Here are some examples of articles that recently appeared on our Twitter feed. So far, 1439 articles on Alzheimer's, Dementia, Caregiving, and Health Care have been sent to the Alzheimer's Reading Room Twitter page via our feed.
Heart Disease Linked to Alzheimer's "Our data suggest that American adults have limited knowledge and a poor understanding of factors that have been demonstrated to increase risk for Alzheimer's, such as obesity, high blood pressure, and other heart health risk factors," Jackson is quoted as saying. "They also didn't know much about protective factors against Alzheimer's, such as physical exercise . . . .We need more education programs and opportunities, across all demographic groups, focusing on behaviors that modify your risk for developing Alzheimer's disease." Read it.
Stimulating Immune Response May Help Clear Alzheimer's Plaques Vitamin D and curcumin, a polyphenol found in the Indian spice turmeric, may help the immune system clear plaques from the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease, researchers say. Read it.
Learning how to maintain your brain The baby boomers are the first generation to have access to evidence-based recommendations on how to delay, or perhaps avoid altogether, this memory- and personality-robbing disease. Read it.
Help is on the way for dementia families Dementia sufferers in Lancashire and their carers will be among the first in the UK to trial a new support service. Read it.
Bob DeMarco is an Alzheimer's caregiver and editor of the Alzheimer's Reading Room. The Alzheimer's Reading Room is the number one website on the Internet for advice and insight into Alzheimer's disease. Bob taught at the University of Georgia, was an executive at Bear Stearns, the CEO of IP Group, and is a mentor. He has written more than 700 articles with more than 18,000 links on the Internet. Bob resides in Delray Beach, FL.