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In Political News: Conservative Republican strategist, Michael Reagan appeared on The Early Show Monday, wherehe called his brother Ron Jr. an “embarrassment” to their parents after the latter made comments suggesting President Reagan may have been in the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease while running the country through most of the 1980s. The former Commander-in-Chief [...] Continue reading Reagan Family Feud: Ron Jr. & Michael Reagan Spar Over Dad’s Alzheimer’s

Culprit gene behind Alzheimer’s identified

gane 150x150 Culprit gene behind Alzheimer’s identifiedThere is cheering news for Alzheimer’s patients and people with Down’s syndrome as Canadian researchers have identified the gene that destroys brain cells in these diseases. According to researchers at the Vancouver-based University of British Columbia and the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, the identification of the gene responsible for the destruction of brain cells [...] Continue reading Culprit gene behind Alzheimer’s identified

People who are more prone to cognitive decline, including development of Alzheimer”s disease, can decrease their risk by doing regular exercising, a new study has suggested. J. Carson Smith of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) included in the study both people who carry a high-risk gene for Alzheimer”s disease, and other healthy older adults without [...] Continue reading Exercise important for those at special risk for Alzheimer”s