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How Soon Is Soon Enough To Learn You Have Alzheimer’s?
Jose Belardo of Lansing, Kan., spent most of his career in the U.S. Public Health Service. He worked on the front lines of disasters in ...Read More »
Study: Drinking Too Much Diet Soda Linked To Alzheimer’s
Many people drink diet soda to avoid the excessive calories found in the regular stuff. Turns out, both regular and diet soda may be linked ...Read More »
How to Help Alzheimer’s Patients Enjoy Life
By Judith Graham Alzheimer’s disease has an unusual distinction: It’s the illness that Americans fear most — more than cancer, stroke or heart disease. The rhetoric surrounding Alzheimer’s ...Read More »
Laughter is the Best Medicine for End-of-Life Patients
By Bruce Horovitz, Kaiser Health News Just weeks before Christmas some years ago, Shirley Rapp and her family faced the devastating news that she had what ...Read More »
Alzheimer’s Steals Ability to Recognize Loved Ones
A new study sheds light on what is often called one of the cruelest effects of Alzheimer’s disease — the patient’s inability to recognize loved ...Read More »
Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?
By Amy Norton, HealthDay (HealthDay News) — People who down several cups of coffee every day may have a decreased risk of developing multiple sclerosis, a new ...Read More »
Another Excuse To Eat Chocolate: Improves “Senior Moments”
As Halloween approaches, so does encouraging news regarding memory loss and chocolate. A small study published in the journal Nature Neuroscience has found that natural memory loss ...Read More »
Neurotic, Anxious Women at Greater Risk for Alzheimer’s
By Brad Broker Middle aged, neurotic, easily stressed women are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease later in life, according to a new study published ...Read More »
When Do You Want To Die?
By BRAD BROKER When do you want to die? Would you rather pass before illness and age take over your life or do you want ...Read More »