Dr. Susan Farr found mice, when given enhanced extracts made from spearmint and rosemary, were able to improve their memory and learning.
The body was discovered by search dogs Thursday in Jefferson County while searchers were looking for 60-year-old Deborah Rawlings.
In patients with early Alzheimer’s, disruptions in brain networks emerge about the same time as chemical markers of the disease appear in the spinal fluid.
According to a recent study, seniors with cancer have a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease and vice versa.
TIAM Weekend covers the Race for the Cure and Alzheimer’s.
The new X Prize was proposed by Washington University neurosurgeon Dr. Eric Leuthardt and preventive medicine expert Dean Ornish.
A Saint Louis University geriatric psychiatrist is hoping to find a way to keep Alzheimer’s patients from falling down so much.
“Let’s say you’re in your middle years and you have a parent or a sibling that’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, you need to start seeing a doctor regularly”
Nationally, one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia — up 68 percent from over the last decade.
Yo-El Ju said she hopes future research will find a medication to improve the quality of sleep which might slow or prevent the progression of Alzheimer’s.