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Lost In Thought

My grandmother used to reside in Murray Street. It’s a quiet, leafy, established street. I’ve got quite a few fond memories of that house, despite not being close to her. 872 more words


Marker for Alzheimer’s disease rises during day and falls with sleep

Public release date: 26-Sep-2011

Up-and-down cycle flattens as age disrupts pattern

A marker for Alzheimer’s disease rises and falls in the spinal fluid in a daily pattern that echoes the sleep cycle, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. 731 more words

Missed - Medical Breakthroughs

Together, We Can Fight Back Against The Killing 'Brain Fart'

Alzheimer’s Disease is a serious condition affecting the Australian people in today’s society. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, currently affecting up to 70% of all people with dementia. 529 more words


The Hug That Will Heal

I wish I could give my mama a big hug and comfort her enough that her fears and worries would dissolve away. She seems agitated so often.  555 more words


Product Focus: MSRs & SOD: Slow down aging - Understanding antioxidant activity

Besides genetic disposition, environmental factors greatly influence the lifespan of organisms, and biological oxidants are postulated to accelerate the aging process and contribute to the development of neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. 510 more words


The delicious taste of laughter

If I were at a restaurant and was offered a choice of my favourite foods – oysters, fillet steak, pizza, Caesar salad, a cheese platter, a doner kebab, or laughter – I would choose the latter. 722 more words


Preventing Alzheimer's

Yikes! A recent study predicted that the number of persons diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is likely to double every 20 years. Brain changes, like plaques, tangles, and inflammation start occurring decades before the first symptoms of AD. 431 more words