Having great-grandparents, cousins with Alzheimer's linked to higher risk
Having a parent with Alzheimer's disease has been known to raise a person's risk of developing the disease, but new research suggests that having second- and third-degree...
5 days ago - ScienceDaily
Lethal Prions and Alzheimer's; Cannabis and Dementia; Baby Brains and Autism
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Top 9 Nutrients for Better Brain Health
Like autism among children, Alzheimer's among seniors has reached epidemic proportions, with no slowdown in sight. On the contrary, evidence suggests the trend is worsening. At...
1 month ago - Mercola
Newly launched initiative helps children learn simple ways to keep the brain healthy
My Brain Robbie, a fantastic new initiative to promote brain health among school going children, has been launched through the Pilot Awards for Global Brain Health Leaders, an...
2 monthes ago - News Medical - 2 articles
High doses of a nutrient in meat, eggs & fish may protect multiple generations against Alzheimer's
Choline, a common supplement for pregnant women, may change their genes to protect both their children and grandchildren from Alzheimer's, a new Arizona State University study...
2 monthes ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
10 Ways To Really Help A Friend Who's Caring For A Sick Parent
When a person you love deeply is slipping away, it is a struggle to not feel like you are dying right along with them. My mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer's five years ago, at...
2 monthes ago - Scary Mommy
Mysterious, deadly ‘nodding' epidemic in Ugandan children may hold clues to Alzheimer's
The young teenage boy in the photo cannot stand on his own. He is being held up on his feet in front of a thatched roof hut in northern Uganda. His face is obscured for...
2 monthes ago - National Post
Air pollution linked with development of Alzheimer's in Mexico City children
A new study by researchers at the Universities of Montana, Valle de México, Boise State, Universidad Veracruzana, Instituto Nacional de Pediatría and Paul-Flechsig-Institute...
2 monthes ago - News Medical - 2 articles
MRI scans identify differences between Alzheimer's disease converters, non-converters
Researchers identified quantifiable differences between older adults who developed Alzheimer's disease and those who did not using diffusion weighted MRI. The study, presented...
4 monthes ago - Healio
Dealing With A Dementia Diagnosis: Helping Your Loved One
Watching your parents or older family members age and become less self-sufficient is one of the most difficult aspects of being an adult. No matter how much you mentally...
4 monthes ago - HealthWorks Collective
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Mother's Age, Pregnancy History Tied to Miscarriage Risk
Mom's age and pregnancy history can be strongly associated with an increased risk of miscarriage, reveals a new study.
Milk or No Milk for Babies With a Rare Type of Genetic Disorder
The study found that children with Duarte galactosemia are at no greater risk of long-term developmental abnormalities than their unaffected siblings, with exposure to milk as...
Colombian baby girl born with her twin INSIDE her
The little girl called Izamara, born on February 22 in Barranquilla, Colombia, is an incredibly rare example of 'fetus-in-fetu' births, first described in 1808 but rarely seen...
RECALL: Toys “R” Us Canada's Koala Baby 2-pack sleepers
Toys “R” Us Canada is recalling their Koala Baby brand 2-pack sleepers because they don't meet the flammability requirements for children's sleepwear under Canadian law...
FDA Approves First Drug For Postpartum Depression - If You Have An Extra...
The treatment works almost immediately - but costs thousands of dollars and involves a lengthy hospital stay It's hard to hate on any treatment that science provides for curing...
Simple Blood Test can Determine the Preterm Birth Rate in Low-resource Countries
Simple blood test and mathematical model can precisely identify preterm babies without ultrasound, reports a new study
Pregnant Women with Undiagnosed Diabetes More Likely to Experience Stillbirths
Women with undiagnosed diabetes in pregnancy are more likely to experience stillbirth, reveals a new study.
Undernutrition in Pregnancy Changes Lung-Specific Gene Expressions
New research shows how a mother's diet can affect epigenetic markers of her offspring and result in changes to genes that regulate lung health.
American Women Are Not Having Healthier Pregnancies Than The Refugees
Women who are refugees are having better pregnancy outcomes than the average American pregnancy, finds a new study.
Ariana Grande Will Have Voter Registration Booths At All Her U.S. Concerts
Ariana Grande will make it easy for U.S. fans to register to vote at all her upcoming shows Ariana Grande just kicked off her much-anticipated Sweetener tour with a show at the...