's disease is not fully known.  Research continues to fully understand the cause of Alzheimer's but there are certain characteristics that characterize the onset of … [Read more...]

Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk Linked to Appetite Hormone

Alzheimer's disease risk is lower in people with high levels of the appetite hormone leptin according to research conducted at Boston University School of Medicine. Alzheimer's disease developed in … [Read more...]

Brain Plaques Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

Recent U.S. studies have shown an increased Alzheimer's disease risk in healthy people having brain plaques. The formation of amyloid brain plaques have long been associated with Alzheimer's … [Read more...]