July 22, 2014

Learn to be a Better Caregiver from Alzheimer's PET Scans

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Watch TEEPA SNOW use PET Scans to explain the behavior of people with Alzheimer's. Scans reveal the inner workings of the brain, bringing an understanding of how to deal with difficult words and actions. Learn how to improve your life and be a better caregiver.

July 21, 2014

Hearing-Loss Treatments Help Keep Dementia Away

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Adults with untreated hearing loss typically lose an extra cubic centimeter of brain tissue each year. Read why lead researcher Dr. F. Lin warns, "If hearing loss is potentially contributing to these differences we're seeing on MRI, you want to treat it before these brain structural changes take place."

July 20, 2014

Thought of the Week: Miracle

International Conference Highlights Eye & Nose Alzheimer's Tests

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ALZHEIMER'S INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE:

4 trials unveil new successes in using eye scans and smell tests for Alzheimer's.

TDP-43 Amplifies Alzheimer's 10 Times

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Beta-amyloid and tau proteins have long been considered the culprits behind Alzheimer's. Yet many people have plenty of amyloid and tau protein, but no Alzheimer's. Is TDP-43 the reason why?

Glimmers of Good News on Preventing Alzheimer's

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Find out about Europe's impressive two-year clinical trial on fighting dementia with healthful living. "These findings show that prevention is possible and that it may be good to start early." Check out how lifestyle changes can lower the risk of Alzheimer's for healthy people.

Rate of Alzheimer's Drops in USA

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While the sheer number of people with Alzheimer's continues to rise with the growing population of American elders, the percentage of people with Alzheimer's is falling. If Alzheimer's seems to be on the rise around the world, why are we so fortunate as to see the rate dropping in the USA?

Healing Gardens for Dementia

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A new study reveals the power of gardens in helping staff provide good care for dementia. See how gardens offer benefits that are low-cost, drug-free and refreshing to both patient and carer.

The Mediterranean Diet Cookbook For Dummies

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After years of research into nutrition and dementia, no single diet has been the focus of as many positive studies as The Mediterranean Diet. Mediterranean countries have much lower occurrences of hypertension, cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancer, diabetes and dementia than northern European countries and the USA. This book features expert advice on transitioning to this healthful lifestyle by providing meal planning tips, exercise regimens, and more than 150 recipes inspired by Mediterranean cuisines to improve your health as well as prevent and fight dementia.

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