Red wine, dark chocolate and raspberries could slow effects of Alzheimer's: Chemical in foods 'protects the brain from damage'

Reservatrol, naturally-occurring in some foods, strengthens the blood-brain barrier - protecting the brain from harmful molecules, a study by Georgetown University Medical Centre found.
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As researchers continue to hunt for ways to treat or prevent Alzheimer ’s disease, one study has shown promise in slowing the progression of the disease.
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Circadian rhythm disturbances in older adults may be markers of Alzheimer disease and its progression, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News
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Researchers don't know whether the finding related to the drug nilvadipine can translate into any benefits for patients. But future studies should look into that possibility, they said.
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Changes to two kinds of sleep brain waves that tend to occur with age predict the build up of tau tangles and beta-amyloid plaques -harbingers of Alzheimer's - a new UC Berkeley study suggests.
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Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not.
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The drug nilvadipine, used to treat hypertension, may bring hope in the fight to combat Alzheimer's disease, new research shows.
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A study by Radboud University in the Netherlands found the hypertension medication Nilvadipine widens arteries, which allows more oxygen-rich blood to reach the brain.
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MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- For patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer disease, treatment with nilvadipine lowers systolic blood pressure and increases cerebral blood flow (CBF) in the hippocampus, according to a study published online June 17 in...
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MONDAY, June 17, 2019 -- Treatment with blood pressure medication can improve blood flow to a key brain region in people with Alzheimer's disease, a small clinical trial has found. Researchers stressed that they do not know whether the brain finding...
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This essay discusses lessons learned by being a caretaker for a grandparent with Alzheimer disease.
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