Walking Can Improve Brain’s Resistance to Alzheimer’s Disease

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Cognitive decline in individuals having Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment, as well as in healthy individuals, can be reduced by walking The brain structure in individuals with Alzheimer’s and mild cognitive impairment (MCI) was protected by walking just five miles a week over 10 years, particularly in the learning and memory centers of…

Omega-3 and Vitamin D Could Help Clear Alzheimer’s Amyloid Plaques

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Researchers have determined how omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D3 can boost the immune system’s capability to remove the brain of amyloid plaques, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers discovered signaling networks and key genes regulated by the omega-3 fatty acid DHA and also vitamin D3 which can help manage inflammation and greatly…

Health Benefits of Walking Infographic

Health Benefits of Walking Infographic

According to research, participating in regular physical activity is linked to less cognitive function decline in older individuals. Earlier studies have indicated that physical activity is linked to reduced rates of cognitive impairment in older individuals. Many of these studies have however been carried out among generally healthy individuals, and have relied on not…

7 Stages of Alzheimers Disease Infographic

7 Stages of Alzheimers Disease Infographic

Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals of the same age. Amyloid-beta was produced at the same average rate by both groups, but in the Alzheimer’s group there…

How Your Brain Ages Infographic

How Your Brain Ages Infographic

Research suggests that accumulation of the plaque forming amyloid-beta protein is crucial for development of Alzheimer’s. And not only the quantity of amyloid-beta peptides, but also the quality is critical for initiation of Alzheimer’s. An imbalance triggers Alzheimer’s; there is a decrease in healthy amyloid-beta 40 levels in comparison to 42 levels. Two key…

Understanding Cholesterol Levels Infographic

Understanding Cholesterol Levels Infographic

Higher HDL (“good” cholesterol) levels seem to be linked to reduced Alzheimer’s risk in older individuals. High total cholesterol and triglycerides (dyslipidemia) and late-onset Alzheimer’s disease are highly prevalent in western societies. Approximately 1% of individuals age 65 to 69 years develop Alzheimer’s, with the prevalence increasing to over 60% for individuals older than…

Memory Training Increases Brain Activity in Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Research shows that people with difficulty in remembering things can be helped with a memory training strategy. The hippocampus, an area of the brain critical for the formation of memories, can even be re-engaged with memory training,. Researchers investigated memory training strategies for individuals having mild cognitive impairment. The methods made use of in…

A Cup of Tea Infographic

A Cup of Tea Infographic

According to research, regular green tea consumption may protect the brain from Alzheimer’s as well as other kinds of dementia. The research also indicates that this ancient Chinese beverage can play an important role in cancer prevention. Green tea has been made use of in Traditional Chinese medicine for centuries and the research provides…

Juicing To Reduce The Risk Of Alzheimer’s

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According to a study, frequent consumption of vegetable and fruit juices can significantly reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers discovered that individuals who drank 3 or more helpings of vegetable and fruit juices each week had a 76 % reduced risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease compared to individuals who vegetable and fruit drank…

Speaking More Than Two Languages Has a Protective Effect on Memory

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According a study, individuals that speak more than 2 languages could lower their risk of developing memory problems. It seems speaking more than 2 languages provides a protective effect on memory in elderly people who practice foreign languages throughout their life time or during the time of the research. The study included 230 individuals…