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.
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.
Circadian rhythm disturbances in older adults may be markers of Alzheimer disease and its progression, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News
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.
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.
Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not.
The drug nilvadipine, used to treat hypertension, may bring hope in the fight to combat Alzheimer's disease, new research shows.
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.
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...
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...
This essay discusses lessons learned by being a caretaker for a grandparent with Alzheimer disease.