Scientists do not know what causes Alzheimers disease. It may be a combination of various genetic and environmental factors that trigger the process in which brain nerve cells are destroyed.
Genetics certainly plays a role in early-onset Alzheimer's, a rare form of the disease that usually runs in families. Scientists are also investigating genetic targets for late-onset Alzheimer's, which is the more common form. At this time, only one gene, apolipoprotein E (ApoE) has been...Read more
For the second time in less than a month I’ve found myself drawn to reports on the efficacy of green tea extract as a possible prevention... Read more »
Recently, we received a question about whether pollutants or radon could cause ‘forgetfulness.' As a result I want to throw some light on... Read more »
Researchers do not yet know the cause of Alzheimer's disease. The most important risk factor appears to be age. According to the National Institute... Read more »
Alzheimer’s (AHLZ-high-merz) disease is a progressive brain disorder that gradually destroys a person’s memory and ability to learn, reason, make... Read more »