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Could Vitamin D3 and Curcumin Help Improve Amyloid Beta Clearance In Alzheimer's Patients? by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Thu 17 Mar 2011 7:35pm These findings demonstrate three very different levels of immunity and possible reactions to natural therapies of vitamin D3 and curcumin ...These differences could point to a new way to track the progression of Alzheimer's disease and the effectiveness of these natural therapies based on an individual patient's immunity... Alzheimer's Reading ... Read on »
Alzheimer's plaques in PE ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 12 Jul 2012 3:56pm Alzheimer's plaques in PET brain scans identify future cognitive decline 12 july 2012--Among patients with mild or no cognitive impairment, brain scans using a new radioactive dye can detect early evidence of Alzheimer's disease that may predict future decline, according to a multi-center study led by researchers at Duke University Medical C ... Read on »
Depressed Alzheimer’s Patients Show Declining Ability to Handle Activities by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 Mar 2013 11:31pm This is the first paper to show that declines in function and cognition are inter-related, and that the presence of depression in patients living with Alzheimer's is associated with more rapid functional decline. +Alzheimer's Reading Room More symptoms of depression and lower cognitive status are independently associated ... Read on »
Depression in Alzheimer's ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 27 Mar 2013 5:39pm Depression in Alzheimer's patients associated with declining ability to handle daily activities More symptoms of depression and lower cognitive status are independently associated with a more rapid decline in the ability to handle tasks of everyday living, according to a study by Columbia University Medical Center researchers in this month's ... Read on »
Rare Genomic Mutations Found with Early Onset, Familial Alzheimer's Disease by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 23 Jun 2013 11:39pm These are the first new early-onset familial Alzheimer's disease gene mutations to be reported since 1995, when we co-discovered the presenilins. +Alzheimer's Reading Room Although a family history of Alzheimer's disease is a primary risk factor for the devastating neurological disorder, mutations in only three genes – the amy ... Read on »
Omega 3 ‘Fish Oil’ Supplements Do Not Appear to Slow Cognitive, Functional Decline in Alzheimer’s Disease by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Nov 2010 7:01am In summary, these results indicate that DHA supplementation (Omega 3) is not useful for the population of individuals with mild to moderate Alzheimer disease.... Alzheimer's Reading Room Patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease (AD) who received supplementation with the omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), believed t ... Read on »
Lilly Phase 3 Clinical Trial Solanezumab for Alzheimer's Disease by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 08 Oct 2012 10:31pm "Alzheimer's disease causes significant burden on patients, caregivers and our society.  We believe these data in patients with mild disease may provide a step toward a potential treatment option."   ~ David Ricks, senior vice president and president, Lilly Bio-Medicines .  Alzheimer's Reading Room The results for Solanezumab ... Read on »
New Drug Alzhemed Stops Alzheimer's In Tracks by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:55am The drug -- called Alzhemed -- attacks Amyloid Peptide - the molecule that causes Alzheimer's. Paul Aisen, M.D.: "I think it is tremendously significant." An early study showed Alzhemed stabilized the disease in nearly half of patients. Now, more than 1,000 are being followed. Source ABC7 Nearly five-million Americans are ... Read on »
New Drug Alzhemed Stops Alzheimer's In Tracks by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 21 Feb 2007 12:00am The drug -- called Alzhemed -- attacks Amyloid Peptide - the molecule that causes Alzheimer's. Paul Aisen, M.D.: "I think it is tremendously significant." An early study showed Alzhemed stabilized the disease in nearly half of patients. Now, more than 1,000 are being followed. Source ABC7 Nearly five-million Americans are ... Read on »
7 Easy Ways to show someone with Alzheimer’s Respect and Dignity by Mom-n-Me Posted Thu 24 Mar 2011 9:11pm 03/24/2011 By ~ Sandy Leave a Comment 7 Easy Ways to show someone with Alzheimer’s Respect and Dignity Stop discussing the Alzheimers patient’s health, prognosis, or other issues in front of him as though he’s invisible– Though the person with Alzheimer’s may have issues wi ... Read on »