Can Vitamin B Protect Against Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease is currently at epidemic proportions, with 5.4 million Americans — including one in eight people aged 65 and over — living with Alzheimer’s disease.1 By 2050, this is expected to jump to 16 million, and in the next 20 years, it is projected that Alzheimer’s will affect one in four Americans. While the cause … Read more

High blood pressure increases dementia risk

The small arteries of the brain are sensitive to elevations in blood pressure, and long-term hypertension carries the risk of injury to these small vessels, impairing blood flow and resulting in damage to or atrophy of brain tissue. As such, high blood pressure is hazardous to the brain, contributing to the development of vascular dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, and … Read more

What are the Most Common Health Complaints in the USA?

We all get sick from time to time. We all have accidents. That’s why we have doctors and hospitals – so that if and when something happens, we can be put together again (hopefully), and learn some lessons about being more careful and living a healthier lifestyle along the way. What are the most common … Read more

The New Root Cause of Alzheimer’s and It’s Preventable!

A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston offers important insight into how Alzheimer’s disease begins within the brain. The researchers found a relationship between inflammation, a toxic protein and the onset of the disease. The study also identified a way that doctors can detect early signs of Alzheimer’s by looking … Read more

New Study Confirms Alzheimer’s and Aluminum Link Can No Longer Be Ignored

First Case Study to Show Direct Link Between Alzheimer’s and Aluminum Toxicity Aluminum has been long known to be neurotoxic, with mounting evidence that chronic exposure is a factor in many neurological diseases, including dementia, autism, and Parkinson’s disease. However, definitive scientific proof is difficult to establish due toth the lack of longitudinal studies, as … Read more

The connection between heart health and Alzheimer’s that nobody talks about

National Public Radio’s Daniel Schorr is the kind of guy who would make any aging news junkie stand up and cheer. On July 19, 2006, Schorr turned 90, yet he still performs at an undiminished level in one of the most demanding jobs in today’s media. He began his career at CBS News in 1953 … Read more