New Alzheimer’s Drug Slows the Disease by a Third
A new Alzheimer's drug called Donanemab has shown promising results in slowing down the disease's progression, which is caused by a sticky substance called beta-amyloid that builds up in the brain. Donanemab works similarly to another drug called Lecanemab,...
New Omega-3 May Prevent Alzheimer’s-Related Vision Loss
A new study presented at Discover BMB, a conference of scientists, suggests that omega-3 fatty acids may be helpful for people with Alzheimer's disease who are experiencing vision problems. However, this study has not yet been published in a peer-reviewed...
Vitamin D Could Help Prevent Dementia
Over 55 million people across the globe are currently living with dementia, with the majority of them residing in low- and middle-income nations. The CDC estimates that nearly 10 million new cases are reported every year. Dementia is a medical...
The Greek Doctor Behind the New Alzheimer’s Drug
A Greek, born and bred in Thessaloniki, is offering the world a wonder drug. No, his name is not Albert Bourla of Pfizer. Stelios Papadopoulos of Biogen will help millions with Alzheimer's.
Olive Oil May Help You Live Longer, Lower Risks from Alzheimer’s Disease
A recent study says that substituting olive oil for butter and other saturated fats could improve your health and extend your lifespan by years. Researchers found that people who have over half a tablespoon of olive oil a day are...
Stranded Dolphins Discovered With Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease
Three species of dolphins found stranded in the Scottish coastal waters were identified by researchers with brain issues related to Alzheimer's disease in humans. The dolphins were part of a pod, or group, of other twenty-two odontocetes. The brains of...
Viagra Lowers the Risk of Alzheimer’s by Almost 70%, Study Says
New research published recently suggests that Pfizer's erectile dysfunction drug Viagra can decrease the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by up to 69 percent. The research, which was published in Nature, found that the medication has a direct effect on...
Chris Hemsworth Taking Acting Break Due to Alzheimer Risk
The Thor movie star Chris Hemsworth is taking a break from acting after testing positive for the APOE4 gene attributed to Alzheimer’s disease. Although the Marvel Cinematic Universe has managed to propel several actors to stardom, Chris Hemsworth is believed...
Coffee May Decrease Chances of Alzheimer’s Disease
A recent study suggests that coffee consumption may decrease your chances of developing Alzheimer's disease. The study, which was published last November, sheds light on the mysterious disease, for which there is no cure as of now. While coffee does...
Changes Similar to Alzheimers Take Place in Covid Patients’ Brains
Brain alterations similar to those found in Alzheimers patients are occurring in Covid patients' brains as well, according to a new study out of New York City's Columbia University. Reuters reports in a summary of several recent studies on the...
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