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Gender Disparity In Brain Health & The Alzheimer’s Epidemic

All over the world, women’s equality, which has come so far since the days of American suffragettes and Women’s Lib, is being re-evaluated in real time. Between #MeToo on the one hand and “lean in” on...

Mind What You Eat

MIND OVER MATTER interviews celebrity chef Michael Bonacini on what he does to stay healthy. Q – When did you start to get serious about your health? A – This happened to me five or six...

Tau Shows Promise as Achilles’ Heel for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease has long been characterized primarily by the buildup of two proteins in the brain – beta-amyloid and tau. Decades of focus on beta-amyloid has failed to significantly help patients. So researchers are...

Maternal Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Advanced age is the most significant risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease, and having a parent with the disease is the second. It is estimated that individuals with a first-degree relative with Alzheimer’s disease (AD)...

Her Grey Matter Matters

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affects more women than men, and not just because women tend to live longer. Almost 70% of Canadians and Americans living with the disease are women. What is unique about women that...

CIBC presents ‘From Her Lips to Our Ears’

Join us for conversation and reception with 8-time Juno Award winning Singer-Songwriter & Actress Jann Arden, along with Your Morning Host Anne-Marie Mediwake. Whether she is captivating audiences with her heartfelt music, entertaining them with...

WHY WOMEN’S CHRONIC PAIN IS NOT TAKEN SERIOUSLY and WAYS TO MANAGE IT

Chronic pain can impact everything from your mood, to your sleep to your social life. “The first things we lose are fun activities and leisure and we end up only doing what we...

Researchers design proteins that can be utilized to combat Alzheimer’s

A team of researchers, led by NYU Abu Dhabi Assistant Professor of Biology Mazin Magzoub, has developed small proteins called cell-penetrating peptides (CPPs) that prevent the aggregation of the amyloid-β (Aβ) protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease....

Well Grounded

Beverley Burdeyney is an active 79-year old personal fitness trainer and lifestyle dynamo who does not believe in “quick” fixes, but rather a long-term common sense approach to achieving and maintaining good health. Prevention, she...

Married to Alzheimer’s

Spouses of those with dementia face drastically altered marriages. When Dr. David Kirkpatrick and his wife, Clair, were told by a neurologist that she had Alzheimer’s disease, she insisted that they watch a film together....

Biogen Given Green Light to Relaunch Aducanumab Study on Alzheimer’s Trial Participants

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a re-dosing study for patients formerly enrolled in Biogen’s phase three clinical trials of its Alzheimer’s drug, aducanumab. The company said it expects patients to...

All You Can Eat

Our bodies change as we age – partly due to natural physiological aging and partly due to lifestyle choices. As early as our thirties, we begin to lose a small amount of muscle mass, and,...

Tau surpasses amyloid for predicting Alzheimer’s-associated neurodegeneration

Utilizing tau PET imaging, new research finds tau to be a more accurate indication for future neurodegeneration, highlighting its potential for precision medicine-based treatment approaches. Amyloid-β has long been the bane of every Alzheimer’s researcher. Often found in...

Optimizing Your Brain Health at Any Age

It’s never too late to start working on brain health. That said, the strategies for how to optimize your brain will vary depending on several aspects, not the least of which is...

Ray of Hope

It has long been known that vitamin D – often referred to as the “sunshine vitamin” – is one of the most essential vitamins for our overall health because it regulates calcium in the body...

Here’s the Rub – Health Benefits of Saunas, Aromatherapy, & Massages

SWEAT IT OUT Sauna bathing, a form of passive heat therapy, is a traditional activity in Finland that is primarily used for relaxation purposes and is becoming increasingly common in many other populations. The typical...

In the Same Breath

Has anyone ever suggested that you take a deep breath to help you relax when you are feeling anxious or stressed? That advice has roots in the wisdom of ancient yogic teachings. Breathing – that...

By Trial & Error – A Personal Dementia Clinical Trial Journey

It was when she got lost on the way to the only cemetery in town that Cynthia Huling Hummel realized she had to leave the life that she knew and loved. She was a minister...

Ultrasound Therapy Improves the Memory of Alzheimer’s Patients

Brain stimulation therapies have emerged as viable tools to treat a variety of neurological and psychological disorders. They operate by activating or inactivating neural activity in specific regions of the brain and have...

How to lift yourself to the challenge of daily caregiving for my loved one with Alzheimer’s

Find rest. Find rest from wondering if you’re good enough or offering the “right” kind of care for your loved one. Find rest from comparing yourself to other caregivers or health care professionals. Rest from your fears,...

Chinese Alzheimer’s drug to undergo global clinical trials

Shanghai Green Valley Pharmaceuticals’ new Alzheimer’s disease drug, Oligomannate, has been conditionally approved in China and became available for purchase in late December. This is the first novel Alzheimer’s disease drug to be approved in almost two...

Cardio May Boost Memory & Brain Health

While the winter weather may not be motivating you to hit the gym or go for a jog, a new report published in this month’s edition of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings says it may be worth...

Exercise helps build a stronger brain

The benefits of your exercise program might just be in your head. Turns out that all the work you do to build a better bicep helps your brain, too. Although the research isn’t fully conclusive, more studies...

Walking speed at age 45 linked to physical well-being, brain health

Walking speed at age 45 was associated not only with physical health but also with brain health in midlife and even early childhood, according to an NIA-supported study. The findings, published in JAMA Network Open, suggest...