A dementia care program is a full service business, non-profit, or other type of organization designed to meet the needs of families and individuals that have been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. They provide a … [Read more...]
Proteins, RNA, and Alzheimer’s Disease
Over the last several years, our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease has grown by a considerable amount. New research coming from Drexel University hopes to expand upon that understanding so that researchers can better treat the disease in … [Read more...]
Where is the Best Place to Receive Memory Care?
When someone is suffering from dementia, extra support is often needed for them to get safely through the day. The need for help might be very apparent, but the source of that help is often up for debate. What it comes down to … [Read more...]
What is an Inflammatory Trigger?
Recently, a new study was published discussing a new clue in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease: inflammatory triggers. An inflammatory trigger is an event or substance that triggers inflammation within the body. When it … [Read more...]
Weight and its Relation to Dementia
Recently, a new study looked at the relationship between weight throughout the course of someone’s life and dementia. People that suffer from obesity during middle life are more likely to have dementia as they age than people that maintain … [Read more...]
Blood Tests for Alzheimer’s Disease
Recently, a team of Swedish researchers focused on how blood tests can be used to more effectively detect the presence of Alzheimer’s disease. The team used existing tests and looked at what worked and why to help determine a more effective … [Read more...]
Immune Cells in the Brain and Alzheimer’s
New research shows that targeting the immune cells in the brain can be a beneficial treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. The team believes that they have found that activating immune cells in the right fashion can help to slow … [Read more...]
A Novel Approach to Studying Brain Diseases
A new research project is studying brain diseases in mice by changing their blood to a fluorescent hue, making it easier to observe how the blood flow interacts with the brain in certain instances. This new research comes out … [Read more...]
How Waste in Brain Cells Impacts Quality of Life
Recently, a team of researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine found that rejuvenating immune cells in the brain of mice help those mice to more efficiently clear out toxic waste from their brains. This was true even … [Read more...]
How Prevalent is Dementia?
According to a recent estimate, dementia might be far more prevalent than what we originally thought. This survey indicated that one in ten people over the age of 65 might be impacted by some form of dementia. Additionally, … [Read more...]
Is It Possible to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease?
A new study highlights the future of dementia treatment, and provides a rather optimistic outlook. The newly published study states that brain cells might possibly be able to relearn how to clean plaque from the brain, one of … [Read more...]
Is There a Link Between Being a Family Caregiver and Depression?
A new study indicates that there is a strong connection between those that provide care to an elderly family member and experiencing persistent symptoms of depression. The research, conducted by the University of Eastern … [Read more...]