Summary: A wrap-up of the 2017 and 2018 reports on the search for breakthrough treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, and other forms of dementia, showing the advancements made in understanding, treating and preventing these neurodegenerative diseases, including promising therapies in the pipeline. [This article first appeared on the website LongevityFacts.com. Author: Brady Hartman. ] During all of 2017 and early 2018, researchers made advances… Continue reading "Hunting Breakthrough Cures for Dementia (Best of 2017 Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Reports)"
Summary: A disease-modifying drug for Parkinson’s disease remains the goal of researchers as they develop promising treatments using gene therapy, autophagy upregulators, and brain mapping. [Author: Brady Hartman. This article first appeared on LongevityFacts and was updated on March 18, 2018] Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are diseases of aging, and the incidence of these conditions rise with each passing… Continue reading "Chasing Breakthrough Cures for Parkinson’s Disease"
Summary: Researchers say coffee prevents Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s for those consuming 3 cups daily. The brain health benefits of the beverage seem to differ between decaf and regular coffee. [Author: Brady Hartman. This article first appeared on LongevityFacts.com.] Perhaps you’ve heard the latest news – the evidence on coffee’s health benefits is increasing every day. In fact, new research shows that coffee… Continue reading "Coffee Improves Brain Health, Prevents Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Say Researchers"