The 7 stages of Alzheimer’s

My mom passed away from this terrible brain disease called “alzheimer’s.”  Sadly, another very close relative has also been afflicted with this deadly disease and is now on stage 7.  My family’s experience with my belated mom’s dementia gave us a greater understanding on how to deal with this terminal disease. There are many clinical […]

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Brain Pacemaker May Treat Alzheimer’s [via Mashables]

Last month, surgeons at Johns Hopkins implanted a pacemaker-like device into the brain of a patient with mild Alzheimer’s, the sixth patient in a multicenter trial of the experimental therapy. The hope is that the electrical stimulation delivered by the device could improve memory and slow cognitive decline in patients with the disease. MIT Technology Review  [via […]

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ALZHEIMERS: Advances in Brain Imaging

With the latest technological advances, Brain Imaging Devices such as the MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), are now available to assist scientists in analyzing the inside of the human brain with exquisite detail. Although there is no cure to date with Alzheimers, there are great advances being made. Advanced Brain Imaging Devices such as the MRI […]

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