Physical Activity May Slow Alzheimer's Disease

Staying active may preserve the brain volume in patients who are in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, new study findings suggest. More

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Paintings_2.jpgThe Alzheimer's Paintings
William Utermohlen was a successful, iconoclastic American artist living in London when he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Here, we share a series of poignant self-portraits.

AlzheimerMain_3.jpgBeat Alzheimer's Now
Here's the latest on preventing and treating this disease, as well as important information for caregivers.

AlarmClock3.jpgMelatonin, Light May Aid People with Alzheimer's
A morning-time dose of bright light coupled with an evening dose of melatonin may help normalize the sleep-wake cycle in elderly adults with Alzheimer's.

FruitDementia.jpgFish, Fruit, Veggies May Lower Dementia Risk
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who eat plenty of fruits, vegetables and fish may have a lower risk of developing dementia than those who are partial to steak and eggs.

Dementia2.jpgDiabetes Plus Alzheimer's Gene Ups Dementia Risk
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among individuals who carry the gene mutation associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease, the risk of dementia is increased for those who also have diabetes.

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