• Nutritional intervention may reduce effects of aging on cognition

    7 days ago - By Healio

    SAN DIEGO - With prevalence of age-related cognitive decline and limited curative treatment options, nutritional interventions may prevent or delay symptom onset, per a presenter at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference.
    “There are individuals who lose their memory and don't have Alzheimer's disease and may not have any pathology that a physician can identify,” Christian J. Camargo, MD, of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, said regarding his poster presentation. “What can be done for the individuals who say, ‘I don't
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  • Light stimulation may help delay AD progression, more research needed in older adults

    Light stimulation may help delay AD progression, more research needed in older adults

    7 days ago - By Healio

    SAN DIEGO - Light exposure and stimulation of the locus coeruleus may be a promising way to delay Alzheimer's disease progression, according to a presenter at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference.
    “With light stimulation we try to target the locus coeruleus , which has huge implications in earlier stages of Alzheimer's disease,” Elise Beckers, of Limburg Alzheimer's Centre at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, said during her poster presentation. “We also know the pupil is somehow linked to LC activity and that would be
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