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Alzheimers Risk

Yagana Shah

These Common Drugs May Increase Risk For Alzheimer's | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.28.2014 | Fifty

Users of sleep and anxiety drugs may unknowingly be increasing their risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. A study published in the British Med...

Can Being Too Clean Raise Your Risk Of Alzheimer's?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.04.2013 | Fifty

Sometimes a little dirt may be good for you, right? A new study suggests that those living in more industrialized countries with better hygiene may...

7 Foods That Reduce Your Alzheimer's Risk

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpgSPECIAL FROM | Ellen Breslau | Posted 08.06.2013 | Fifty

Keep your brain healthy with these foods that can slow down—or perhaps even help prevent—the disease. Keep Your Brain Healthy The best thing...

Gene Mutation Doubles Alzheimer's Risk In African Americans: Study

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | Black Voices

* Gene explains only part of Alzheimer's risk * Findings need to be confirmed * Results show potential link with cholest...

Alzheimer's Disease: You Can Reduce Your Risk

Richard W. Besdine, M.D. | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard W. Besdine, M.D.

Most physicians now believe that the damage done by Alzheimer's is irreversible and that the best hope lies in preventing it. This is particularly true for people at higher risk. I believe passionately that we should all know what those risks factors are and work to turn them in our favor.

Catherine Pearson

What Your Brain Size Tells You About Your Risk For This Disease | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.21.2011 | Healthy Living

Measuring the thickness of certain spots in the brain may help researchers determine which symptom-free adults are at greater risk of early-onset Alzh...

Catherine Pearson

Discovered: Surprising Factors That Could Up Alzheimer's Risk | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living

There is no way to prevent aging, which is the single biggest risk factor for developing Alzheimer's disease. But a surprising new study suggests that...

Can Lifestyle Choices Stave Off Alzheimer's?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.09.2011 | Home

Numerous studies have suggested that modifiable factors like diet and exercise are associated with risk for Alzheimer’s, but a comprehensive review ...