Hot off the press, researchers at MIT share their characteristic out-of-the-box approach to solving the underlying problem of Alzheimer’s disease. Leave it to the MIT braniacs to design a medical device that may treat Alzheimer’s AND do so by applying a relatively simple, known concept to a very complex puzzle. Researchers at the Picower Institute […]
The neurobiological hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease are amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles, both of which are specific neurological changes that occur in the brain at a microscopic level. This is why a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease can be so difficult in a living person: We can’t look at the brain under a microscope to check for […]
As I savor each sip of my dark roast brew, I am delighted by a recently published article about the potentially neuroprotective effects of dark roast coffee.
I wish I could tell you we had a magic pill to treat memory impairment, but we don’t. Variables known to contribute to healthy brain aging include: diet, exercise, sleep, cognitive stimulation, social stimulation, and decreased stress.
Several weeks ago, Ted Turner, 79-year old billionaire, CNN founder, and philanthropist, announced that he had dementia with Lewy bodies.