All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘memory loss’

Memory Loss Prevention May Be Just One Bite Of Chocolate Away

Memory loss is a condition that is both terrifying and tragic. For far too many individuals, memory problems grow worse with time. For those who suffer from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss can be particularly bad. For years, scientists have been working to reverse memory loss. Now there are claims that a much-beloved food may not only prevent the …

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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 decided to start with fats, since it was the easiest and least expensive,” according to a report by CNN. “They drew blood from …

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Alzheimer’s Disease Could be Detected by Blood Test

Globally, 44 million people suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, with 4.7 million of those living here in the United States. By 2050, that number will increase to nearly 14 million in the US and 115 million worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. As it currently stands, Alzheimer’s may be the third leading cause of death in the United States, trailing …

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Brett Favre Would Be Worried About A Son Playing Football [Video]

Brett Favre came out in an interview with Matt Lauer of NBC, revealing that he would be leery of a son playing in the NFL today. Favre is one of the latest people to come out about the health problems that he has suffered since leaving the NFL. As a quarterback that stuck around for a long time, he was …

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Brett Favre Suffers From Memory Loss

Brett Favre has now become the latest NFL player to claim memory loss after retirement. There is no doubt that players of all positions suffer hard hits and many encounter injuries throughout their careers, but it is often hardest on quarterbacks. Favre played longer than most players do, and continued to waver in and out of retirement, after finally retiring …

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Diabetes May Lead to Decline in Memory, Thinking Ability

Diabetes already causes a number of health concerns, including heart disease, kidney disease, nerve damage, and foot problems. Adding to these woes is a recent study which claims that those living with diabetes and poor blood sugar may find themselves at risk for declining memory and thinking ability. Medical professionals feel this theory holds particularly true with older people. The …

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