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Let's Recap 2016

Volume I~ January 2017

New Year 2017

Alzheimer's Breakthroughs In 2016

MNT: Light therapy shows promise as noninvasive treatment for Alzheimer's~Changes in brain waves called gamma oscillations have been seen in several brain disorders, including in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Now, a study of mice suggests a type of light therapy - where flickering light shines into the eyes and induces gamma oscillations in the brain - may offer a noninvasive treatment for Alzheimer's disease. (read more....)

Home Healthcare News: Alzheimer’s Trial May Lead To Breakthrough Treatment by 2021~Within a 100-mile radius in Antioquia, Colombia, one family with a rare genetic mutation dating back to the early 1900s could shed some light on the decades-long research surrounding the neurodegenerative condition Alzheimer’s disease. A possible breakthrough in research or treatment options could be a game-changer for older adults who wish to age in place. (read more...)

Fox News: Drug shows promise in reducing abnormal brain proteins linked to Alzheimer’s~Alzheimer’s disease is marked by amyloid plaques, which are believed to be the main culprit in the most common form of dementia. Build-up of amyloid proteins leads to plaques, which blocks cell-to-cell signaling. In the trial by Biogen, researchers tested an antibody to see whether it can bind and break down amyloid protein, Time reported. (read more...)

Science Daily: 'Sniff test' may be useful in diagnosing early Alzheimer's disease~Tests that measure the sense of smell may soon become common in neurologists' offices. Scientists have been finding increasing evidence that the sense of smell declines sharply in the early stages of Alzheimer's, and now a new study confirms that administering a simple 'sniff test' can enhance the accuracy of diagnosing this dreaded disease. (read more...)

Here's A Few Of Alzstore's New Products In 2016

Item #0940 Tracking GPS Watch: The MX-LOCare™ Wandering Prevention GPS Watch is perfect for those with Alzheimer's, dementia and memory loss who are at risk of wandering. For caregivers or those who are alone, whether at home or traveling outside their home, this device gives the extra assurance that they can communicate at any time. The elderly living with a chronic disease or people who require immediate emergency assistance in an emergency situation will find this device invaluable. (view product here...)

Item #2115 Simple Music Player: Playing music to people with dementia from their formative years vastly improves their cognizance and lucidity - the effects are dramatic, and are widely recognized by dementia and Alzheimer professionals. The ’Simple Music Player’ has been designed to be as easy as possible to operate for the end user; that is, the person with dementia. The styling is also reminiscent of old radios and is instantly recognizable as something which plays music. (view product here...)

Item #0206 ART Ball: For those with dementia, Playable ART unleashes the creativity of the memories for skills not currently being used. This adult fidget toy now comes in the form of a wooden ART Ball featuring twenty multi-color interconnected spheres that can be scrunched, turned and twisted, into an endless array of creative configurations. (view product here...)


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