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Gene Linked To Alzheimer’s Poses A Special Threat To Women

Recent startling research has shown women make up nearly two-thirds of the five million people in the U.S. diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.  One reason for this disparity is the fact women simply live longer than men.  However, a new study suggests a gene might play a significant role. A study published in the Annals of […] Read More >>

How One Family May Raise Hope For All Alzheimer’s Patients

Every 67 seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.  However, some researchers believe finding the ultimate cure for Alzheimer’s disease might rest with a family in Columbia.  CBS News recently sent reporters to this small South American country to find out more about this family’s story. The couple’s names are Marta […] Read More >>

Scientists Discover Big Clue On How Caffeine Wards Off Alzheimer’s

There have been many researchers in the past who have attributed both health risks and benefits to the intake of caffeine.  New research has indicated small doses of caffeine might actually ward off the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. This research was reported in the journal Neurobiology of Aging.  French and German researchers spearheaded the study […] Read More >>