Tag Archive: quality of life


August 11, 2015

How Brain Plaque Affects Your Memory

Beta-amyloid, a toxic protein when it builds up in the brain to form plaques, is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease.… Read More


August 11, 2015

Memory Tests May Predict Alzheimer’s 18 Years Down the Road

Low scores on tests of memory and thinking skills may predict the onset of Alzheimer’s disease 18 years later, a… Read More


June 17, 2015

Easing the Behavior Problems of Alzheimer’s Without Drugs

Agitation, aggression, irritability and other behavior problems are a common feature of Alzheimer’s and present unique challenges for family members… Read More


June 17, 2015

Fish Oils May Aid the Aging Brain

Many older adults make a point of eating fish or taking fish oil capsules in the hopes of keeping the… Read More


May 1, 2015

Insulin Nasal Spray Shows Promise as Alzheimer’s Treatment

A spray of insulin delivered deep into the nose improved memory and thinking skills in those with early Alzheimer’s disease.… Read More