Posts Tagged ‘beta amyloid plaque’

A Disease that Mimics Alzheimer’s Disease

Scientists have discovered that not all people who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) actually have Alzheimer’s because they have discovered a disease that mimics Alzheimer’s, but is not AD. The National Institute on Aging (NIA) issued guidelines April 30, 2019 for this newly found disease. The guidelines were from a workshop funded by…

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Yerba Santa Shrub may be able to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

The search for a cure, prevention or way to retard the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) so far has not borne fruit, in spite of the fact that millions of dollars are being poured into research. Scientists all over the world are trying hard to find some way to prevent, slow down or cure Alzheimer’s…

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Low-Intensity Ultrasound may be able to Treat Alzheimer’s and Vascular Dementia

Non-invasive Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease and Vascular Dementia A new study from Japan published May 20, 2018, in Brain Stimulation may give hope to seniors and their loved ones about a possible non-invasive treatment for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and vascular dementia (VaD). Past research showed that applying low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) to the hippocampus, which…

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Metals and Alzheimer’s Disease

Metals Interact with Beta Amyloid Protein in Brains of Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Over the years research has discovered that changes in the metabolism of biometals takes place in the brains of seniors with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and these biometals interact with the beta amyloid protein in their brains and this causes the beta…

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Sleep Disturbances and Dementia

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month Sleep Disturbances One of the symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s dementia is sleep disturbances. However, research suggests that these sleep disturbances may have been there for a long time before the patient showed dementia symptoms. Sleep Apnea Several recent studies show that many people with Alzheimer’s suffer from sleep…

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