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Gum disease and Alzheimer's: Your questions answered

People are questioning a landmark study suggesting that a bacterium involved in gum disease may also cause Alzheimer’s. Here’s what you need to know about the study P. gingivalis may be the main culprit in Alzheimer’s diseaseA. DOWSETT, PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY By Debora MacKenzie The publication of evidence that gum disease bacteria may cause… Read More »

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Air pollution triggers Alzheimer's, dementia, expert says

Air pollution is caused by the presence of toxic substances in the atmosphere, mainly produced by human activities. From smog hanging over cities to smoke inside the home, air pollution poses a major threat to health and climate. Although there are numerous health hazards caused by air pollution, according to professor Şerefnur Öztürk, unclean air… Read More »

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How hearing loss treatment can help Alzheimer's patients

Hearing loss can further challenge communication with Alzheimer’s patients. In patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, the brain is attacked and everyday functions become impossible or extremely difficult. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, a startling 5.7 million people in the United States suffer from Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases, costing the nation about $ 277… Read More »

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