* Can aspirin combat Alzheimer’s?Aspirin and other NSAIDs (non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs) may prevent Alzheimer’s disease, a meta-analysis has confirmed. Researchers from the
In the past, cognitive decline was believed to be unavoidable with the passage of time. Attributed simply to ‘old age’, many families watched helplessly as their loved ones’ minds slipped away.
* Antioxidant supplements counteract toxic build-up and keep blood vessels flexible (see main text). There is evidence that people who take vitamins C or E have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease compared with those who do not
An active mind is a healthy mind. That is the conclusion of a recent US study covering 21 years. Researchers found that regularly reading books, playing cards and board games, and doing crossword puzzles reduced the risk of developing Alzheimer’s
Dementia is being badly diagnosed, a large worldwide study has recently discovered.
After all its other bad press recently, it’s the final nail in the coffin for hormone replacement therapy. The large-scale US Women’s Health Initiative studies have found that, among other risks,
WDDTY panelist Dr Melvyn Werbach believes that up to a fifth of all dementia in the elderly is reversible, and one large cause is malnutrition or malabsorption, or an inadequate amount of a number ...
Alzheimer's Disease ;Mysterious and frustrating, Alzheimer's afflicts nearly
It is possible to help people develop and maintain high levels of brain power at any age or stage of life. The brain is after all, just flesh and blood. This fact has been ignored by neurological researchers for years, as they struggled to find the...