Understanding Alzheimer’s: A Guide for Brain Awareness Month 2024

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, a time dedicated to increasing awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, advocating for the brain’s health, and supporting those affected by these conditions. This month, we delve into what Alzheimer’s is, its impact on individuals and families, and how we can all contribute to raising awareness and …

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NATIONAL MINORITY HEALTH MONTH

In celebration of National Minority Health Month, we explore the impact of diversity in clinical trials on public health. Clinical trials play a crucial role in medical research by testing the safety and efficacy of new treatments, making it essential that they accurately reflect the population they aim to serve. Read on to learn more …

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Making a Difference with Alzheimer’s Disease Research

Some amount of memory loss is normal with age. Forgetting your keys, having trouble recalling something new, and needing more time to remember something are common when aging. Unfortunately, many may be unaware of when it’s time to get help for memory loss. Over 50 million people worldwide have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of …

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Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Are you having trouble remembering where your glasses are or remembering when your next appointment is? These could be typical signs of the aging process, but it could be a sign of something more. When should you be concerned about Alzheimer’s disease? Here are common early Alzheimer’s disease warning signs you should look out for! …

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Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, a designated month designed to educate and increase awareness about the disease. Those affected by Parkinson’s disease can receive information on symptom prevention, awareness activities, and ways to get involved in research! Let’s get started!   Causes and Symptoms Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive neurodegenerative disorder that …

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When to Seek Help for Memory Loss

Mild to moderate memory loss is a part of the typical aging process, but did you know it could be the sign of something more? We know that memory loss is a hallmark symptom of Alzheimer’s but can also be the result of other health conditions. Early intervention, in either case, can help identify causes …

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Memory Loss: What Is Normal

Experiencing and learning new things is an everyday occurrence. Your brain can only remember so many of those new things, and so it decides what is worth remembering. Memory is the process of storing and then recalling this information. Many people look at it as a filing cabinet. It doesn’t always work perfectly, and changes …

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How to Manage Living with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. Every year, approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with PD. The cause of it remains unclear, and there is no cure. Parkinson’s itself is not fatal, but complications can be severe, so knowing more about it and how it progresses, is vital. …

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Scientists hail breakthrough in Alzheimer’s research

Anmar Frangoul | Special to CNBC.com 6 Hours Ago CNBC.com Researchers in the U.K. have found that blocking a receptor in the brain that regulates immune cells could “protect against the memory and behavior changes seen in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.” According to a news release from the University of Southampton, the research by …

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MEMORY LOSS

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