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It’s All About Food – Guest: Dean Sherzai, M.D., PhD. & Ayesha Sherzai, M.D.: The Alzheimer’s Solution – 09.06.17

Part I: Dean Sherzai, M.D., PhD. and Ayesha Sherzai, M.D., The Alzheimer’s Solution *Recent findings about the impact of lifestyle changes—diet, exercise, sleep, stress reduction, and healthy challenges for our brain—support the premise of this new book by leading experts in brain health. The Alzheimer’s Solution asserts great news about a dreaded disease: 90% of Alzheimer’s disease cases are preventable through lifestyle …

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Study examines role of gut bacteria in neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers from the University of Louisville say their latest study confirms gut bacteria play a role in the development of neurodegenerative diseases. Neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, amyotropic lateral sclerosis, and Alzheimer’s disease are characterized by misfolded proteins and inflammation of the brain. Scientists say they are unsure about the causes of 90 percent of cases recorded. In the …

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Adam Johnson – New Study Suggests Too Much TV Increases Chances of Getting Alzheimer’s

Spoiler alert: too much television may lead to an increased risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease. According to the Washington Post [3], researchers at the Northern California Institute for Research and Education in San Francisco have found those who watch four hours or more of television per day scored lower on cognitive performance tests in middle age. The effect is all the more …

CHANGES LINKED TO ALZHEIMER’S MAY START BY AGE 45

Changes in key biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease during midlife may help identify those who will develop dementia years later, new research suggests. The study focused on data gathered over 10 years and involved 169 cognitively normal research participants ages 45 to 75 when they entered the study. Each participant received a complete clinical, cognitive imaging, and cerebrospinal fluid biomarker analysis …