Comfort Zone Check In Product Review

Comfort Zone Check In is a product developed by the Alzheimer’s Association, with the primary aim of allowing caregivers and relatives of those suffering Alzheimer’s disease to facilitate a greater level of independence and significantly improve the quality of life of the patient. Importantly, the product also allows for the continued safety and security of [...]

Are Scientists on the Cusp of an Alzheimer’s Breakthrough?

Alzheimer's disease can be distressing both for those with the condition as well as those close to them. Research into finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease is perhaps only rivaled by cancer, in terms of the financial and time focus it gets from groups around the world.  There is increased hope, however, that [...]

Low Levels of Vitamin C May Be Linked to Dementia

A recent study is disproving the results of an earlier study in 2008 that found there was no link between Vitamin C and dementia. This recent study found that patients with mild dementia had much lower concentrations of Vitamin C than those who showed no signs of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. The University of Ulm’s [...]

Potential New Drug Compound for Alzheimer’s Disease

A potential new therapy for Alzheimer's disease may be on the horizon after the discovery of a new compound. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the Medical University of South Carolina and American Life Science Pharmaceuticals of San Diego have established that oral administration of a cysteine protease inhibitor – E64d, cuts down [...]

Keeping the Brain Healthy Until Old Age

The brain changes as we get older. The hippocampus takes information into short-term memory and communicates it to other brain areas for processing and long-term storage. Brain lesions often develop in the elderly causing cognitive changes as short term memory loss. A large number of microscopic lesions in the brain are found in [...]