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Big Pharma’s Big Alzheimer’s Fail

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Big Pharma, Cognitive Health by INH Research0 Comments

The new Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab does one thing really well… 

It clears away amyloid brain plaque.  

Unfortunately, clinical trials show there’s something else it doesn’t do very well at all… 

It doesn’t help Alzheimer’s patients get better. 

So why did the FDA grant accelerated approval, making it the first new Alzheimer’s medication to hit the market in 18 years?  

Because the agency and Big Pharma refuse to let go of the long-discredited “amyloid hypothesis.”Read More

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This Is Your Brain on Sugar

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Diabetes by INH Research0 Comments

It’s long been known that having type 2 diabetes can affect your memory and thinking skills. 

But what about non-diabetics? Can rising blood sugar damage your mental sharpness if your level is not high enough to make you a diabetic? 

That’s the question a major study set out to answer. Researchers analyzed blood sugar levels and cognitive function in 5,189 people over a decade.Read More

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5 Strange Ways OTC Pain Relievers Affect Your Brain

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Many of us don’t go a day without popping ibuprofen or acetaminophen. One study found that the average adult takes 373 over-the-counter pain pills a year.[1]

But if so many people take them, and you can buy them without a prescription, they must be safe… Right?

Not exactly.

A major study warns that these drugs have strange and frightening psychological side effects—ones that most people don’t know about.… Read More

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Is It Normal Forgetfulness…or Is It Alzheimer’s?

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As we get older and memory lapses get more frequent, many of us wonder if it could be the start of Alzheimer’s.

It is especially easy to get worried if you have watched a relative’s mind slip away because of the disease. That’s because Alzheimer’s can run in families.

Dr. Heather M. Snyder is vice president of medical and scientific operations at the Alzheimer’s Association.… Read More

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CBD Study Reveals Potential as Alzheimer’s Treatment

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Older Americans often turn to CBD to ease chronic pain or insomnia. But a new study shows that it may also be a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

The preliminary research, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, notes that none of the drugs currently approved by the FDA to treat the brain illness do anything to slow down the disease.… Read More

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9 in 10 Americans Are Deficient in This Crucial Brain Nutrient

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It’s crucially important for a healthy brain and strong memory.

It regulates your heartbeat.

It prevents fatty liver disease.

And it helps you perform at your peak during exercise.

But chances are this vital nutrient isn’t on your radar. Many doctors don’t even know it’s essential to good health.

And most of us don’t get nearly enough of it.

Nine in 10 Americans are deficient in choline, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.… Read More