Summary: Alzheimer’s disease is named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer. In 1906, Dr. Alzheimer noticed changes in the brain tissue of a woman who had died of an unusual mental illness.
Scientists say the fruit is loaded with healthful antioxidants which could help prevent the devastating effects of the increasingly common form of dementia.
Have the opportunity to help others: This is often the most important benefit of community service. Participating in it gives you the opportunity to know that you are improving someone's life and making your community better, and you get to see the direct impact of your work.
People who visit a dental professional for a routine check-up are most likely to benefit from early detection and treatment and receive preventive services. Those who seek care for a dental problem may receive less comprehensive treatment and are less likely to receive preventive services. Make sure you have set yourself up for a healthy future.
Caloric balance is like a scale. To remain in balance and maintain your body weight, the calories consumed (from foods) must be balanced by the calories used (in normal body functions, daily activities, and exercise).
African Americans' (AAs) late-onset Alzheimer's disease (LOAD) genetic risk profile is incompletely understood. Including clinical covariates in genetic analyses using informed conditioning might improve study power.
Research shows that doing balance and muscle strengthening activities each week along with moderate intensity aerobic activity, like brisk walking, can help reduce your risk of falling.
Tens of billions of nerve cells, called neurons, most smaller than a grain of sand, are compressed into an incredibly small space about the size of a cantaloupe.
Cannabis is a controversial topic in the medical community, with some well respected doctors advocating for its use and others concerned about its addictive properties and long term effects
1 in 7 people with Alzheimer's disease live alone, according to a recently released report from the Alzheimer's Association.
Black Americans are at increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease because of a complex mix of factors.
Every 69 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease, and by mid-century someone will develop Alzheimer's every 33 seconds.
For many of us, prayer is an important expression of faith an essential act of worship and a daily discipline that allows reflection, provides guidance, and offers solace.
Living alone is a financial strain for elders who must meet maintenance expenses, property taxes and often mortgage payments as well on a fixed income.
It combines many elements of two other popular nutrition plans which have been proven to benefit heart health: the Mediterranean diet and the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet. (MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay.)
Kale contains 7 percent of daily iron needs. “Iron helps in the formation of hemoglobin, which is the main carrier of oxygen to cells of the body and is also important for muscle and brain health.