Eating for your MIND: Scientists combine the Mediterranean and DASH diets to prevent cognitive decline

(Natural News) At least one in eight people older than 65 in the U.S. has Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. However, according to a study, a group of scientists has formulated a “hybrid diet” that can help prevent cognitive decline. According to their findings, the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Diet Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diet, which combines...
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Publication date: August 2018Source: Alzheimer's &Dementia, Volume 14, Issue 8Author(s):
Source: Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2018Source: Alzheimer's &Dementia, Volume 14, Issue 8Author(s):
Source: Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2018Source: Alzheimer's &Dementia, Volume 14, Issue 8Author(s):
Source: Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2018Source: Alzheimer's &Dementia, Volume 14, Issue 8Author(s):
Source: Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2018Source: Alzheimer's &Dementia, Volume 14, Issue 8Author(s):
Source: Alzheimer's and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association - Category: Geriatrics Source Type: research
Molecules, Vol. 23, Pages 2033: Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of New Cholinesterase Inhibitors for Alzheimer’s Disease Molecules doi: 10.3390/molecules23082033 Authors: Weiam Hussein Begüm Nurpelin Sağlık Serkan Levent Büşra Korkut Sinem Ilgın Yusuf Özkay Zafer Asım Kaplancıklı Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder mostly influencing the elderly, and causes death due to dementia. The main pathogenic feature connected with the progression of this multifactorial disease is the weakening of the cholinergic system in the brain. Cholinesterase (C...
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 Some types of dementia are reversible: The National Institutes of Health says that some types of dementia can be stopped or reversed with treatment. Normal pressure hydrocephalus, caused by excess cerebrospinal fluid, can be helped by surgical intervention. Some drugs, vitamin deficiencies, alcohol abuse, depression, and brain tumors can cause dementia-like symptoms. Most of these causes respond to treatment. View complete sideshow on HealthCentral about all of the different types of dementia - including Alzheimer's: MedicareFAQ – Medicare Resource Center Support a caregiver or jump-start discussion in sup...
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Publication date: Available online 13 August 2018Source: Alzheimer's &DementiaAuthor(s): Anna Marseglia, Laura Fratiglioni, Grégoria Kalpouzos, Rui Wang, Lars Bäckman, Weili XuAbstractIntroductionThe impact of prediabetes and diabetes on cognitive decline and the potential underlying mechanisms remain unclear. We investigated whether prediabetes and diabetes accelerate cognitive decline and brain aging, and the initial pathological changes linked to microvascular processes.MethodsNine-year longitudinal data from the Swedish National Study on Aging and Care-Kungsholmen (n = 2746, age ≥60 years) ...
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Publication date: Available online 13 August 2018Source: Alzheimer's &DementiaAuthor(s): Gaël Nicolas, Rocio Acuna-Hidalgo, Michael J. Keogh, Olivier Quenez, Marloes Steehouwer, Stefan Lelieveld, Stéphane Rousseau, Anne-Claire Richard, Manon S. Oud, Florent Marguet, Annie Laquerrière, Chris M. Morris, Johannes Attems, Colin Smith, Olaf Ansorge, Safa Al Sarraj, Thierry Frebourg, Dominique Campion, Didier Hannequin, David WallonAbstractIntroductionA minority of patients with sporadic early-onset Alzheimer's disease (AD) exhibit de novo germ line mutations in the autosomal dominant genes such as APP, PS...
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Behind every good caregiving intention is usually a fair amount of love and caring.By Paula Spencer ScottAlzheimer's Reading RoomAre you sometimes nagged by the question,Am I getting this right?What is the Difference Between Alzheimer ’s and DementiaSubscribe to the Alzheimer's Reading RoomEmail:Few of us cast into the role of Alzheimer's caregiver have training or experience in dealing with the many difficult decision we face each day.Should Dad stay on the combination of Aricept and Namenda?Which child's house would be best for him to live in?Is it better for him if we don't bring him on vacation with us?Do we go a...
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