Short-cuts Result in the Misdiagnosis of Dementia: It’s Terrible!

A recent study showed a high rate of misdiagnosis of dementia when using brief cognitive screening tools. Incredibly, 35.7% of…

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Amazing Plan to Neutralise the Bad Guys in Alzheimer’s Disease

If you have one copy of a gene called apoE4, then your chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease are more than…

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Artificial Sweeteners: Stroke and Dementia Risk

If you consume artificially sweetened drinks in preference to those that contain sugar, you have an increased risk of having…

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Fasting protects against Alzheimer’s disease

Recent research suggests that intermittent fasting may protect against the development of Alzheimer’s disease.  At least, this holds true in…

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Traffic and Alzheimer’s Disease

The closer you live to major roads, the higher the chances are that you’ll develop Alzheimer’s disease (AD), but traffic…

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Viral infection in Alzheimer’s

Is Alzheimer’s disease caused by a viral infection? Yesterday I blogged about the importance of olfactory impairment in the early…

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When you can’t smell the roses anymore

Impaired sense of smell (anosmia) is an early warning sign of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Korsakoff’s…

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Floss to prevent Alzheimer’s?

Oral bacteria in Alzheimer’s brains. Recently, researchers were amazed to find a seven-fold increase in bacterial counts in the brains…

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