How to detect Alzheimer’s disease? Let’s ask 15 year old Krtin Nithiyanandam from the UK…

Krtin NithiyanandamUp until now Alzheimer’s can only be detected through cognitive tests.
Krtin Nithiyanandam from the UK has developed an antibody which attaches to the neurotoxic proteins that are typically to be present in the very first stages of the disease. Through the fluorescent particles connect to the antibody the brain scan can trace the disease.

We congratulate Krtin and are excited see to how this will further develop.


Source / Read more: The Telegraph

Is Alzheimer’s disease preventable? And how food may play a role…

Alzheimer is still unfortunately an incurable  disease without real treatment.

But is there really not we can do?

Perhaps there are some things that we can influence:

Read the interesting CNN’s report:

An estimated 47 million people globally have Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is projected to triple by 2050. Ther is no cure or real treatment, but studies show and according to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are some things you can do to keep memory loss at bay: exercise, education, not smoking, reducing the impact of chronic conditions such as diabetes, getting adequate sleep, staying socially engaged, learning new things, taking care of your mental health and eating a healthy diet. One effort in particular, diet, is getting some renewed interest from scientists.

Read More…http://edition.cnn.com/2015/06/23/health/alzheimers-early-intervention/index.html


Source: CNN