Another World: People With Alzheimer's Share Their Perspectives
For a person diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, feelings of chaos and confusion are commonplace. People living with Alzheimer's offer caregivers their perspective on what it's like to live with the disease.
Seven Things to Do the Day After Your Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis
Just diagnosed with Parkinson's disease? A Michael J. Fox Foundation guest blogger shares what you should do next.
Are You Going to Get Alzheimer's Disease? - Healthy Concepts with a Nutrition Bias
Alzheimer’s Disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the US. One in three seniors dies from Alzheimer’s or another dementia. (Source) Does the possibility of getting Alzheimer’s disease frighten you? Do you believe it’s an inevitable part of the aging process? There is a difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, so let’s clear that […]
The Real Parkinson's Disease — Out-Thinking Parkinson's
Current scientific research is revealing more and more, and at an ever increasing pace, that the view of Parkinson's Disease as just a neurodegenative issue [due to the "death of dopamine producing cells causing movement disorders"] is no longer a valid or sustainable perspective. Instead,
Sports and Fitness | LIVESTRONG.COM
Will Fido Become Your Most Loyal Gym Buddy? Experts say that a dog is the best workout buddy. Dogs thrive on cardio workouts and, unlike some human friends, dogs are ALWAYS motivated to work out. While statistics show that 56 percent of dogs and 66 percent of Americans are overweight, there are more and more ...
10 Lesser-Known Parkinson's Disease Symptoms
Parkinson's is different for everyone, and includes both motor and non-motor symptoms. Even after diagnosis, many are not aware of the range of symptoms the disease can involve.
Cinnamon may be used to halt the progression of Parkinson's disease
Neurological scientists at Rush University Medical Center have found that using cinnamon, a common food spice and flavoring material, can reverse the biomechanical, cellular and anatomical changes that occur in the brains of mice with Parkinson's disease (PD). The results of the study were recently published in the June 20 issue of the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology.
Lack of Facial Expression Leads to Perceptions of Unhappiness - Neuroscience News
A new study reports people with facial paralysis are often perceived by others as being less happy simply because they are unable to express emotion with their faces.