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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...

Olive Oil May Help You Live Longer, Lower Risks from Alzheimer’s Disease

A new 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...

Viagra Lowers the Risk of Alzheimer’s By Up to 69%

New research published on Monday suggests that Pfizer's erectile dysfunction drug Viagra can decrease the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by up to 69%. The research, which was published in Nature, found that the medication has a direct effect on...

Alzheimer’s Vaccine, Treatment Closer to Becoming Reality

Recent medical research suggests that a vaccine and treatment for the dreaded disease of Alzheimer's may not be far off. The study, which involved research in mice, was conducted by researchers from the University of Leicester, the University Medical Center...

Stelios Papadopoulos: Greek 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.

New Alzheimer’s Drug Developed By Greek Scientists

Aduhelm, a new, completely revolutionary treatment for the dreaded disease of Alzheimer's was approved on Wednesday by the FDA.

"Use Your Brain or Lose It" Says Expatriate Neuroscientist N. Rompakis

The distinguished Greek neuroscientist has come to Thessaloniki for only a few lectures, but his contribution will be invaluable. Nikolaos Rompakis studied Chemistry at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and then won a scholarship to New York University. After tutoring for...

Alzheimer's on the Rise in Larissa Prefecture

Alzheimer’s disease is showing a steady rise over the last few years and according to recent statistics, 3,718 people have been diagnosed with this incurable form of dementia alone in the prefecture of Larissa. In fact, the prefecture is showing the...