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1 in 3 cases of Alzheimer’s can be prevented

1 in 3 cases of Alzheimer’s can be prevented Recent statistics show that, by 2050, there will be more than 100 million people living worldwide who will have been affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Comparing this number with the current situation, it may seem like an alarm signal (there currently exist more than 30 million people affected by the issue), but we have to consider some factors, out of which natality is the first one that comes to mind. Image credit: […]

Cholesterol Link To Alzheimer’s

Cholesterol Link To Alzheimer’s Latest research shows that there is a cholesterol link to Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease affects almost 500,000 people in the UK and is the most common cause of dementia. The latest research shows that good and bad cholesterol not only affect the heart but brain as well. Interestingly in 2010, researchers in Austria found that a chronic high cholesterol diet in rats causes brain damage similar to that of Alzheimer’s disease. “Our study shows that both higher levels of […]

How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease If you are looking for ways to prevent Alzheimer’s disease then you need to consider the health and well-being or your body before there are even any signs of the disease. This disease is one of the top killers in the modern world, it has reached the 6th position and there is no cure for the illness. It can start with a few symptoms and these are generally over-looked until the disease has taken hold, […]

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is an illness that affects persons ages 65 and older and is a common cause of memory loss among the elderly population worldwide. Memory loss is the main symptom of Alzheimer’s disease and is the first symptom to occur. Those with Alzheimer’s disease tend to forget loved ones’ faces and names and they sometimes repeat certain phrases or words. A person with this illness may also experience mood swings, slight paranoia and stubborness.  Stages of This […]