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Mum, 82, who couldn't recognise her own son due to dementia gets memory back - after changing her diet

An 82-year-old dementia sufferer who failed to recognise her own son has incredibly got her memory back after changing her diet.<p>When his mother's …

Dementia

The road to Alzheimer’s disease is lined with processed foods

Dementia haunts the United States. There’s no one without a personal story about how dementia has touched someone they care for. But beyond personal stories, the broader narrative is staggering: By 2050, we are on track to have almost 15 million Alzheimer’s patients in the US alone. That’s roughly …

Alzheimer's Disease

Beetroot: This disgusting superfood could protect against Alzheimer's

<b>As noted on Coach before, beetroot is</b> <b>pretty damned disgusting</b> <b>— which is why it's so frustrating that it's also so damned good for you.</b><p>New research …

Drugs to vaccinate over-50s against Alzheimer’s could be here in a decade...with a £ 9bn price tag

Drugs to vaccinate everyone over the age of 50 against Alzheimer’s could be available within 10 years, but would cost the NHS £9 billion, a new report has shown.<p>New analysis commissioned by Alzheimer’s Research UK found that drugs to halt, slow or reverse the disease could be available in as little …

How to live to 101: Six easy steps that will lead to a longer and healthier life

<b>Embarrassing Bodies presenter Dr Dawn Harper has helped people tackle all sorts of problems over the years, and now she’s aiming to give people a</b> …

‘Highly fit’ middle-age women nearly 90% less likely to develop dementia decades later, study finds

If this doesn’t encourage you to squeeze in a workout today, nothing will: a new study from Sweden shows that women who were highly fit in mid-life were nearly 90% less likely to get dementia decades later.<p>After initial exercise tests in middle age, researchers followed the women for 44 years. Both …

Dementia

Could a lack of sleep be causing dementia?

“In sleep we heal” was one of my mother’s favourite sayings: she was convinced a good night’s sleep was the answer to everything thing from a grazed knee to a broken heart. At the age of 91, her mind remained pin sharp while many of her friends drifted off into dementia. It didn’t occur to me to …

Dementia

Dementia study links your risk with your fitness level

<b>(CNN) —</b> Your stamina -- or the time it takes for you to reach peak exhaustion during exercise -- can be tied to your dementia risk, and a new study reveals how.<p>The study, published Wednesday in the medical journal Neurology, found that women with high cardiovascular fitness, or high stamina, had an …

Dementia

People are dying because we misunderstand how those with addiction think

A philosopher explains why addiction isn’t a moral failure.<p>The American opioid epidemic claimed 42,300 lives in 2016 alone. While the public policy challenge is daunting, the problem isn’t that we lack any effective treatment options. The data shows that we could save many lives by expanding …

High cholesterol in late life may mean better brain health

A study of older people has found that having a total cholesterol level higher than it was in midlife is tied to a lower risk of marked cognitive …

Alzheimer's blood test detects disease decades before symptoms, aiding drug search

Every 66 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's. The disease is debilitating and deadly. Day-to-day tasks become difficult or …

Dementia

The onset of Alzheimer’s disease: the importance of family history

You’re about to turn 60, and you’re fretting. Your mother has had Alzheimer’s disease since the age of 65. At what age will the disease strike you? A …

Scientists Are Revealing The Brain Difference That Turns Some People Into 'Superagers'

This is amazing.<p>They're the minority the majority is dying to get into. Superagers: older folks aged 80 and beyond whose razor-sharp powers of mental …

Excessive alcohol use linked to early-onset dementia risk

<b>(CNN) —</b> Excessive alcohol use could increase your risk for all types of dementia, particularly early-onset dementia, according to a new study.<p>The study, published Tuesday in the journal Lancet Public Health, looked at over 1 million adults released from French hospitals between 2008 and 2013 who …

Dementia

Can Alcohol Help You Live Longer? Here’s What the Research Really Says

New research, which was presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s annual conference, has found that moderate drinking is …

Alcohol

Scientists Explore Ties Between Alzheimer's And Brain's Ancient Immune System

Beer has fueled a lot of bad ideas. But on a Friday afternoon in 2007, it helped two Alzheimer's researchers come up with a really a good one.<p>Neuroscientists Robert Moir and Rudolph Tanzi were sipping Coronas in separate offices during "attitude adjustment hour" at Massachusetts General Hospital, …

Dementia

Alzheimer's Plaques Erased in Mice—What's Next?

The remarkable results suggest a route for future medications, but a great deal of work remains.<p>Now more than ever, Alzheimer's disease poses an enormous burden. The neurodegenerative disease afflicts more than five million Americans, robbing them of their memories and placing strain and heartache …

Ethereum founder warns cryptocurrencies 'could drop to near zero at any time'

The founder of Ethereum, the second most valuable cryptocurrency in the world, has warned that cryptocurrencies "could drop to near zero at any time."<p>To those interested in investing, 24-year-old Russian-Canadian programmer and writer Vitalik Buterin also suggested: "Don't put in more money than …

Cryptocurrency

Why Warren Buffett Is Right About Bitcoin (Investors, Take Note) | Inc.com

Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon and Jim Cramer all have the same advice regarding Bitcoin: <i>Stay away.</i><p>In fact, Buffett has even gone on record, stating, "I can say with almost certainty that [cryptocurrencies] will come to a bad ending...we'll <i>never</i> have a position in them."<p>Unfortunately, these sages of …

Blockchain

IOTA (MIOTA): Don’t Know What This Cryptocurrency Is Yet?

IOTA (MIOTA) has been climbing the crypto-coin ranks. At the time of writing, it’s the 7th most valuable digital currency. Currently worth $10.3 …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, IOTA, Litecoin, Dash, Monero: Price Analysis, Dec.28

<i>The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Billionaire Tilman Fertitta: Bitcoin's here to stay, but a lot of people won't buy in until it's insured

For billionaire restaurateur Tilman Fertitta, the rise of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin has striking similarities to the dot-com bubble of the late …

Cryptocurrency

FTSE 100 hits record high; Bitcoin falls as South Korea announces crackdown - as it happened

All the day’s economic and financial news, as South Korea pledges new regulations on cryptocurrency trading<p>Latest: FTSE 100 creeps higher South Korea bans anonymous cryptocurrency accounts Regulators could close virtual coin exchanges Money-launderers to face ‘maximum sentences’ Analyst: Regulators …

Cryptocurrency

Retirement home shut down months after attack on 86-year-old

<b>(CNN) —</b> A newly uncovered video of a resident at an assisted living facility in Florida mercilessly beating another resident raises new questions about the safety of the elderly in places meant to protect and care for them.<p>In the video, obtained last week, a 52-year-old resident is seen punching an …

Crime

Beware of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Scams -- Like These

When some investments seem to be soaring, many people get excited -- and scammers target them. Beware of these scams.<p>We're living in wacky times -- …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin falls $1,000 after South Korea promises crackdown on trading

Move comes less than two weeks after high-profile digital currency exchange in Seoul was hacked and went bankrupt<p>Bitcoin plunged by more than $1,000 (£740) on Thursday after South Korea said it was planning a crackdown on trading in the digital currency in the latest of a string of warnings for …

Cryptocurrency

6 Factors That Can Increase Your Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

Some of these we can't control.<p>Alzheimer's disease affects nearly 5 million Americans, a number that's expected to balloon to 13.8 million by 2050.<p>In …

Dementia

Litecoin Price Predictions For 2018: Experts Forecast Next Year's Value

Litecoin creator Charlie Lee made an unprecedented move this month to preserve the integrity of his bitcoin-inspired cryptocurrency: selling off all …

'Heed these words of warning:' Ethereum founder threatens to leave if the crypto community doesn't grow up

Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum, thinks crypto is heading in the wrong direction.<p>Buterin, 23, on Wednesday lamented the immaturity of communities across the cryptocurrency market. He said folks in the space should understand the difference between enacting positive change for society and …

Cryptocurrency

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