Regular Contributors Bob Larkin
President, Senior Living Residences
Dr. Robert A. Stern
Director, Boston University School of Medicine's Alzheimer’s Disease Center Clinical Core
Corporate Director of Dining Experience, Senior Living Residences
Nancy Emerson Lombardo, Ph.D.
Adjunct Research Assistant Professor Neurology, Boston University, School of Medicine; "Memory Nutrition" Advisor to Senior Living Residences
Guest Contributors Todd C. Ratner, Esq
Estate-Planning, Business, and Real-Estate Attorney, Bacon Wilson
Mark H. Friedman
Owner Senior Helpers Northeastern Massachusetts
Owner Vareika Yoga, National Fitness and Yoga Examiner
Archive for the ‘Research Breakthroughs’ Category
Promising research suggests cinnamon contributes directly to brain health and may protect against Alzheimer’s disease. It is a potent antioxidant, a natural anti-inflammatory and is effective in regulating blood sugar and reducing cholesterol, providing additional benefits for the brain. Most people enjoy its natural sweetness. Saigon Cassia is the most potent and flavorful type of cinnamon.
A common goal for anyone reading this is the eventual cure and eradication of Alzheimer’s disease. Every 69 seconds another individual develops this devastating brain disease. Currently, over 5.4 million…
I was recently on a panel discussion on New Hampshire Public Radio’s program The Exchange, along with Dr. Robert Santulli, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Dartmouth, Director of the Dartmouth…
It is always disappointing when a clinical trial is stopped prematurely either because of serious side effects or because the treatment is deemed to be ineffective. However, science moves forward from both successful and unsuccessful findings, and, in the case of Alzheimer’s disease treatment, we are finding that treatments will likely be more successful when they are targeted to specific patient groups, such as matching a form of treatment with the appropriate stage of disease.
Right now, 5.2 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease. Diagnosing this disease is a long process that can be frustrating for family members and patients. While scientists look for treatments…
Contributed by Dr. Robert Stern, BU ADC Clinical Core Director and Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at BU School of Medicine. This blog entry was modified from an article in…
For every one reading this, our common goal is the eventual cure and eradication of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Yet every 69 seconds a person develops this devastating brain disease. Over…