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42 minutes | Jun 23, 2019
AlzFacts Alzheimers Disease
Alzheimers disease is complex, and it is unlikely that any one drug or other intervention can successfully treat it. Current approaches focus on helping people maintain mental function, manage behavioral symptoms, and slow down certain problems, such as memory loss.
44 minutes | Jan 4, 2017
Water helps keep the body well hydrated, which is essential because almost every cell in the body needs water to function properly. "Think of water as a nutrient your body needs that is present in liquids, plain water, and foods.
46 minutes | Dec 24, 2016
They were mainly made from fruit, fruit juice, and ice, though from the early 1970s, ice milk was sometimes added to create the "fruit shake". Many types of smoothie are found in Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine.
27 minutes | Nov 27, 2016
Ask Your Doctor
Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
53 minutes | Nov 23, 2016
Veterans linked between TBI and Dementia
Of the 1.7 million who sustain a TBI each year in the United States: 52,000 die 275,000 are hospitalized and 1.365 million are treated and released from an emergency department.
53 minutes | Nov 22, 2016
Your Eyes Can Reveal Onset of Alzheimers Researchers Said
With early detection, a person could seek treatment for Alzheimer's at a time when therapies would be most effective at slowing the progression of the memory robbing disease, the researchers said
23 minutes | Nov 21, 2016
What Is Alzheimers Disease
Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common reason of progressive dementia in the elderly population. There has been an exponential rise in the number of cases of Alzheimer’s disease worldwide emphasizing the necessity for developing an effective treatment.
57 minutes | Nov 21, 2016
Turmeric and Dementia
Dementia is usually caused by damage in the cells of the brain and these cells hinder the ability of these cells to communicate with each other. This consequently, affects the thinking and behavior patterns.
36 minutes | Nov 12, 2016
BMI Body Mass Index - Obesity
Obesity is a disease that affects more than one-third of the U.S. adult population (approximately 78.6 million Americans). The number of Americans with obesity has steadily increased since 1960, a trend that has slowed in recent years but shows no sign of reversing.
41 minutes | Nov 12, 2016
Music Enviro - Latin Music Genre
Hispanics are the fastest growing population in the United States. During the first half of the 21st century, the number of Hispanic elders with Alzheimer's and related dementias could increase more than six-fold, from fewer than 200,000 today to as many as 1.3 million by 2050.
34 minutes | Nov 9, 2016
Caring for a person with memory loss or dementia can be challenging. The following ten steps can help caregivers provide the best possible care for those with the disease
24 minutes | Nov 9, 2016
A1C Test and Diabetes
The A1C test is a blood test that provides information about a person’s average levels of blood glucose, also called blood sugar
63 minutes | Nov 9, 2016
If you are living with diabetes or have a loved with the disease, it's important to work together to manage diabetes to stay healthy and prevent complications.
34 minutes | Nov 9, 2016
Music Enviro - Hip Hop Genre
Alzheimer’s disease attacks cells in the areas of the brain that are associated with memory. Hip Hop not only features complex combinations of melody and percussion and incorporates other musical genres.
27 minutes | Nov 7, 2016
Music Enviro - Swing Era Genre
Older adults with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) can often be challenged to find ways to stimulate their memory or even to help them communicate. But creative forces such as music and art have been shown to make a dramatic difference for many with the disease.
49 minutes | Nov 7, 2016
Music Enviro - Gospel Music Genre
Music has long been thought to have a relaxing, soothing and therapeutic effect on persons with Alzheimer’s disease. Now scientific research overwhelmingly validates the therapeutic value of Music for the victims of Alzheimer’s disease.
56 minutes | Nov 3, 2016
B Smith - Before I Forget with Alzheimers Disease
Former model and actress Barbara Smith is the proprietor of B. Smith’s, a hugely successful bistro with locations in New York City and Washington, D.C. Smith plans to open restaurants across the country.
39 minutes | Nov 3, 2016
Hollywood Responds to Alzheimers Disease with Movies
Alzheimer’s movies showed us that although there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, we can be hopeful in the moment and enjoy the time we have with our loved ones.
18 minutes | Oct 31, 2016
Warning From Not Taking Blood Pressure Medication
High blood pressure, commonly referred to as the “silent killer,” often has no symptoms and greatly increases risk for heart attack and stroke.
31 minutes | Oct 31, 2016
High Blood Pressure and the Brain linked to Dementia
Blood pressure medications are one of the best weapons against hypertension and when taken properly, can help control blood pressure levels and reduce risk of heart attack and stroke.
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