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High-fat diet in utero protects against Alzheimer's later

A high-fat diet can carry health risks, but for mothers-to-be, it may make all the difference when it comes to Alzheimer's disease prevention for their children. In a report published online August 26 in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, researchers at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University show for the first time in animals that high maternal fat consumption during gestation protects offspring against changes in the brain that are characteristic of late-onset Alzheimer's disease. Article

Meditation can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease: study

Mindfulness is more than good for the soul. According to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, it can also help prevent those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) from developing Alzheimer’s. ARTICLE

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE ANNIHILATES THE BRAIN CELLS THAT KEEP US AWAKE, SCIENTISTS BELIEVE

Alzheimer's disease annihilates a network of brain cells which keep us awake, according to scientists who investigated why some people feel sleepy during the day years before they are diagnosed with the condition. The build-up of tau protein is thought to stop brain regions which help to control awakeness from working, the authors of the study published in the journal Alzheimer's and Dementia said. However, amyloid protein, which is also associated with the neurocognitive disorder, didn't appear to play a role. Article

Promising Blood Test Could Help to Predict Breast Cancer Recurrence

Doctors have gotten much better at detecting and treating breast cancer early. Drug and chemotherapy regimens to control tumors have gotten so effective, in fact, that in some cases, surgery is no longer necessary. In up to 30% of cases of early-stage breast cancer treated before surgery, doctors can’t find evidence of cancer cells in postoperative biopsies. The problem, however, is that there is currently no reliable way to tell which cancers have been pushed into remission and which ones have not. Article

Even a Small Boost in Exercise Can Help Protect You From Alzheimer’s

ou know that exercise is important for keeping your body healthy as you age, but more and more research suggests it plays a role in keeping your mind sharp, too. It may even help protect against Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive brain disorder marked by memory problems and critical thinking decline—and you don’t have to go overboard on the exercise to reap those benefits, according to new researchpublished in JAMA Neurology. Full article HERE

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