Alzheimer's Disease

Common blood pressure drug may boost brain power, slow dementia decline

Jul 30 2013 - 3:08pm
Common blood pressure drug may boost brain power, lower risk of dementia

ACE inhibitors, a class of drug used to lower blood pressure, slows the rate of cognitive decline in dementia and even boosts brain power, according to a study published by BMJ Open.

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Sleep Apnea: Why sleeping without breathing is bad for your health

Jun 14 2013 - 6:29am
Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that can affect anyone. Recently it has received much attention. Nonetheless many people who have sleep apnea have yet to have the “who me” moment.

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Clever test gives more clues about Alzheimer's disease

Dec 30 2012 - 2:04pm
More clues to early Alzheimer's disease found with new test

Scientists know mild cognitive impairment or MCI can interfere with daily functioning. In an effort to discover how even mild cognitive impairment that leads to Alzheimer’s disease affects daily living, researchers have developed a ‘clever’ new test that could lead to ways to retrain the brain.

The finding could mean increased independence for anyone on the path to Alzheimer’s and provides new insights into what processes interfere with carrying out daily activities in the presence of eve

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