Breaking Down Alzheimers Alphabet Soup

As the pres­i­dent and med­ical direc­tor of the Alzheimers Research and Pre­ven­tion Foun­da­tion (ARPF), it’s my job to stay on top of advances in the field of Alzheimer’s research. Recently, a num­ber of arti­cles in the med­ical lit­er­a­ture have caught my...

Drinking Coffee May Reduce The Risk Of Diabetes

Drinking coffee has been linked to a reduced risk of diabetes, and now Chinese researchers think they may know why. Three compounds found in coffee seem to block the toxic accumulation of a protein linked with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes. ”We found...

8 Ways to Be a Friend to an Alzheimer’s Caregiver

When a friend provides care for a parent or spouse with Alzheimer’s disease, she copes with both the challenge of caregiving and the social isolation that often results from handling this huge responsibility. Be an All-Weather Friend — one who stands by during...