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Biohacking Brain Health: Research Exploring Fasting and Diet Changes Shows Promise in Delaying Alzheimer's Disease, Improving Cognition
Researchers, including BrightFocus grantees, have been examining how modifiable lifestyle interventions such as intermittent fasting, the “fasting-mimicking” diet (FMD), ketone supplementation, and other targeted diet changes can help people delay Alzheimer’s disease, improve cognition, and live longer.
Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma commonly occur with age. Learn about what causes neurodegeneration, how to reduce your risk, and how researchers are exploring common pathways to find a cure faster.
Learn about a recent study that is raising interest into whether a simple daily multivitamin can help improve memory, cognition, and brain function in the hope of delaying Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia.
In the United States, Alzheimer’s screening blood tests are now available as another tool that can provide highly accurate, direct evidence of amyloid buildup in the brain earlier and faster than before.
Researchers are examining a connection between COVID-19 infection and an increased risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. Although the link seems clear, the reasons behind it are not.
The foods we eat play a critical role in regulating everything in our bodies. From mood to physical functioning, we know that a healthier diet can protect cognitive function while also improving other aspects of health.
Women are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer’s disease (AD), comprising approximately two-thirds of all Alzheimer’s patients as well as the majority of caregivers for Alzheimer’s patients.
Sleep expert Brendan Lucey, MD, says sleep disturbances can contribute to a wide number of health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s disease.
A three-part series on behavioral effects of Alzheimer's disease and treatments that target those symptoms.