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Will people with Down syndrome unlock the mystery of Alzheimer's disease?

58 minutes ago   |   ABC News

Michael Clayburgh, 29, is a person with Down syndrome participating in a clinical trial.
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Exercise could ease Alzheimer's disease complications

2 hours ago   |   Healio

James Hendrix Sharon A. Brangman This year alone, Alzheimer's and related dementias will cost the United States more than $250 billion, according to data from Alzheimer's...
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Viral activity may play role in Alzheimer's disease

2 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Sam Gandy New research published in Neuron revealed a link between human herpesvirus activity and molecular, neuropathological, genetic and clinical aspects of Alzheimer's...
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Probiotics May Prevent Osteoporosis in Older Women

Probiotics May Prevent Osteoporosis in Older Women

3 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Probiotics can reduce the risk of osteoporosis and fractures in older women. Treatment with probiotics which contain health-promoting bacteria can prevent age-related bone loss...
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Herpes may play role in pathogenesis of Alzheimer's

4 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Herpes virus present within the body long after the overt infection may play a role in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease say researchers. The study titled, “Multiscale...
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Parkinson's Meds Tied to Higher Rate of Gambling, Sex Addiction Than Thought

4 hours ago   |   Medicine Net   |   2 articles

Title: Parkinson's Meds Tied to Higher Rate of Gambling, Sex Addiction Than Thought Category: Health News Created: 6/20/2018 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 6/21/2018...
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Microbypass stent lowers IOP, reduces medication usage

7 hours ago   |   Healio

DENVER - Justin Schweitzer, OD, reported here at Optometry's Meeting that in his study of 440 eyes, the iStent , a trabecular microbypass stent, in combination with cataract...
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VIDEO: More efficient, safer and effective cataract and glaucoma surgery

8 hours ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - At the Kiawah Eye meeting here, OSN Glaucoma Section Editor Thomas W. Samuelson, MD, gives tips on increasing safety in cataract and glaucoma surgery.
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Alzheimer's supplement 'breakthrough' branded 'deeply cynical' by experts

Alzheimer's supplement 'breakthrough' branded 'deeply cynical' by experts

9 hours ago   |   NutraIngredients-USA

New research identifying a nutrient combination that claims to slow the progression of Alzheimerâs disease has been criticised by the scientific community, who urged caution...
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Plan ahead for weather emergencies, doctors advise peers

11 hours ago   |   Healio

Troy Feisinger Hurricane season starts June 1, for many bringing memories of the severe storms that battered the United States in 2017 and serving as a reminder of the...
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Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's?

Could Herpes Virus Play a Role in Alzheimer's?

Human herpes virus 6 and 7 were found in Alzheimer's-affected brains at levels up to twice as high as in those without Alzheimer's, the scientists reported Thursday. Read more ...

Physical Function in Older Adults With Multiple Sclerosis: An Application of...

Physical Function in Older Adults With Multiple Sclerosis: An Application of the Short Physical Performance Battery

Background and Purpose: There is a growing prevalence of older persons living with multiple sclerosis , and this cohort likely undergoes changes in physical function associated... Read more ...

Determining Whether a Dosage-Specific and Individualized Home Exercise...

Determining Whether a Dosage-Specific and Individualized Home Exercise Program With Consults Reduces Fall Risk and Falls in Community-Dwelling Older Adults With Difficulty Walking: A Randomized Control Trial

Background and Purpose: The development and implementation of effective interventions to prevent falls in older adults is a public health priority. The purpose of this study... Read more ...

Herpes strains 90% of us have are 'abundant' in Alzheimer's patients

Herpes strains 90% of us have are 'abundant' in Alzheimer's patients

Two strains of the herpes virus that some 90 percent of us pick up as children may disrupt the human genes that raise risks for Alzheimer's disease, new Mt Sinai School of... Read more ...

Probiotics May Prevent Osteoporosis in Older Women

Probiotics May Prevent Osteoporosis in Older Women

Probiotics can reduce the risk of osteoporosis and fractures in older women. Treatment with probiotics which contain health-promoting bacteria can prevent age-related bone loss... Read more ...

Alzheimer's supplement 'breakthrough' branded 'deeply cynical' by experts

Alzheimer's supplement 'breakthrough' branded 'deeply cynical' by experts

New research identifying a nutrient combination that claims to slow the progression of Alzheimerâs disease has been criticised by the scientific community, who urged caution... Read more ...

Facebook bans Alzheimer's, Dementia prevention education videos

Facebook bans Alzheimer's, Dementia prevention education videos

In yet another example of tech giants protecting Big Pharma's evil monopolies by censoring content that helps people heal, Facebook has banned advertising of an upcoming... Read more ...

Patient-Reported and Objectively Measured Function Before and After Reverse...

Patient-Reported and Objectively Measured Function Before and After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Background and Purpose: Documenting functional outcomes after reverse shoulder arthroplasty is critical to advancing patient care. The interplay been self-reported and... Read more ...

First-Person Perspective Action Observation Training in Individuals With...

First-Person Perspective Action Observation Training in Individuals With Parkinson's Disease: A Consideration-of-Concept Controlled Pilot Trial

Background and Purpose: Action observation training consists of the observing of actions performed by others, followed by imitation. Physical therapy techniques based on action... Read more ...

Development and Validation of a Novel Motor-Cognitive Assessment Strategy of...

Development and Validation of a Novel Motor-Cognitive Assessment Strategy of Compensatory Sit-to-Stand Maneuvers in People With Dementia

Background and Purpose: People with dementia show disease-specific sit-to-stand movement disorders, which relate to deficits of integrating cognitive aspects of motor processes... Read more ...