Menopause may trigger Alzheimer’s disease

Menopause may trigger Alzheimer’s disease

Author: Ana Sandoiu / Source: Medical News Today Menopause may bring about important neurological changes that need to be addressed urgently, suggests new research. A new study highlights the metabolic changes that occur in the brains of menopausal and perimenopausal...
Alzheimer’s: Targeting ApoE gene may ‘stop the disease’

Alzheimer’s: Targeting ApoE gene may ‘stop the disease’

Author: Ana Sandoiu / Source: Medical News Today New research suggests that reducing the expression of the ApoE gene may stop the brain damage associated with Alzheimer’s disease. A new study published in the journal Nature has uncovered a new role for a gene...
Lag in Brain Donation Hampers Understanding of Dementia in Blacks

Lag in Brain Donation Hampers Understanding of Dementia in Blacks

Author: Anna Gorman / Source: Next Avenue Dorothy Reeves, 79, helps feed her husband, Levi, who has Lewy body dementia. Reeves, a former schoolteacher, initially declined brain donation but later agreed — for both her and her husband. Credit: Anna Gorman/KHN (This...
High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia Risk

High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia Risk

Source: medlineplus.gov WEDNESDAY, Sept. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Having magnesium levels that are too high or too low may put you at risk for Alzheimer’s and other dementias, Dutch researchers report. In a study of more than 9,500 men and women, the...
Alzheimer’s group creating veterans network

Alzheimer’s group creating veterans network

Author: Tribune-Review / Source: TribLIVE.com Updated 1 hour ago Their military service puts many veterans at an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease, an advocacy group says in a new report. Post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injuries and other...