Fabricated Alzheimer’s Research Throws Current Treatments into Question

Science magazine conducted a half-year study that may have been flawed. A new study looks for links between heart health and Alzheimer’s The original 2006 study in Nature Magazine, https://www.nature.com/articles/nature04533, opined that the beta-amyloid protein subtype, Aβ*56, damages memory independently … Continue reading

Seven Ways to Shape Up and Slow Down Brain Aging

Our brains age daily, incrementally, of course. However, inevitable brain aging can be addressed with simple lifestyle changes. Keeping your brain healthy longer is key to an enjoyable retirement. Brain Aging https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/how-aging-brain-affects-thinking. What are some common symptoms of an aging … Continue reading

Half of Vitamin E is Not Enough for Long Term Health

After church last weekend, I talked with several friends about life, family, the pandemic, and health in general. Unfortunately, one of my conversations centered on death, especially that of heart attack and stroke. However, the friend I was chatting with … Continue reading

Brain Health and Function Improved with Lion’s Mane Mushroom

Brain health is essential to all of us. Dementia is a disease that nearly everyone wants to avoid. However, to be an effective brain supplement, it must pass through the blood-brain barrier. Many supplements cannot. Brain Function Improvement https://health.usnews.com/wellness/articles/can-lions-mane-mushroom-improve-brain-function. Lion’s … Continue reading

Deep Learning Artificial Intelligence Can Scan for Alzheimer’s Disease with Near 100% Accuracy

The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is complex and inaccurate. Scientists in Lithuania used artificial intelligence combined with Deep Learning to modify an existing scanning algorithm to identify and classify AD with nearly 100% accuracy. Deep Learning https://www.ibm.com/cloud/learn/deep-learning. Deep learning … Continue reading

The pH of the Brain Might Predict Alzheimer’s Disease Quicker Than Other Tests

One problem with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is that neurological damage is done and may not be reversible by the time it is diagnosed correctly. Five years ago, Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists discovered the role of pH in the risk of … Continue reading

What 7 Things Scientists Learned About Living Beyond 90 Years of Age

Seven years ago, Lesley Stahl hosted a CBS 60 Minutes broadcast about what factors determine which of us will live past ninety years of age. A questionnaire was completed by 14,000 people in 1981 that was highly detailed about their … Continue reading

Green Tea Catechins Might Be the Magic Pill for Better Brain Health

Green tea has many powerful polyphenols (compounds) that protect the brain. Catechins are one group. Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is one of the most potent brain-protecting compounds available. Brain tests given after patients drank green tea or were given EGCG supplements … Continue reading

Two New Studies Have Success Treating Alzheimer’s Patients with Sound and Light

I wrote several articles last week on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and was delighted to see new information on the treatment of AD today – with light and sound. Some diseases are treated with light or sound, such as skin rashes, … Continue reading

Another New Alzheimer’s Drug Looks Super Promising by Treating One of the Causes of Dementia

Treat symptoms, and you will always treat symptoms. You must treat the cause of any disease (or any problem in life) to fix or cure it. A few drugs concentrate on the cause of a disease. Most treat the symptoms. … Continue reading