Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: July 2011

gSAP: A Key Protein in Plaque Formation
By: www.ALZinfo.org Dr. Gen He and Dr. Paul Greengard of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research laboratory have discovered a…
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Early memory problems may indicate Alzheimer’s
By: www.ALZinfo.org In the January 11, 2010 issue of the journal Alzheimer’s and Dementia, Dr. Barry Reisberg and his…
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Jogging the Memory with Fun Fitness Ideas
By Michelle Porter Tiernan Dancing, gardening and playing games can be good exercise for any age. For people with Alzheimer’s…
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The Power of Exercising in Water
By: www.ALZinfo.org Whether it’s the hypnotic shimmer of light dancing off a lazy pond or the rhythmic pulse of a…
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The Healing Power of Yoga
By Michelle Porter Tiernan Three women in their 60s and 70s recline on their backs on yoga mats with their…
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Pilates and the Mind-Body Connection
By Michelle Porter Tiernan Pilates is an exercise for all ages. No one illustrated that better than creator Joseph Pilates.…
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Graceful Exercise: Tai Chi
By Jason Schneider Exercise is important for people of all ages, but can be especially beneficial to people with memory…
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The 10 Best Questions for Living with Alzheimer’s
Ask the Experts: Dr. Dede Bonner Question: My father was just diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Does he now need to
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Mothers, Fathers and Alzheimer’s Disease
Having a parent with Alzheimer’s disease increases your risk of developing the disease yourself. But people whose mothers had Alzheimer’s…
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A Blood Test to Detect Memory Decline
Increasingly, researchers are thinking of Alzheimer’s as a disease that begins years before the onset of memory loss and thinking…
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Learning Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease
Scientists continue to make advances in new tests that may predict for Alzheimer’s disease, in some cases years before memory…
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