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Friday, August 7

Sound-Stimulation for Dementia

VIDEO:

A STIMULATING THERAPY could be music to ears with Alzheimer's. In dementia, sound-stimulation at 40 hertz appears to increase cognition, clarity and alertness. See more.

Thursday, August 6

Still Alice's Extraordinary Speech

INSPIRING VIDEO:

Alice gives the Alzheimer's speech of a lifetime.

Flu & Pneumonia Vaccine Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer's

Did you get your flu shot? Doing that and following your doctor's advice to get a vaccination for pneumonia can significantly cut your risk of Alzheimer's, according to exciting research reported at the 2020 Alzheimer's Association International Conference. Read on to find out more.

Wednesday, August 5

25 Ways to MEND Memory

Twenty five
HEALTH ARTICLE, 25-POINT CHECKLIST:

MEND is UCLA's 25-step personalized program to reverse memory loss. Nine of 10 participants displayed significant memory improvements. Learn how. Includes a chart summing-up the 25 steps.

Tuesday, August 4

What Do Aricept, Exelon & Razadyne Do?

Teepa Snow
DEMENTIA MEDICATIONS VIDEO:

See Teepa Snow talk about the top medications for Alzheimer's & dementia. In plain English, she explores what they do and how they work. Get clarity on Aricept, Exelon and Razadyne (generic donepezil, rivastigmine and galantamine).

Monday, August 3

Sugar & Dementia Connect on 17 Levels

Sweetened soda and brain scan
ASTONISHING VIDEO + ARTICLE:

17 out of 17 levels of people's sugar showed a direct connection between sugar & dementia. See the results and read researcher's conclusions.

This Test Detects Alzheimer's 20 Years Early

DIAGNOSIS: Scientists at Lund University are working on a new blood test that not only can diagnose Alzheimer's already in progress, but in persons at known genetic risk can also detect the disease as early as 20 years before the onset of cognitive impairment. Learn more.

F18 Alzheimer's Scan Delivers Better Prescriptions & Fewer Tests

18F florbetapir PET scan for Alzheimer's
DIAGNOSIS VIDEO + ARTICLE:

Today's state-of-the-art in diagnosing Alzheimer's is the F18 PET Scan. See how it changed one man's life. Learn how 87% of patients who received an F18 scan made at least one change in their treatment plan.

Sunday, August 2

Levetiracetam Normalizes Alzheimer's Brain Activity

DRUG RESEARCH VIDEO + ARTICLE:

This FDA-approved anti-epileptic medication benefits Alzheimer's in the lab. Learn about the promising research.

Color Your Mind - A Book for Alzheimer's

BOOK OF THE WEEK: VIDEO + ARTICLE:

"Color Your Mind" is an innovative activity book for people with Alzheimer's. It was created with insights from caregivers, neurologists, doctors, and, of course, people with Alzheimer’s. The activities, images, and approach were refined through visits to homes and care facilities. See the cheerful, inspiring coloring images in "Color Your Mind".

Friday, July 31

Dementia Drugs Help Head AND Heart

Heart COMMON ALZHEIMER'S MEDICATIONS are linked to a reduced risk of heart attacks and death. Learn how major Alzheimer's drugs may be as good for the heart as they are for the brain.

Alzheimer's & Viruses: The Latest Research

PROGRESS VIDEO + ARTICLE:

American researchers found 'unusually high' levels of two human herpes virus strains in brains of people with Alzheimer's. This opens a robust array of new targets in the search for a cure.