1. How Alzheimers Causes Dementia

    How Alzheimers Causes Dementia
    Dementia, one of the symptoms of Alzheimers, stems from the neurofibrillary tangles of which form during the development of the disease. The neurofibrillary tangles consist of tau proteins, abnormal clumps within the neurons, and amyloid beta plaques, which form outside the cell and are often accompanied with neuronal death. Both affect neurons that are involved in memory formation, desecrating these...
  2. Keys to Fighting Alzheimer's: 2016 Research

    Keys to Fighting Alzheimer's: 2016 Research
    (Image via NYtimes) Below are scientifically reported events that can help the general public and researchers understand the latest tools and methods to alleviate or combat the neurodegenerative disease that affects over 5 million Americans every year and 60% of 47.5 million people with dementia. Keep Your Cerebrovascular System Healthy Researchers reported those with arteriosclerosis and atherosclerosis had higher chances...
  3. Dementia Research Articles (2016)

    Dementia Research Articles (2016)
    A flurry of awesome research articles regarding Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other neurological disorders were published last week. Below are the top ones concerning dementia's relation to the cardiovascular system as well as a new bioengineered method of looking at the disease via protein-activation of neurotransmitters: Confirmed: There is No Risk of Contracting Dementia via Blood Transfusion What they found: The Karolinska...

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