Researchers of a recent study have found that niacin (also known as vitamin B3) slows down the progression of Alzheimers in a mouse model. Niacin seems to change microglia response to amyloid plaques.

According to a recent study, checking your cholesterol and glucose levels at the age of 35 may prevent from getting Alzheimer’s later in life.

Recent review of the existing studies highlighted that both high (daily/near daily) and low (> 2 times a week) frequency cannabis young users were 6 times more likely to develop schizophrenia compared to those who had never used cannabis. However, not all compounds of cannabis have such disasterious results on the mental health. A recent […]

According to a recent small but long-term study, drinking 2 cups of coffee (2x240g) may make you less likely to develop Alzheimer’s.

So far, there is no progress in finding a treatment of Alzheimer’s. Almost all potential current treaments aim to dissolve amyloid plaques in the brain. The researchers of a recent study have chosen a dinstinct way of fighting the disease. They aimed at a different form of the amyloid-beta, its truncated form and developed both […]

According to a recent study, a combination of 2 existing drugs, gemfibrosil and retinoic acid, might not only fight brain damage caused by Alzheimer’s, but even improve cognition! Gemfibrosil (or Lopid) is a cholesterol-lowering drug, and retinoic acid,a vitamin A derivative, is widely used to treat various diseases.

According to a recent small study, the longer and higher exposure to estrogen in middle-aged women, the larger their gray matter volume and the lower their risk of developing Alzheimer’s.

According to a recent study, only 4 weeks eating highly processed food (such as snacks, frozen ready-to-go dishes as pasta and pizza, and variety of meat sausages) causes a strong inflammation in the brain of older rats, leading to memory loss. Interestingly, neuroinflammation and memory problems were not seen in young adult rats that ate […]

A recent study found that an oxidation-antioxidant imbalance in the blood is an early indicator of Alzheimer’s. The study showed that oxidative markers, known to be involved in Alzheimer’s disease, are increased up to 5 years before the onset of the disease in people with the APOE4 gene.

According to a recent study, migraine could increase risk for all-cause dementia and Alzheimer’s. This finding is based on the meta-analysis of 5 published cohort studies, incorporating data from 249.303 people.