A vaccine for Alzheimer’s is on the verge of becoming a reality

n the autumn of 2010, Mei Mei Hu, a management consultant for McKinsey in New York, received an unexpected invitation from her mother, Chang Yi Wang, asking her to join her for Christmas in Shanghai. Mei Mei always had a complicated relationship with her mother. “Chang Yi is very particular and exacting – which is…

Drinking beer protects the brain against Alzheimer’s

Mexico. -For some people, beer consumption helps to have a good time, but it is even more important to know that one of the highly requested drinks in most countries and that can help you prevent the onset of early dementia and even Alzheimer’s The secret of this alcoholic beverage is that it has numerous benefits…

Brazilian Doctor Surgery Reverses Alzheimer’s: Memory Coming Back

By Rinaldo de Oliveira, from the newsroom of SóNewsBoa A Brazilian neurologist, who specializes in Toronto, Canada – the cradle of research – has managed to curb and reverse Alzheimer’s disease in a 77-year-old patient who was not named at the family’s request. Deep Brain Stimulator Implant surgery was on December 11 at Napoleão Laureano…

Being sleepy all the time is not only tired, it could be Alzheimer’s!

naps are beautiful and as an adult, we always wish we could take one several times a day. But those desires and that feeling of sleep during the day could be a sign of Alzheimer’s.  According to a study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg public health school, feeling excessively sleepy during the day could be…

Negative beliefs about aging predict Alzheimer’s disease in Yale-led study

Newly published research led by the Yale School of Public Health demonstrates that individuals who hold negative beliefs about aging are more likely to have brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The study suggests that combating negative beliefs about aging, such as elderly people are decrepit, could potentially offer a way to reduce the rapidly…

New study suggests viral connection to Alzheimer’s disease

Of the major diseases facing humanity, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) remains among the most ruthless and confusing. More than a century after its discovery, there is no effective prevention or treatment for this progressive deterioration of brain tissue, memory and identity. With more people living to older ages, there is a growing need to clarify the risk factors…

Cola soft drinks cause from anemia to Alzheimer’s

The researcher of the Faculty of Medicine relates cola drinks with different conditions, from overweight, obesity, diabetes, kidney stones, asthma, decalcification, anemia, depression, poor digestion, caries, to Alzheimer’s. En 1886 came the first cola, devised by pharmacist John Pemberton as a syrup to help digestion and provide energy. After 132 years, these drinks are the most…

A Vaccine For Alzheimer’s Disease May Soon Become A Reality

For decades, the biotech and medical community has struggled with tackling Alzheimer’s disease. While several companies have attempted to develop vaccines for the condition, they’ve had little success so far, as many of them have reportedly shown negative side effects in patients – because researchers haven’t been able to reliably keep patients’ immune systems from kicking into…

Blood test could detect Alzheimer’s up to 16 years before symptoms begin, study says

Source: CNNHow to prevent Alzheimer’s disease 03:33 (CNN)A simple blood test could predict if a patient will develop Alzheimer’s disease up to 16 years before symptoms begin, a new study finds.By measuring changes in the levels of a protein in the blood, called neurofilament light chain (NfL), researchers believe any rise in levels of the protein could…

Historic breakthrough: WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience team first to use ultrasound to treat Alzheimer’s

MORGANTOWN — World-leading brain experts at West Virginia University’s Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute are celebrating the historic breakthrough Alzheimer patients around the globe have been awaiting. “For Alzheimer’s, there’s not that many treatments available, despite hundreds of clinical trials over the past two decades and billions of dollars spent,” said Dr. Ali R. Rezai, a neurosurgeon…