Corona in nursing: Visiting bans hit dementia hard

Sunday May 17th 2020 By Sarah Borufka Visits to nursing homes have been banned since mid-March. Dementia sufferers particularly suffer from this regulation. The German Alzheimer Society demands that the recently decided easing be implemented quickly. The phone has been ringing like crazy since the beginning of the week, says Sigrun Sahmland. She is a […]

Will this be the best medicine for your brain?

For many it is like a nightmare. After getting the title they wanted so much (a FP degree, a degree or bachelor’s degree and even a doctoral thesis) Now it turns out that they warn us that we are going to have to spend our whole lives studying. They say we have entered what my […]

Alzheimer’s: Correct food combination reduces risk

If you want to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s, it is not just a question of what you eat, but also how you combine individual food groups – according to a study from April 2020. Proper nutrition lowers the risk of Alzheimer’s The brain also benefits from a healthy diet, as we have known for […]

Rita Simons of EastEnders says Barbara Windsor has a spark in the fight for health

Former EastEnders star Rita Simonds said she was encouraged to see Dame Barbara Windsor keep her infamous “cheeky” spirit while visiting the Alzheimer’s star recently. The 43-year-old Rita played Roxy Mitchell – the niece of the legendary Peggy Mitchell – for a decade between 2007 and 2017 – and worked closely with the 82-year-old actor […]

“With love” – ​​Aston Villa legend Gordan Cowans gives an emotional statement

Aston Villa legend Gordon ‘Sid’ Cowans released a statement today. The statement made by the Cowans family on behalf of the burgundy and blue hero says that he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Cowans was Villa Division 1 and European Cup winner in the early 1980s. Cowans’ statement, edited by his daughter Jenna, son […]

A predictive Alzheimer’s blood test in preparation

A blood test based on the tau protein could predict the progression of symptoms. Currently, apart from simple but not very specific memory tests, researchers are forced to resort to complicated and costly examinations. MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP Two studies, one American and the other Swedish, published simultaneously in the international journal Nature Medicine on […]