Tag Archives: alzheimer’s

Ayahuasca stimulates brain to fight Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome

Shaman ayahuasca brew ceremony Brazil

Ayahuasca, a powerful hallucinogenic drug, stimulates the brain to fight the debilitating effects of Alzheimer’s and Down syndrome, a new study reveals. The research, carried out in Brazil, comes amid a growing swell of studies examining the health benefits of the hallucinogenic, psychoactive drug. Most investigations have focused on how an …

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New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function

Alzheimer’s plaque

Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques – structures that are responsible for memory loss and a decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients. If a person has Alzheimer’s disease, it’s usually the result of a build-up of two …

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Green tea and red wine stop Alzheimer’s in its tracks

Alzheimer's red wine green tea

Chemicals naturally occurring in green tea and red wine can actually put a stop to the process that leads to brain damage in Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Leeds and published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. “This is an important step in increasing our …

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The power of music

Henry, an elderly Alzheimer’s patient in an American nursing home, recently became a viral star. In a short video that has been viewed millions of times online, he starts out slumped over and unresponsive — but undergoes a remarkable transformation as he listens to music on a pair of headphones. …

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