Could Alzheimer’s be prevented with a vaccine?

Author: Ana Sandoiu / Source: Medical News Today In the future, vaccines could be used to prophylactically prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists have devised a vaccine that has shown promise in the treatment of psoriasis and cat allergies, as well as in the...

How a green tea compound could prevent Alzheimer’s

Author: Honor Whiteman / Source: Medical News Today Researchers say that the green tea compound EGCG may help to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Studies have tied green tea to a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s, but the mechanisms underlying this link have been...

Menopause may trigger Alzheimer’s disease

Author: Ana Sandoiu / Source: Medical News Today Menopause may bring about important neurological changes that need to be addressed urgently, suggests new research. A new study highlights the metabolic changes that occur in the brains of menopausal and perimenopausal...

One Type of Dementia Is Especially Costly

Author: Alan Mozes / Source: medlineplus.gov THURSDAY, Oct. 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A type of early onset dementia known as frontotemporal degeneration appears to take an even more punishing toll on family finances than Alzheimer’s disease, a new report...