Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Prevention and Wellness

Certain Foods May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease

July 31, 2010 Researchers in New York studied the diets of older men and women and found that certain foods may be especially effective in helping to protect against Alzheimer’s. The findings appeared online in the Archives of Neurology, a … Continue reading

Feeling Like Your Life Has Purpose May Protect Against Alzheimer’s

Men and women who have a great sense of purpose in their lives appear to be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s in old age… Continue reading

Certain Foods May Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Certain foods may be especially effective in helping to protect against Alzheimer’s. Continue reading

Can a Nutritional Drink Help People With Alzheimer’s?

An experimental nutritional drink is being tested that aims to boost the cognitive abilities of those with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading

Belly Fat in Middle Age Increases Alzheimer’s Risk

Women who store fat on their waist in their 40s and 50s are more than twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease in old age than their thin-waisted peers. Continue reading

Doing Crossword Puzzles May Help Delay Alzheimer’s Onset

A new study adds to a growing body of evidence that mentally challenging activities like word games, playing cards, reading and writing may delay the rapid memory loss that occurs with Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading

Eating Fish Boosts Brain Health

There’s more good news on the fish front: A large study conducted in developing countries found that a diet rich in fish may lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia… Continue reading

Obesity Linked to Alzheimer’s

Being overweight or obese leads to brain shrinkage in old age and, researchers say, and increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease… Continue reading

Lack of Sleep May Increase Risk of Alzheimer’s

Sleep deprivation may be bad for the brain, a new study in mice suggests… Continue reading

Knowing Your Risk for Alzheimer’s

Would you want to know your risk for Alzheimer’s disease? New genetic tests make it possible to learn if you carry a gene that make you susceptible to developing severe memory loss and problems with thinking in old age. Continue reading