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Autumn Salad

This recipe – Autumn Salad – contains walnuts and leafy greens that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Exercise can help ease some Alzheimer’s symptoms

Regular physical activity is recommended for all adults regardless of age. Exercise can often ease some of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

Another reason to eat your fruits and veggies

Healthy eating is recommended to support overall good health. Certain foods that are high in flavonoids, vitamin B12, folate and omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Salmon Kebabs with Creamy Tzatziki Sauce

This is a tasty recipe for salmon kebabs. Some research indicates that foods high in omega-3 fatty acids, like those found in fatty fish like salmon, can help ward off dementia.

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies to determine how well a new treatment or procedure works in people.

The A4 study – Alzheimer’s prevention

The purpose of the Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer’s study, or A4 study, is to prevent memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease. People between the ages of 65 and 85 are eligible to apply for the study.

Harvard Aging Brain Study

Studies are ongoing to detect the first symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Memory tests and brain scans are used to detect the earliest changes in memory and the brain that may signal the onset of dementia.

Do you forget to remember?

Memory is a three-step process that includes encoding, or processing the thought, short-term to long-term memory and retrieval. Failure to encode a memory prevents retrieval of the memory at a later time.

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, is a progressive, degenerative disease that robs victims of memory, reasoning, thinking and communication and eventually their life.

Is it depression or Alzheimer’s or both?

Some symptoms of depression are also symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Regardless of the cause, depression should be evaluated and treated.

Transient ischemic attack: A warning … and an opportunity

Although TIAs and stroke share symptoms, TIAs are transient and leave no permanent deficits. However, people who have a TIA are more likely to have a stroke.

Opticianry students gain a clearer vision for career success

Driven and determined are two words often used to describe Elisa Hornedo of Methuen. After all, she has excelled in academics since a young age, and has served as a strong role model for her three younger sisters.

Ebonie Woolcock, MD, MPH and Kraft Practitioner providing care at Bowdoin Street Health Center

Partners HealthCare and the Kraft family have collaborated to create the Kraft Center for Leadership and Training in Community Health. The Kraft Center aims to help develop the careers and leadership skills of excellent physicians and nurses who are committed ...

Making a physical exam your primary concern

An annual physical exam is the easiest way to prevent an illness. During a routine exam, you will have your blood pressure and cholesterol checked and undergo routine screenings. Those tests may identify diseases or ailments that you weren’t aware ...

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute observes National Minority Cancer Awareness Week

The U.S. House of Representatives has designated the third week of every April as “National Minority Cancer Awareness Week.”

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