What does the 4 billion a year, blockbuster Alzheimer's drug donepezil (trade name Aricept) have in common with insecticides, chemical weapons and venom? Quite a lot more than consumers taking them have been lead to believe.
As a member of the chemical class known as acetylcholinesterase inhibitors donepezil interferes with the cholinesterase enzyme, preventing the neurotransmitter acetylcholine from breaking... resulting in an increase in both its levels and duration of action.
Alzheimer's disease is expanding unchecked throughout the modern world, despite billions spent annually on pharmaceutical interventions. Could the calcification of the brain play a role?
For decades it was believed that brain regeneration was not possible. But an accumulating body of research now reveals that common foods such as broccoli contain compounds capable of stimulating the repair and renewal of nerve tissue.
One small dose of turmeric powder was found to improve working memory in pre-diabetic patients.
Oxford researchers have proven in a new clinical study what nutritionists and other research have been indicating for years - that supplementation with certain B vitamins can slow and possibly even reverse the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer’s. Another 10,000,000 suffer with severe dementia and Parkinson’s. Even more struggle with age-related mild cognitive impairment. Here are 7 natural ways to defend your brain.
Alzheimer’s is largely a disease of the modern world & a big part of the problem is the atrocious advice given by doctors. Their decades-long battle to keep us out of the sun is one of the epidemic’s causes.
The world's most ancient tree has something to teach us, and give to us, as far as promoting brain health and longevity goes.
Cutting edge science now points to this common spice as a possible 'curative agent' for Alzheimer's.
Research from the Mayo Clinic has found that adults who have abnormal sleeping habits and the associated disruptions of their daytimes have a greater risk of developing dementia and mild cognitive impairment later on.
We normally don't think much about it, but sulfur is a hugely important nutrient for the body, and when we lack this critical substance, we may be paying for it with the health of our hearts.
Modern cooks know rosemary as the perfect herb to pair with a good roast chicken or lamb. But it also has powerful and ancient medicinal properties. Now we know a compound in rosemary promotes eye health and may even protect against age-related macular degeneration.
Scientists from the University of Miami’s School of Medicine determined that a constituent of Aloe vera reduces Alzheimer’s symptoms and significantly increases cognition scores among Alzheimer's disease patients.
Unlike conventional drug treatments for Alzheimer's disease, coconut oil and water may help resolve the root causes of neurodegenerative conditions.
More than 40% of dementia diagnoses have been shown to be wrong. Here's what may really be going on.
Are you walking into rooms but can’t remember why? Staring into the refrigerator and wondering what you needed? Forgetting familiar phone numbers? Maybe an orange or a carrot would help.
Fear of Alzheimer's disease is rampant. But there is berry good evidence that a particular food significantly decreases the risk of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
Reduce the mental decline that begins in mid-age by making moderate changes in your diet and lifestyle.
The loss of odor identification based on memory is an effective indicator of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's Disease; a simple and inexpensive smell test is shown to be better than MRI in predicting early stages.
Did you know that so-called “incurable” neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease can be slowed, if not also partially reversed?
Today, healthy fatty acid deficiency is epidemic. This deficiency leads to cardiovascular and immune issues and other disorders. What do you do if you're HFA deficient?
Scrambling to create synthetic drugs to delay memory disorders, modern researchers purposefully forget & dismiss ancient remedies & herbs clinically proven to boost memory & moods
This marvelous plant survived Hiroshima and a quarter of a billion years of Earth history, earning its status as a living symbol of hope and longevity...
Contrary to mainstream medical belief, safe, natural, and nontoxic treatments can alleviate the symptoms of senile dementia. Research has demonstrated how these remedies can aid in preventing the onset of senile dementia.