Alzheimer

HOW COFFEE MAY PROTECT AGAINST ALZHEIMER’S AND PARKINSON’S

November 15, 2018

Coffee is more than just a simple beverage. Around the world, many would consider coffee a ritual, an essential part of their morning, and a secret weapon in their arsenal to survive the workday. A staple of early mornings and a saviour for late nights, approximately 500 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide each […]

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Music activates regions of the brain spared by Alzheimer’s disease

April 29, 2018

“People with dementia are confronted by a world that is unfamiliar to them, which causes disorientation and anxiety” said Jeff Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in Radiology at U of U Health and contributing author on the study. “We believe music will tap into the salience network of the brain that is still relatively functioning.” […]

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