Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

Have we found the true cause of diabetes, stroke and Alzheimer’s?

The diseases most people die of have been attributed to unhealthy lifestyles. But evidence now suggests bacteria are to blame, heralding a revolution in medicine Health 7 August 2019 Matt Chase FOR decades, health experts have been lecturing us about our bad habits, blaming them for the surge in “lifestyle diseases”. These often come on… Read More »

Blood test is highly accurate at identifying Alzheimer’s before symptoms arise

Up to two decades before people develop the characteristic memory loss and confusion of Alzheimer’s disease, damaging clumps of protein start to build up in their brains. Now, a blood test to detect such early brain changes has moved one step closer to clinical use. Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis… Read More »

Pill could hold cure for Alzheimer’s

A pill being trialled in Western Australia could be the key to unlocking a cure for Alzheimer’s disease and eventually save millions of lives. The debilitating disease attacks the brain, altering memory and behavioural function. There is no known cure for Alzheimer’s which is one of the leading causes of death in Australia, and affects… Read More »