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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

October 9, 2018 News News

Periodontal Disease Bacteria May Kick-Start Alzheimer’s

by University of Illinois at Chicago

Long-term exposure to periodontal disease bacteria causes inflammation and degeneration of brain neurons in mice that is similar to the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in humans, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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

February 21, 2011 News Geriodontics

For some reason I can’t remember the title of this blog entry

by ken

It is common knowledge that as the average life span becomes longer, dementia becomes more common.  Swedish scientist Laura Fratiglioni has shown that everyone can minimize his or her risk of being affected. Factors from blood pressure and weight to

June 9, 2010 News General News

Mutant Gingival Bacteria Provide Clue to Alzheimer’s Tx

by ken

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