Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A healthy diet and regular exercise might be the keys to keeping your brain free of changes that lead to Alzheimer's disease, a small study suggests.
Fewer Advanced Alzheimer's Patients on Feeding Tubes
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The use of feeding
tubes for nursing home patients with advanced dementia -- a
practice increasingly discouraged by some national organizations --
is declining, a new study finds.
Underweight Seniors May Have Added Alzheimer's Risk
FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having a lower weight
may increase older adults' risk of the memory-robbing disorder
Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.
Acupuncture May Slow Pre-Dementia Memory Loss: Study
THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture may
benefit people who have memory loss, but don't yet have dementia,
suggests a review by Chinese researchers of five earlier
Blindness Biggest Fear for Many Americans
THURSDAY, Aug. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Blindness is what many Americans fear most, a new survey shows.
Could Slight Brain Zap During Sleep Boost Memory?
THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Stimulating a targeted area of the brain with small doses of weak electricity while you sleep may enhance your ability to remember what you learned the night before, new research finds.
Deep Brain Stimulation Tested for Early Alzheimer's
THURSDAY, July 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Deep brain
stimulation appears safe for people with early Alzheimer's disease
-- and might even slow down memory loss in some, a preliminary
2 in 10 Alzheimer's Cases May Be Misdiagnosed
TUESDAY, July 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Alzheimer's disease is often misdiagnosed, possibly causing undue stress for those who don't have the disease but are told they do, and delays in treatment for others, two new studies reveal.
1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays
MONDAY, July 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Some people with
Alzheimer's disease and related dementias may often land in the
hospital simply because of poor management of other health problems
they have, a new study suggests.
Behavior Changes May Be First Signs of Alzheimer's
MONDAY, July 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Certain behavior
changes may be a harbinger of Alzheimer's disease, and researchers
say they've developed a symptom "checklist" that might aid earlier