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Seth Rogen Supports Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease With Hilarity For Charity

Seth Rogen Supports Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease With Hilarity For Charity

By Val Powell October 21, 2014

As a call to arms in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, Seth Rogen and wife Lauren Miller recently held an event that raised more than $900,000 for the cause. Rogen and Miller staged the third annual Hilarity For Charity event …

Glen Campbell Enters Alzheimer’s Facility

Glen Campbell has suffered from Alzheimer’s for about three years now, and last week the 78-year-old country music legend was transferred to an Alzheimer’s facility. Best known for his huge country hits including Rhinestone Cowboy, Wichita Lineman, and Gentle On …

Alzheimer’s Disease: Just How Vulnerable Are You?

Americans are absolutely terrified of Alzheimer’s disease. A survey revealed it to be the illness that when surveyed, most Americans were afraid of developing. This disease is scarier than diabetes, heart disease, or even cancer. Why is Alzheimer’s so feared? …

Alzheimer’s Disease: Blood Test Foretells Illness Alzheimer’s Disease: Blood Test Foretells Illness

Medical researchers have designed an experimental blood test that can predict Alzheimer’s disease before it fully develops. The disease was detected through plasma phospholipids, which researchers said was more convenient in comparison to costly methods like spinal taps or PET scans. “They …

Cholesterol Linked To Alzheimers Disease? Cholesterol Linked To Alzheimers Disease?

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A study being conducted on the onset of Alzheimer’s might be attributed to cholesterol. The study is showing risk factors connected to this heart damaging substance, has been observed in high levels in Alzheimer’s patients. “One of the important themes …

Alzheimer’s May Be Diagnosed Sooner with New Scan Alzheimer’s May Be Diagnosed Sooner with New Scan

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According to CBS, researchers used a new imaging technique that they claim can spot physical brain changes in Alzheimer’s as they occur. Alzheimer’s causes brain changes that eventually lead to the loss of memories and abilities to perform everyday functions. …

Breastfeeding Linked to Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk Breastfeeding Linked to Reduced Alzheimer’s Risk

Though there are many medical reasons why breastfeeding is widely recommended, researchers at the University of Cambridge have made an unlikely connection through a new study. The study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, found that breastfeeding could be …

Vitamin B: Alzheimer’s Might Have Met Its Match Vitamin B: Alzheimer’s Might Have Met Its Match

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A new study published this week shows that vitamin B may be just the thing scientists have been looking for when it comes to Alzheimer’s patients. “Our work shows that a key part of the disease process that leads to …

Alzheimer’s Linked to Inflammatory Process Alzheimer’s Linked to Inflammatory Process

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New research has shown that a well-known inflammatory process could play a role in the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease. The discovery could lead to new research on a different way to combat the disease. “This finding represents an important new …

Diabetes Drug Could Treat Alzheimer's
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A new study has shown that a drug intended to treat diabetes could restore memory in brain cells affected by Alzheimer’s disease. The study, published in The Journal of Neuroscience, demonstrated that a drug named AC253, which never made it …

Dementia Alleviated in Mice Using Antibody Blocker

A new study has shown that mice bred for Alzheimer’s testing that were given an antibody that blocked the immune molecule p40 showed “substantial” improvements in behavioral testing. The effects were seen even when the mice had already begun showing …

Diabetes Treatment Shown to Improve Memory
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A new study shows that a drug used to treat insulin resistance in diabetics could improve cognitive performance in some people with Alzheimer’s disease. In the study, published this week in the Journal of Neuroscience, the drug rosiglitazone was used …

Alzheimer's Signs Found in People as Young as 18
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Researchers this week announced that the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease yet detected have been found in a group of people with a rare inherited form of the disease. Two new studies on the subject were published in the journal …

Alzheimer’s Gene Linked to Lower Brain Amyloid
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The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced that researchers investigating a gene known to increase the risk of Alzheimer’s have discovered the gene is also associated with lower levels of beta amyloid in healthy older people. This finding …

New Book Details Ways To Fight Alzheimer's
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Alzheimer’s Disease is one of my most hated enemies. I watched as it slowly chipped away at my grandmother’s life and sanity. It’s one of those things that you don’t really think about until it directly affects you. Thankfully, some …

Alzheimer’s Could Be Linked to Brain Inflammation

Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia that affects memory, thinking, and behavior, has been linked to inflammation of the brain at an early age, according to a recent study. In order to investigate the theory, scientists caused brain inflammation in …

Pat Summitt To Step Down From Incredible Career

Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt announced in a statement today that she will be stepping down from her position after an incredible 38 years, which spawned a 1098-208 record and 8 national championships, as well as 18 Final Fours. …