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2009-07-29 14:40:00

Latest Research Provides More Reasons to Eat America's Favorite Fruit WATSONVILLE, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Strawberries are good for your brain, according to breaking news out of the 2009 Berry Health Symposium.

2009-07-17 08:13:05

Though discoveries about Alzheimer's disease are often in the news, a new study reveals that American adults are unaware of the relationship between Alzheimer's disease risk and heart health, and that physical activity can protect against dementia.

2009-07-14 11:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dakim Inc. announced today that the Dakim(R) BrainFitness(TM) System has now been adopted by 286 senior living communities in 34 states to help residents build their defenses against dementia and memory loss.

2009-07-14 08:45:00

VIENNA, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eating a "heart healthy" diet and maintaining or increasing participation in moderate physical activity may help preserve our memory and thinking abilities as we age, according to new research reported today at the Alzheimer's Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD 2009) in Vienna.

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2009-07-13 12:45:00

UCLA scientists have discovered a way to measure the amount of amyloid beta that is being absorbed by immune cells in the blood. Amyloid beta forms the plaques considered the hallmark of Alzheimer's disease

2009-07-13 07:22:41

Though discoveries about Alzheimer's disease risk factors are often in the news, adults do not know about the relationship between Alzheimer's disease risk and heart health, nor that physical activity can be protective against dementia

2009-07-13 01:30:00

VIENNA, Austria, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though discoveries about Alzheimer's disease risk factors are often in the news, adults do not know about the relationship between Alzheimer's disease risk and heart health, nor that physical activity can be protective against dementia, according to new research reported today at the Alzheimer's Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD 2009) in Vienna.

2009-07-09 22:28:53

Alzheimer's disease and dementia affect memory and behavior but have different causes and require different treatment, Australian researchers say. Jane Mathias and Jennifer Burke, both from the University of Adelaide, analyzed 81 previously published studies that compared the cognitive testing of people diagnosed with dementia of the Alzheimer's and vascular type.

2009-07-08 14:00:00

Most of the cognitive tests that have been used to decide whether someone has Alzheimer's disease or vascular dementia have not been very helpful when used alone.

2009-05-19 07:07:45

Most of us are happy to drop a few extra pounds, but research suggests losing weight in old age may mean more than just looser fitting clothes.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.