Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

Transcranial Electromagnetic Treatment Halts, Reverses Alzheimer’s

August 12th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Rehab A new medical device is showing that it may be possible to improve and even reverse cognitive decline in those with Alzheimer’s disease, all without drugs and with little noticeable side effects. The MemorEM system from NeuroEM Therapeutics, a company based in Phoenix, Arizona, delivers transcranial… Read More »

Can an eye exam reveal Alzheimer’s risk?

Looking for clues about the health of your brain? You might want to pay a visit to your eye doctor. Research increasingly links common eye conditions — glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy — to risk for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. What’s interesting about the study results, says Dr. Albert Hofman, chair… Read More »

This Is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Conditions There are 47 million people living with dementia worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. While dementia and Alzheimer’s may be used interchangeably, there are important differences between them. Here’s what you need to know. Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s Photographee.eu/Shutterstock First thing to know: How to tell the difference between dementia vs. Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia… Read More »