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When it comes to your health, or the health of someone close to you, it can feel like there’s just too much information out there. At CurationHealth, we get it. We focus on finding relevant and quality news stories about the big health care issues. And we help you make sense of it all.

Alzheimer disease (AD) is characterized by wide heterogeneity in cognitive and behavioural syndromes, risk factors and pathophysiological mechanisms. Addressing this phenotypic variation will be crucial for the development of precise and effective...

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On Thursday night, Biogen announced surprise successful results from an Alzheimer's drug clinical trial that sent shares of the pharmaceutical company soaring.Alzheimer's drug research has been...

A Finnish study published in the respected SLEEP journal shows that a variation in the melatonin receptor 1A (MTNR1A) gene is linked to the risk of Alzheimer's disease in the elderly. The same...

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If you’re someone who looks fit, but actually have a high percentage of fat, you’d be classified under skinny fat. To be healthy, it is important to maintain the optimum fat and muscle percentage. When you have more muscles, your fat will automatically...

A new study has found that "skinny fat—the combination of low muscle mass and strength in the context of high fat mass—may be an important predictor of cognitive performance in older adults. While...

I learned that people living with Alzheimer's or a related dementia are not the enemy, they are our loved one's. By Alzheimer's Reading Room My name is Bob DeMarco. I am an Alzheimer's caregiver. I took care of my mother for 8 and a half years - 3,112...

Researchers have found that a low-dose aspirin regimen could be a new way of reducing Alzheimer’s disease pathology. The Society for Neuroscience had conducted the study, and found that activating the cellular machinery which is responsible for...

According to a new study, the effects of natural aging processes, combined with those of obesity and a poor diet, affect certain brain mechanisms, thereby boosting the risk of Alzheimer's. In a new...

While ageing is a significant risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, a new study shows that obesity during middle age may contribute to the early development of the brain disorder, termed as the most common form of dementia. The results showed that ageing,...

A new study suggests that when a high-fat, high-sugar diet that leads to obesity is paired with normal aging, it may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease. In addition, researchers...

What if there was a preventative measure that could slash your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by up to half? Some nutritionists may have found it, in the form of a Mediterranean-based diet that's high in nutrients and low in sugar and unhealthy...

What if there was a preventative measure that could slash your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by up to half? Some nutritionists may have found it, in the form of a Mediterranean-based diet that's high in nutrients and low in sugar and unhealthy...