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Scientists discover racial differences in Alzheimer’s disease

African-Americans may be twice as likely as Caucasian Americans to develop Alzheimer's disease, but nobody knows why because studies investigating the underlying causes of...

Drinking rosemary water could help improve your memory

In a recent study, researchers found that drinking No 1 Rosemary Water can boost cognitive and memory performance by up to 15%. The research was...

Bad sleep in older people may signal Alzheimer’s disease

Older people who spend less time in slow-wave sleep—the deep sleep you need to consolidate memories and wake up feeling refreshed—have higher levels of...

10 tips to protect your brain health in 2019

With people worldwide getting their New Year’s resolutions ready, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is encouraging individuals to take 10 steps to promote...

Reduced deep sleep may be early sign of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that older people who have less slow-wave sleep – the deep sleep you need to consolidate memories and...

This ‘cocktail’ may stop Alzheimer’s disease at its start

In a new study, researchers have identified a drinkable cocktail of designer molecules that interferes with a crucial first step of Alzheimer’s disease. The binding...

This nutrient supplement may help fight Alzheimer’s

In a new study, researchers at the Biodesign Institute explore a safe and simple treatment for one of the most devastating and perplexing afflictions:...

Exercise-linked hormone could slow down Alzheimer’s

In a new study, researchers have identified an exercise-linked hormone that could slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease. The findings show that irisin, a hormone...

This new compound shows promise in treating Alzheimer’s

In a new study, Yale researchers have identified a drinkable cocktail of designer molecules that interferes with a crucial first step of Alzheimer's and...

AI could detect Alzheimer’s disease 6 years before a diagnosis

In a new study, researchers used a common type of brain scan and a machine-learning algorithm to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer's disease about six years...

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