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Exercise eccentrically for possible brain boost

Could something as simple as walking down stairs be the latest weapon in the fight against dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? […]

Physical and mental exercises protect memory by rewiring the brain

For the first time, researchers have revealed that progressive resistance exercise (high intensity strength training) and computerised cognitive training (brain […]
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Snake venom may hold key to Alzheimer’s disease

A toxic protein called amyloid beta is thought to play a key role in the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. In […]

Depression linked to Alzheimer’s disease

There is a strong link between symptoms of depression and cognitive decline, new research from Edith Cowan University has found. […]

Mediterranean diet reduces cognitive decline

The Mediterranean diet has long been recognised as good for the heart and in reducing cancer risk. Now ECU researchers […]

Alzheimer’s disease linked to heart’s effect on the brain

The prevailing medical wisdom that Alzheimer’s Disease has its origins in the brain has a radical and disputed rival with […]

MRI could predict Alzheimer’s disease, improving treatment

Scientists at the University of Queensland have discovered that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) could be used to predict the risk […]

Mediterranean diet: The 10 day switch

A new study looking at the impact of switching to a 10 day Mediterranean-style diet has suggested that even short […]

Reprogramming skin cells to help find a cure for Alzheimer’s

Neuroscientists are reprogramming skin cells in order to discover new treatments and ultimately a cure for a range of devastating […]
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Dementia: How Alzheimer’s Disease affects you and your carer

This video provides a basic understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and examines the ways it affects people living with or caring […]