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Speaking more than one language can help delay Alzheimer’s

For the first time, Toronto scientists have physical evidence that people who speak more than one language could delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease than their monolingual counterparts Continue reading “Speaking more than one language can help delay Alzheimer’s” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
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New drug target for Alzheimer’s, stroke discovered

Scientists at the University at Buffalo have discovered a promising new drug target for Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases Continue reading “New drug target for Alzheimer’s, stroke discovered” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
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Prolonged sleep deprivation may increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have suggested a possible link between inadequate sleep and the increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease Continue reading “Prolonged sleep More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 15th, 2011
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Older people’s memory complaints linked to possible cognitive problems

A new study has found that older individuals, who complain about memory lapses such as having trouble remembering recent events Continue reading “Older people’s memory complaints linked to possible cognitive More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
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Vitamin pill can help reverse memory loss

A daily vitamin pill could help reverse memory loss in old age and protect against Alzheimer’s disease Continue reading “Vitamin pill can help reverse memory loss” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
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High cholesterol linked to Alzheimer’s

People with high cholesterol may have a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a study says Continue reading “High cholesterol linked to Alzheimer’s” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
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Soon, a 10-min iPad test to accurately diagnose onset of Alzheimer’s

Soon, doctors will be able to identify the initial symptoms of Alzheimer’s more quickly, simply and accurately – thanks to a new 10 minute, revolutionary iPad memory test Continue reading “Soon, a More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
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Short-term memory loss may best predict Alzheimer’s

Spanish researchers have found that a short-term memory loss may help predict Alzheimer’s disease Continue reading “Short-term memory loss may best predict Alzheimer’s” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 2nd, 2011
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Decreased levels of key protein found in Alzheimer’s patients’ brains

A new study has found that patients who suffer from Alzheimer’s have lower levels of a key protein in their brains Continue reading “Decreased levels of key protein found in Alzheimer’s patients’ brains” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 1st, 2011
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Profusion of blood vessels cause Alzheimer’s disease

University of British Columbia scientists have suggested that a profusion of blood vessels may have led to Alzheimer’s disease destroying the brain Continue reading “Profusion of blood vessels cause Alzheimer’s More...