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08/01/2022

Shingles may raise your risk of Alzheimer's, study warns

A study led by Oxford University found varicella zoster virus (VZV), which causes chickenpox and shingles, can set off a chain reaction in the brain linked to dementia.

Source: Daily Mail

07/02/2022

Researchers say flu shot connected to 40% reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease

One of the many tragic turns the politicization of COVID-19 and our country’s response to it has been the deleterious effect it has had on public health consensus. With the rise in privatization, ...

Source: Dailykos.com

06/30/2022

Women who have gone through menopause have 'hyperintensities', raises risk of Alzheimer's

Researchers found that women who have already undergone menopause have more hyperintensities - a small lesion - on their brain.

Source: Daily Mail

06/27/2022

COVID-19 may increase risk of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke: study

A Danish study discovered that patients leaving the hospital after a COVID-19 infection were more likely to have a higher risk of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

Source: Fox News

06/26/2022

Flu Vaccination Linked to 40% Reduced Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

Older adults who received at least one flu vaccination were 40% less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease over the course of a four year follow up than their peers who did not receive a vaccine.

Source: Neurosciencenews.com

06/25/2022

Flu Vaccination Linked to 40% Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Over the course of four years, those who received at least one influenza vaccine were 40% less likely than their non-vaccinated peers to acquire Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Resea…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/24/2022

Study: Flu vaccination linked to 40% reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease

People who received at least one influenza vaccine were 40% less likely than their non-vaccinated peers to develop Alzheimer's disease over the course of four years, according to a new study from UTHealth Houston.

Source: Medical Xpress

06/10/2022

High Omega-3 DHA Level in Blood Linked With 49% Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Simple dietary intervention could amount to billions in health care cost savings. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in older adults and the 7th leading cause of death in the United States according to the National Institute on Aging. It…

Source: SciTechDaily

06/09/2022

People With a High Omega-3 DHA Level in Their Blood Are at 49% Lower Risk of Alzheimer's

People with higher levels of omega-3 DHA in their blood are 49% less likely to develop dementia than those with lower levels. Researchers say adding additional omega-3 DHA to the diet, especially in those with the Alzheimer's associated Apoe4 gene, could slow…

Source: Neurosciencenews.com

03/23/2022

Cholesterol and glucose levels at age 35 are linked to future risk of Alzheimer’s, Boston researchers find

Boston researchers found that lower HDL (high-density “good” cholesterol) and high triglyceride levels at age 35 are linked to a higher risk of Alzheimer’s. High blood glucose lev…

Source: The Mercury News

03/17/2022

Frequent daytime napping by older adults linked to increased risk of Alzheimer’s, study says

“The vicious cycle we observed between daytime sleep and Alzheimer’s disease offers a basis for better understanding the role of sleep in the development and progression of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults,” said Dr. Peng Li, a lead author of the study.

Source: The Boston Globe

03/01/2022

Daily walks may significantly reduce risk of Alzheimer's, new study says

A new study suggests that going walking for two-and-a-half hours a week can reduce the risk of developing dementia by a third.

Source: Fox News

02/17/2022

Bacteria in the Nose May Increase Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Chlamydia pneumoniae, a bacterium that is commonly present in the nose, can invade the brain via nerves in the nasal cavity. Once the bacterium is in the central nervous system, brain cells react within days, depositing Alzheimer's-associated amyloid-beta pep…

Source: Neurosciencenews.com

01/22/2022

Dementia: The 'afternoon snack' that may increase your risk of Alzheimer's - study warning

DEMENTIA is a destructive set of symptoms associated with progressive brain decline. According to research, an 'afternoon snack' can increase your risk of Alzheimer's disease - the most common cause of dementia.

Source: Express

12/23/2021

Dementia: The everyday food item that cuts the risk of Alzheimer's by 10-30% - BMJ report

DEMENTIA can seem inevitable but there are proven ways to protect your brain against decline. According to a BMJ report, an everyday food item can slash your risk of Alzheimer's disease by up to 30 percent.

Source: Express

12/21/2021

Dementia: Two spices that can cut down the risk of Alzheimer's disease

Foods To Fight Dementia: Every spice present in your pantry is loaded with nutrients and can be beneficial for health in one or more ways. When it comes particularly to Alzheimer's, researchers believe that cumin and cinnamon can slow or cut down the risk and…

Source: The Times of India

12/17/2021

Dementia: The popular drink linked to a threefold greater risk of Alzheimer's - study

DEMENTIA is set to become more burdensome in the coming decades, as populations across the world get older. Finding ways to mitigate the coming wave is of vital importance to families and healthcare systems alike. One study found a link between a popular type…

Source: Express

12/13/2021

Viagra associated with reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease

Findings of a new study support further investigation of sildenafil as a possible treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

Source: National Institutes of Health

12/12/2021

People who take Viagra have lower risk of Alzheimer's, study says

Viagra might help treat Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers who have been using the impotence drug to study the effects it has on the brain.

Source: Medical Xpress

12/08/2021

Drinking This Much Coffee Daily Lowers Your Risk of Alzheimer's — Best Life

New research suggests that drinking this many cups of coffee a day could help lower your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Source: Best Life

12/07/2021

People who take Viagra have lower risk of Alzheimer’s: study

New research provided encouraging findings about treating Alzheimer's, though doctors say more research is needed.

Source: New York Daily News

12/06/2021

Taking Viagra cuts the risk of Alzheimer’s by up to 69 percent

Scientists claim the love drug may help boost brain health and cut levels of toxic proteins that trigger dementia.

Source: New York Post

12/06/2021

Giant Study Finds Viagra Is Linked to Almost 70% Lower Risk of Alzheimer's

Usage of the medication sildenafil – better known to most as the brand-name drug Viagra – is associated with dramatically reduced incidence of Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.

Source: ScienceAlert

11/23/2021

Taking a daily power walk reduces risk of Alzheimer’s, mental decline

Researchers have found that physical activity dampens inflammation in the brain, protecting against mental decline.

Source: Study Finds

11/23/2021

New study reveals drinking coffee could lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease

Good news for those of us who can't face the day without their morning flat white: a long-term study has revealed drinking higher amounts of coffee may make you less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.

Source: Medical Xpress

10/28/2021

Scientists pinpoint personality traits that increase risk of Alzheimer’s

A new study has offered more clues about the type of people who typically get Alzheimer’s.

Source: New York Post