Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: December 2013

Copper May Play a Role in Alzheimer’s Disease
Do metals in our environment play a role in Alzheimer’s disease? A new study found that copper, found in drinking…
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Low Blood Sugar May Trigger Dementia in Those With Diabetes
Older adults with diabetes who experience severe episodes of low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia, are at increased risk of developing…
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Rhode Island Extends Paid Work Benefits to Caregivers
An innovative new law in Rhode Island, the Temporary Caregiver’s Insurance law, provides for paid time off for workers who…
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New Research from a Colleague of Our Medical Director
Dr. Sidney Strickland is a recognized leader in the study of vascular factors and their effects on Alzheimer’s disease. A…
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B Vitamins May Keep the Brain Robust
Numerous studies suggest that B vitamins may be good for the brain and help to preserve memory in old age.…
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Diet May Prime the Brain for Alzheimer’s
Nutrition experts have long advised against eating a sugar-rich diet high in saturated fats because it can lead to obesity,…
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