Hippocampus

Hippocampus: the orchestra director in the deepest part of our brain

 

  Hippocampus. Have you ever gone blank and forgotten what you were going to say? Our brain is full of important data and information that […]

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Nervous System

Nervous System: what is it, functions, areas and diseases

 

  Have you ever stopped to think about how the Nervous System works? How is your body organized? How does it really work? What structures […]

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neurodegenerative diseases

Neurodegenerative Diseases: Characteristics, Cures, and Prevention

 

  Neurodegenerative diseases- What are they? Neurodegenerative diseases are characterized by damage to the nervous system, causing cognitive decline and changes in brain functions and how […]

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Branch like dendrites

Looking at the Neuron; Its structures and their functions.

 

  Cell body. There are around 100 billion neurons in the brain! Neurons are really small, measuring in microns (thousands of a millimetre) The smallest […]

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Cognitive reserve

Cognitive Reserve: What it is, Aging, Alzheimer’s and How To Improve It

 

  We often talk about cognitive reserve when referring to someone who takes care of their brain health, who has the ability to decrease cognitive […]

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Benefits of learning foreign languages

Not Sure If You Should Take The Leap? Cognitive Benefits of Learning Foreign Languages

 

  We may not look back on our foreign language classes at school with much fondness.However, after reading about the following benefits of learning foreign […]

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brain gym: keep your brain healthy and young

Brain Gym: 16 Activities That Will Help Your Brain Stay Younger

 

  Brain Gym for a healthy mind. A few years ago, we started to learn about the importance of training our brains. Today we know […]

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What is validation therapy?

How To Communicate With Someone Who Has Advanced Dementia: Validation Therapy

 

  Do you not understand why you have to continuously repeat the same thing to your family member with dementia? Does it bother you that […]

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Treatment for Alzheimer's

Treatment For Alzheimer’s: New Research And Approved Drugs

 

  For Alzheimer’s disease we have many theories on causes and different prevention techniques and lifestyle tips that might help us delay the onset of […]

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Diet and Alzheimer's Disease

Diet And Alzheimer’s Disease: Eat For Your Future!

 

  Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease that affects millions of people worldwide. There has been a lot of research done on ways to find the […]

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what is early onset dementia

What Is Early Onset Dementia? Signs And Symptoms

 

  What is early onset dementia? It is a degenerative disease that causes a gradual deterioration of the brain cells. It is considered early onset […]

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Early onset Alzheimer's symptoms

Early Onset Alzheimer’s Symptoms: What You Need To Know

 

  When one thinks of Alzheimer’s disease, many can indicate symptoms and factors that are present in the highly developed dementia or in the late […]

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how to take care of someone with Alzheimer's

How to Take Care of Someone with Alzheimer’s

 

  Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that slowly damages the cognitive skills of the person suffering. With time, the disease incapacitates the patient to […]

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Alzheimer's symptoms

11 Alzheimer’s symptoms to detect it in time

 

  When one of our family members starts to have memory peoples, we ask ourselves if perhaps they’re showing symptoms of Alzheimer’s. We should really […]

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

 

 National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month – 5 Facts You Need to Know People with Alzheimer’s disease experience devastating physical and emotional challenges, as the abilities to […]

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Eye and smell tests may detect Alzheimer’s onset

Eye and smell tests may detect Alzheimer’s onset

 

  Eye and smell tests may detect Alzheimer’s onset Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, is a progressive brain condition that damages and […]

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99.6 percent of drug trials for Alzheimer’s disease fail

99.6 percent of drug trials for Alzheimer’s disease fail

 

    99.6 percent of drug trials for Alzheimer’s disease fail Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and causes memory, thinking and […]

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is alzheimers unique for each individual

Is Alzheimer’s Unique For Each Individual?

 

 A new study originating from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) tries to explain why Alzheimer’s disease can progress more or less rapidly for […]

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Scan may detect signs of NFL players’ brain disease

 

  Scan may detect signs of NFL players’ brain disease. An insidious, microscopic protein that has been found in the brain tissue of professional football […]

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Alzheimer’s disease may cause early destruction of ‘grid cells’ for navigation

Alzheimer’s disease may cause early destruction of ‘grid cells’ for navigation

 

  Alzheimer’s disease may cause early destruction of ‘grid cells’ for navigation. Disorientation is often one of the first warnings of Alzheimer’s disease. Someone gets […]

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Alzheimer’s patients can’t make decisions easily, so you must guide them

Alzheimer’s patients can’t make decisions easily, so you must guide them

 

  Alzheimer’s patients can’t make decisions easily, so you must guide them. It is very common for Alzheimer’s dementia patients to say No. There is […]

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Senate panel: Dementia a $20 trillion threat

Senate panel: Dementia a $20 trillion threat

 

  Senate panel: Dementia a $20 trillion threat. The United States has to continue to make funding scientific research on Alzheimer’s disease and other causes […]

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Women with Alzheimer’s deteriorate faster than men

Women with Alzheimer’s deteriorate faster than men

 

  Women with Alzheimer’s deteriorate faster than men. Women with Alzheimer’s show worse mental deterioration than men with the disease, even when at the same […]

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 Learning foreign languages triggers brain growth. In the Swedish Academy of young translators, new recruits study a crash course in complex languages. It is not […]

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 Alzheimer’s signs show in young brain. Scientists studying Alzheimer’s disease are increasingly finding clues that the brain begins to deteriorate years before a person shows […]

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Measuring Metabolism Can Predict Alzheimer’s Progress With 90 Percent Accuracy

 

 When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, scientists usually – and understandably – look to the brain as their first center of attention. Now researchers at […]

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