ARCHIVED NEWS : 2008

Blood Sugar Linked to Aging Brain

December 30, 2008

Keeping blood sugar in check is not just a key to preventing diabetes. It may also help to keep the brain sharp into old age. Read More

A Starved Brain May Trigger Alzheimer’s Disease

December 29, 2008

A slow but persistent lack of nutrients in the brain may be a critical factor in causing some forms of Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. Read More

Can a Fast-Food Diet Hasten the Onset of Alzheimer’s?

December 29, 2008

Junk food high in fat, cholesterol and sugar could hasten the onset of Alzheimer's, new research suggest. Read More

Sleep Apnea Is a Concern in People With Alzheimer’s

December 29, 2008

Sleep apnea, a breathing disorder that affects some 20 million Americans, may be a problem for people with Alzheimer's, too. Read More

Razadyne Shows Modest Benefits for Severe Alzheimer’s

December 29, 2008

People in the advanced stages of Alzheimer's disease may benefit from the drug galantamine, according to a large new study from Europe. Read More

Surfing the Web May Be Good for the Brain

December 17, 2008

Lots of people search the Web for health and medical information, including information about Alzheimer's disease. Now, new research suggests that surfing the Internet may be good for the brain. Read More

High Blood Pressure and Diabetes Cut Survival in People With Alzheimer’s

December 17, 2008

People with Alzheimer's disease who also have diabetes or high blood pressure are more likely to die sooner than people without such disorders. Read More

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