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August 19, 2019 News News

Good Oral Health May Help Protect Against Alzheimer’s

by Harvard Health Publishing

Gingivitis (gum disease) has been linked to a higher risk of heart disease, but a recent study says that the bacteria that cause gingivitis also may be connected to Alzheimer’s disease. The study was published Jan. 23, 2019, in Science Advances.

January 29, 2019 News News

Periodontal Disease Bacteria Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

by American Academy of Periodontology

A recent study has periodontists, experts in the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of periodontal disease, encouraging patients to maintain gum health in an effort to reduce their Alzheimer’s disease risk. The study, published in the journal Science Advances, uncovered a

September 13, 2011 News General News

Intranasal Insulin Promising for MCI, Alzheimer’s Disease

by ken

From Medscape News Today – by Megan Brooks September 13, 2011 — In a pilot study, a nasal spray form of insulin, used daily for 4 months, stabilized or improved cognition, function, and cerebral glucose metabolism in adults with amnestic

April 19, 2011 News General News

Alzheimer’s Diagnostic Guidelines Updated for First Time in 27 Years

by ken

By Angela Haupt – The first new diagnostic guidelines for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 30 years expand the definition to include patients with earlier stage symptoms, emphasizing that the disorder begins wreaking havoc on the brain years before it can

March 25, 2011 News General NewsGeriodontics

Almost 15 Million Americans Now Caring for Loved One With Alzheimer’s

by ken

By Madonna BehenHealthDay Reporter – Tue Mar 15,11:48 pm ET TUESDAY,March 15 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 15 million Americans are caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, and the number is rising, according to a report released Tuesday. “People with Alzheimer’s who are

June 9, 2010 News General News

Mutant Gingival Bacteria Provide Clue to Alzheimer’s Tx

by ken

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