Why Bilingualism Could Be Good for Your Brain

Researchers have found that bilingualism can slow down and mitigate the course of age-related changes in the human brain. The study is authored by scientists from the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience in Moscow, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University in Milan and Northumbria University in Newcastle.   A sample of cognitively healthy senior (60+ years of age) bilingual

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Link confirmed between Alzheimer’s disease and gut microbiota

Swiss and Italian scientists have been able to prove a correlation between gut microbiota and the appearance of amyloid plaques in the brain, buildups typically associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia and is an incurable condition that directly affects millions of people, and indirectly affects many more family

Stages of Alzheimer's and Symptoms

The Stages of Alzheimer’s and Their Symptoms

Watching someone you love—whether it’s a parent, a spouse, or an old friend—struggle with Alzheimer’s disease is never easy.  Once this irreversible condition takes hold, it progressively worsens as time passes. Symptoms of dementia, which can disrupt cognition, memory, and reasoning, are hallmarks of this disease. You can support your loved one by taking the

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Alzheimer’s: Hereditary Risk and Genetic Testing

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an irreversible neurodegenerative disease that causes dementia. Some of the first warning signs may include forgetfulness, lapses in judgement, and confusion. Vision changes, social withdrawal, mood changes, memory loss, and difficulty planning, problem solving, completing routine tasks and recognizing people are other early-stage symptoms.   Over time, symptoms of AD tend

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Alzheimer’s Treatment, Medications, and Care Explained

Although AD can’t be cured and there are currently no treatments which can stop the disease from progressing to its later stages, medication, therapy and lifestyle changes may help symptoms and improve quality of life. Alzheimer’s may begin slowly, ultimately causing irreversible changes in memory, reasoning, and other cognitive functions. People with AD may eventually

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Frequently Asked Questions About Alzheimer’s Disease

What is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a degenerative disorder that affects the brain. It destroys brain cells, breaking down neural connections and causing memory, behavior, and mental function to deteriorate. AD affects people in different ways. Sometimes, the disease progresses gradually, leaving major cognitive functions such as reasoning and memory intact for several