Halting Alzheimer's Disease: How Controlling Inflammation Could Be the Key

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that approximately 5.3 million Americans are afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease. Currently, one in three seniors will die from Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia. Such staggering statistics may seem dismal, but there is hope on the horizon with recent research findings. Researchers from the University of Southampton in England have…

New Hope in Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease

When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, we really can’t overstate the importance of early diagnosis. There is great value in early detection of Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms actually appear. However, despite this, researchers have struggled to find a reliable method of doing so — until now. New Method for Early Detection Thanks to Henrik Zetterberg and…

A Compassionate Caregiver Provides the Help You Need to Keep Your Loved One With Alzheimer’s Safe

“Where’s Dad?” Panic sets in when you realize your loved one with Alzheimer’s disease has wandered off alone.  Dealing with a loved one with this dreaded disease can be very challenging at times, if not downright terrifying.   An Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis can put a lot of stress on a family. While at first…

Incontinence

The Types and Causes of Incontinence

Incontinence Embarassment Incontinence is a tricky disorder to manage.  Unlike many other conditions whose effects can go undetected, the inability to control one’s bladder function can become public knowledge very quickly. The appearance of moisture on clothing and the presence of urine’s distinct odor make it obvious.  In the US, nearly 3.5  million Americans deal with…