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Man’s Rare Condition Might Lead To New Alzheimer’s Treatments

Could one 40-year-old-man lead to a breakthrough in Alzheimer’s disease research? Researchers are greatly interested in learning more about this particular gentleman and the rare condition that he has. This condition involves the lack of protein called apolipoprotein E gene (apoE4). Experts know that a mutation of this particular gene increases the chances of developing […] Read More >>

5 Reasons To Be Optimistic About Alzheimer’s Research

Often we are reminded of the challenges faced by those living with Alzheimer’s disease, those that are caring for someone living with the disease and of the significant increases in people diagnosed with the disease.  However, doctors are beginning to see signs that optimistically indicate that significant treatment options, or even a cure, are on […] Read More >>

Gardens Offer Sense Of Calm For People With Dementia

There are many symptoms a person lives with once they are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia.  Some of the hallmark symptoms of the disease are agitation, anxiousness, and restlessness.  Researchers continue to search for solutions on how to calm each of these symptoms.  A new study recently released showed that spending time in a garden […] Read More >>

Caring For Caregivers Pays Off In Alzheimer’s Fight

Caregivers play one of the most essential roles after a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.  Far too often these caregivers are overstressed, lacking sleep while attempting to juggle multiple life challenges.  However, recent progress has been made in taking care of the caretakers. A program was developed close to two years ago […] Read More >>