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Is Alzheimer’s Disease “Old-Timer’s” Disease?

It’s generally assumed that we should expect that our cognitive function is going to decline as we age. But, this isn’t exactly what the science reveals. While Alzheimer’s treatment is in the news sp...

Association of Cognitive Function Trajectories in Centenarians With Postmortem Neuropathology, Physical Health, and Other Risk Factors for Cognitive Decline

Does Diet Really Affect the Brain?

Over the years we’ve heard so much information about how diet affects things like heart attack risk, bone density, diabetes and blood sugar control, as well as, more recently, the brain. We’ve known...

Phenylindanes in Brewed Coffee Inhibit Amyloid-Beta and Tau Aggregation

Alzheimer’s and Dementia

It is now clear that Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are strongly related to lifestyle choices. While there’s no pharmaceutical approach that can cure or have any meaningful impact on ...

Keys to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease – Drs. Ayesha and Dean Sherzai

While we accept the notion of the important influences of lifestyle choices as they relate, for example, to the heart, the immune system, lung function, longevity, and even cancer risk, the notion that what ...

Sleep – A Valuable Tool for Dementia Prevention

There is so much we can do from a lifestyle perspective to help safeguard our brains against declining function. And certainly getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important choices a person can m...

Association of sleep duration in middle and old age with incidence of dementia

Randomized crossover trial of a modified ketogenic diet in Alzheimer’s disease

Association of Early-Life Cognitive Enrichment With Alzheimer Disease Pathological Changes and Cognitive Decline