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Medical News Today: How gum disease could lead to Alzheimer's

In a new study, researchers have found that a bacterium largely responsible for gum disease also contributes to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. A bacterium involved in gum disease boosts Alzheimer’s toxicity. According to data from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 8.52 percent of adults between 20 and 64 years of age… Read More »

Medical News Today: Nutrient in mother's diet may help fight Alzheimer's in offspring

Recent research suggests that a maternal diet that is high in an essential nutrient can reduce the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on future generations. Meat, fish, eggs, and dairy are the main dietary sources of choline. In the study, scientists bred mice that were genetically predisposed to develop hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease from females whose… Read More »

How hearing loss treatment can help Alzheimer's patients

In patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, the brain is attacked and everyday functions become impossible or extremely difficult. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, a startling 5.7 million people in the United States suffer from Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases, costing the nation about $ 277 billion in 2018. Despite awareness and research into… Read More »