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Genetic recombination may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Genetic recombination may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease
Posted on 3 Dec 2018 by Enviva Care

According to a new study at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), USA, scientists have identified the gene recombination in neurons that produce thousands of new gene variants within Alzheimer’s disease brains.


Could an Alzheimer’s vaccine help halt the disease?

Could an Alzheimer’s vaccine help halt the disease?
Posted on 26 Nov 2018 by Enviva Care

A new study suggests that an Alzheimer’s injection could halt the build-up of both kinds of toxic plagues and tangles that clog a dementia sufferer’s brain.


Could a high-fat diet lower the risk of dementia?

Could a high-fat diet lower the risk of dementia?
Posted on 19 Nov 2018 by Enviva Care

Research has revealed that a high-fat diet could reduce the risk of dementia.


Six to eight glasses of water a day helps keep Alzheimer’s disease away

Six to eight glasses of water a day helps keep Alzheimer’s disease away
Posted on 14 Nov 2018 by Enviva Care

Dementia risk could be lowered by making some small diet or lifestyle changes. People can reduce their chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease by staying hydrated and drinking lots of fluids.


The combination of diabetes and dementia increases the risk of death

The combination of diabetes and dementia increases the risk of death
Posted on 10 Nov 2018 by Enviva Care

According to new research, hypoglycaemia is an under recognised risk factor for death in seniors who have both dementia and diabetes.


44-year-old muscular dystrophy survivor

44-year-old muscular dystrophy survivor
Posted on 5 Nov 2018 by Enviva Care

Daniel Baker, who has muscular dystrophy, was told that his life expectancy was likely to be in his early 20s. Despite this, the 44-year-old has overcome so many hurdles in his life and is living his best life.


A stroke can double the risk of dementia, study finds

A stroke can double the risk of dementia, study finds
Posted on 30 Oct 2018 by Enviva Care

Researchers from the University of Exeter found that people who have suffered from a stroke are twice as likely to develop dementia.


Rise in the number of pensioners suffering from depression

Rise in the number of pensioners suffering from depression
Posted on 1 Oct 2018 by Enviva Care

Across England, in 2016/17 there were 15,941 pensioners newly diagnosed with depression.


Trio to take on 100km ‘pilgrimage’ for Parkinson’s disease

Trio to take on 100km ‘pilgrimage’ for Parkinson’s disease
Posted on 17 Sep 2018 by Enviva Care

Three fundraisers are getting ready to take on a 100km ‘pilgrimage’ overseas in their efforts to raise money for a Parkinson’s disease charity.


Eating cherries could lower your risk of vascular dementia

Eating cherries could lower your risk of vascular dementia
Posted on 3 Sep 2018 by Enviva Care

Symptoms of vascular dementia include memory loss, difficulty concentrating or having slow thoughts. However, you could lower your risk of the brain condition by adding more cherries to your diet.


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