People who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis may be improving their brain health and reducing their risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
“This is the first study to…
Any kind of physical activity lowers Alzheimer’s risk
Cleaning house and doing yardwork are taking on new importance. A higher level of physical activity - not just exercising - is linked to a reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease even in people over 80, suggests research published Wednesday in the journal Neurology.
Protective activities include washing dishes, cooking, cleaning, gardening - even…
Early genetic markers of Alzheimer’s risk identified
Genetic markers that could help highlight who is at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease have been identified by US scientists.
The research in Neuron identifies mutations that affect the build-up of certain proteins in the brain.
High levels of these tau proteins increase the chance of having the disease.
UK experts said the study…