Dr. Marwan Sabbagh

Camille and Larry Ruvo Chair for Brain Health Director, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Marwan Noel Sabbagh, MD, board certified neurologist and… Read More

2048 Game

The game's objective is to slide numbered tiles on a grid to combine them to create a tile with the number 2048. #BrainGames #SlideNumbers Read More

Hangman

Search for your favorite summer memories here. #BrainGames #WordSearch Read More

Say Hello to Summer Word Search

Search for your favorite summer memories here. #BrainGames #WordSearch Read More

Sudoku Puzzle 7

Try this new Sudoku Puzzle #braingames #sudoku Read More

Brain Food Crossword

You are what you eat. #BrainGames #WordSearch Read More

GeneMatch Event – April 11, 2018

Could your genes help end Alzheimer’s disease? Let’s find out! #GeneMatch #BrainHealth Read More

Stay Connected Word Search

Remember to lead an active social life to help protect you against memory loss. #BrainGames #WordSearch Read More

Pump up Your Brain with Exercise

Improving your brain health is as easy as, well, riding a bike. Read More

Study Finds Gender Differences in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Who is at greater risk for developing dementia, women or men? Learn more about what scientists have discovered. Read More

Sudoku Puzzle 6

Try this new Sudoku Puzzle #braingames #sudoku Read More

GeneMatch Event – March 27, 2018

Could your genes help end Alzheimer’s disease? Let’s find out! #GeneMatch #BrainHealth Read More

GeneMatch Event – March 6, 2018

Could your genes help end Alzheimer’s disease? Let’s find out! #GeneMatch #BrainHealth Read More

GeneMatch Event – February 20, 2018

Could your genes help end Alzheimer’s disease? Let’s find out! #GeneMatch #BrainHealth Read More

Brain Health Salads To-Go

Short on time and consumption of brain healthy foods? Here’s some bright ideas to help you achieve both. #brainhealth #HealthyRecipe #Recipe Read More

Celebrations Crossword

Reminisce about your favorite holiday while solving this puzzle. #BrainGames #Crossword #Puzzels Read More

Turkey Stew with Veggies

Feeling stuffed? Try this healthier heart and brain option with your leftover turkey. #brainhealth #HealthyRecipe #Recipe Read More

Is this Normal? When Memory and Thinking Change

Misplace your wallet? Think it’s Tuesday when it’s really Wednesday? Take a closer look at contributors to memory changes. #BrainHealth Read More

Thanksgiving Word Search

Check out our 2017 Thanksgiving word search. #BrainGames #WordSearch #ThanksGiving Read More

GeneMatch Event – Dec 1 & Jan 17

Could your genes help end Alzheimer’s disease? Let’s find out! #GeneMatch #BrainHealth Read More

Cooking for Cognition: Making a Meal Is Good for Your Brain

Don’t feel like cooking? Think again. See how much you use your brain when making a meal. #healthyeating #brainhealth #healthfood Read More

Our Brain Has a Name!

Our Brain has a Name! Introducing Captain Cortex (CC). #CaptainCortex #NameTheBrain #BrainHealth @CCHealthyBrain Read More

Sudoku Puzzle 5

Try this new Sudoku Puzzle #braingames #sudoku Read More

Meet Patti Davis – Nov 28

Meet Patti Davis: Author, actress, activist, daughter of Nancy and Ronald Reagan, caregiver and support group leader for caregivers to individuals with Alzheimer's. Read More

Pumpkin Seeds & Spice – How Nice!

Tricks to turn nutritious pumpkin seeds into treats. #brainhealth #HealthyRecipe #Recipe Read More

If You Don’t Snooze, You May Have a Lot to Lose

Counting sheep? For your brain’s sake, find ways to get quality sleep. #Sleep #BrainHealth Read More

Pumpkin Spice Power

Craving this favorite fall flavor? When done right, it can be good for your brain. #BrainHealth Read More

Prevention Studies to End Alzheimer’s Disease

How can we stop Alzheimer’s before it starts? Learn how researchers plan to end this difficult disease. #BrainHealth Read More

October 18: Quality, Healthy Sleep for the Entire Family

Learn common sleep problems and strategies to improve sleep in the entire household. Rafael Pelayo, MD #brainhealth Read More

Remember September Crossword

What happened in the month of September? Trigger your memory with this puzzle. #CrossWords #BrainGames #WordSearch Read More

Dark Chocolate Minty Mousse

Craving chocolate? A dessert for better brain health? Whip up the perfect solution. #brainhealth #HealthyRecipe #Recipe Read More

Getting to the Heart of Brain Health

Want a great two-for-one deal? Taking care of your heart benefits your brain. #brainhealth Read More

The Health Perks of Pals

Don’t underestimate the friendship factor in your life. Good friends are good for your brain health. #brainhealth Read More

Brain Benefits of Chocolate (Yes, Chocolate!)

Need another reason to love chocolate? Probably not, but a little dark chocolate may boost your brain health! Read why. #brainhealth Read More

“What’s the Deal with Clinical Trials?” Lunch & Learn Event

Join Dr. Aaron Ritter, our Director of Clinical Trials at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health as he explains the reasons why we need clinical trials and what it’s like to participate in a research study. #brainhealth Read More

“Dog Days of Summer” Word Search

Pets can enhance our brain health. Find the dogs and one cat. #WordSearch #BrainGames Read More

Quinoa, Orange and Almond Salad

Brighten your plate and brain with this simple summer salad. #brainhealth #HealthyRecipe #Recipe Read More

Questions about Quinoa?

Quin-what? This ancient “grain” has reached superfood status. Find out why. #brainhealth Read More

Annual Review of Alzheimer’s Investigational Agents Demands Action

Did you know one of the major hurdles in finding treatments for Alzheimer’s is finding enough volunteers for clinical trials? #brainhealth Read More

Use Your Noodle! Swimming Makes a Splash with Brain Health

Would you like to exercise in a way that’s easy on the body but big on brain health benefits? Dive into this one. #brainhealth Read More

Spicy Summer Shrimp

Spice up your summer with this quick and easy grilled shrimp recipe. #brainhealth #HealthyRecipe #Recipe Read More

Put on Your Dancing Shoes to Ward Off Dementia

Can you waltz your way to better brain health? Mounting research says you can. #brainhealth Read More

Healthy Lifestyle Habits and the Prevention of Dementia, Scientists Weigh the Evidence

What is the scientific evidence supporting lifestyle habits to prevent or slow brain decline? #brainhealth Read More

B is for Brain Health

B vitamins play a key role in brain health. Boosting your intake is easy when you power up your diet with the right foods. #brainhealth #healthfood Read More

Sudoku Puzzle 4

Try this new Sudoku Puzzle #braingames #sudoku Read More

Annual Balance & Memory Screening Event

Join us for our annual free Balance & Memory Screening event at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas. #brainhealth Read More

Brain Health Awareness Crossword Puzzle

This June, test your awareness of brain health tips. #crossword #crosswords #games #brainhealth Read More

If It’s Good For Your Body, It’s Good For Your Brain

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness month. Reduce your risk of dementia by choosing a lifestyle good for your body and brain. #healthyeating #brainhealth #healthfood Read More

Know Your Limits. Quantities Count When Eating for Brain Health.

Learn what – and how much – to eat for better brain health. #healthyeating #brainhealth #healthfood Read More

3-Bean Summer Salad

Need a quick, healthy side dish for a BBQ? Try our bean salad. #brainhealth #HealthyRecipe #Recipe Read More

Mighty Mind Muffins

Grab one of these nutrient-packed muffins for breakfast as you race out the door. Your brain will thank you. #brainhealth #HealthyRecipe #Recipe Read More

Exercising Benefits the Brain Too

What can help protect your memory and thinking skills? #Exercise #brainhealth Read More

Is it Alzheimer’s or is it Dementia?

What is the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia? Dr. Aaron Ritter explains. #brainhealth Read More

Healthy Brains Day 2017: A Day to Remember

HealthyBrains.org celebrated its second anniversary in partnership with Caesars Entertainment. Here’s how. #brainhealth Read More

May 12th is Healthy Brains Day!

You too can celebrate Healthy Brains Day! Here’s how: Read More

“In the Month of May” Word Search

May is a month filled with events and celebrations. See what special days in May you can find hidden in this word search. #wordsearch #games #brainhealth Read More

Dementia 2017: The Brain Under Assault – Continuing Education Conference

The brain is vulnerable to assault by conditions both internal and external to our bodies, which can cause dementia.  This course will examine a few of the more common disorders that can injure the brain, as well as potential interventions to forestall damage. Read More

HealthyBrains Presents: Jim Kwik “Lunch & Learn” Special Event

Improve your “Mental Fitness” pillar by joining us April 26, 2017. HealthyBrains.org and Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health are excited to host… Read More

Alana Burns

Manager Research Program, Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health “Learn to be Brain Healthy!”… Read More

Dr. Jeffrey Cummings

Director, Center for Neurodegeneration and Translational Neuroscience Director Emeritus, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Professor, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine Jeffrey… Read More

Sudoku Puzzle 3

Instructions: Don’t worry … there’s NO math. Think of this puzzle as a process of elimination. The objective is to fill a 9×9 grid… Read More

Controlling Risk Factors for Brain Disease

What medical conditions impact brain health? Learn more about the connection between diabetes, heart disease and dementia. #brainhealth Read More

Tasty Seared Tuna with Avocado, Cucumber and Ginger salsa

Forget fried fish this Friday. Instead try this brain healthy tuna recipe you can cook in a flash. #brainhealth Read More

Kale and Crosswords … How One Healthy Brains HERO Learns New Ways to Stay Sharp

See how HealthyBrains.org can help support better lifestyle habits. #brainhealth Read More

Brains of All Ages Can Benefit from Mediterranean-Style Eating

Scientific evidence has mounted that a Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest ways to eat. It can help ward off heart disease,… Read More

Snooze Your Way to Better Brain Health

A good night’s sleep is elusive to many people but it can be especially difficult for people as they get older and even more so… Read More

Simple Good Health Guidelines for Body and Brain

It’s never too late to adopt new habits to improve health and wellness for your body and brain. Even if you feel limited by health… Read More

As Lifespan Lengthens, Researchers Race to Slow Onset of Brain Disease

As people all over the world are living longer, finding better treatments for brain diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease has become one of the… Read More

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Crossword

March is MS Awareness Month. Learn more about this disease and wellness tips that can help improve living with MS. Read More

Turkey Taco Salad

By adding salad greens, beans and spices into your taco recipes you can easily add nutrients vital to your brain health. This salad, adapted from… Read More

Mark Ruffing

Manager – Cleveland Clinic Enterprise Information Management & Analytics Mark Ruffing is a Manager within Enterprise Information Management & Analytics (EIM&A) at the Cleveland Clinic. Read More

Austin Ingraham

EBI Analyst – Cleveland Clinic Enterprise Information Management & Analytics Originally from Willoughby, Ohio. Graduated from St. Bonaventure University in 2013 with a degree in… Read More

Mengrong Zou

EBI Analyst – Cleveland Clinic Enterprise Information Management & Analytics Mengrong has a bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Engineering and a master’s degree in Applied Statistics &… Read More

Dr. Aaron Ritter

Staff Physician, Memory Disorder Program – Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Aaron Ritter, MD, received his Bachelor of Arts at the University… Read More

Katurah Hartley

Project Manager II – Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Kat received her Bachelors of Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at… Read More

Brook Hurd

IT Project Manager – Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Brook Hurd has over 20 years of experience in Web, Database, IT, Programming,… Read More

Show Your Brain Some Love: Be Proactive to Protect Your Brain

Brain health scientists are learning a great deal about how some older adults keep their brains youthful and that is helping us… Read More

What is a PET Scan?

Looking for Clues to Explain Memory Loss Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging or PET scan is a tool that… Read More

Loneliness and Alzheimer’s – What You Should Know

The US Surgeon General recently tweeted “social isolation is as bad for your health as smoking,” “is increasing” and “is widespread in… Read More

Soup’s On! Brain Healthy Chicken and Escarole

Nothing is more satisfying than a bowl of soup on a cold, grey day. By adding the right ingredients, you can make it even… Read More

Healthy Brains “Lunch & Learn” Education Event – February 22, 2017

Learn more about maximizing your brain health, joining a research registry, and learning how to use the HealthyBrains.org website, app, and self-assessment brain check-up… Read More

Sudoku Puzzle

Instructions: Don’t worry … there’s NO math. Think of this puzzle as a process of elimination. The objective is to fill a 9×9 grid… Read More

6 Brain Health Habits from 6 Brain Health Experts

At HealthyBrains.org, we emphasize six pillars of brain health: exercise, mental fitness, good nutrition, sleep and relaxation, social interaction, and control of other health risks. Read More

Study Shows Smoking May Accelerate MS – What Can You Do?

Lifestyle choices impact the outcome and development of many health disorders. Smoking is a known risk factor for developing many illnesses but did you know… Read More

It’s Time to Re-Think Breakfast

Mornings can be a busy, hectic time and it’s easy to reach for high fat, sugary so-called ‘breakfast” items. These foods however, have been… Read More

Eggs and Spinach Scramble with Red Pepper Pesto

Trade in those sugar and fat laden breakfast foods for something more nutritious for your brain. The foods found in the Mediterranean… Read More

New Year’s Resolution Crossword

Lessons Learned from Recent Failed Drug Trial

Study Findings According to a recent press release from drug manufacturer Eli Lilly, Solanezumab, did not produce a statistically significant benefit as compared to placebo… Read More

Does Your Career Contribute to Better Brain Health?

Do you love your job? Depending on your field of work, your job could be working for you by helping to reduce your risk of… Read More

Six Ways to Add Brain Health to your Holidays

During the holiday rush, it’s easy to put good health habits on the list of things to do next year. You are your brain, however,… Read More

Holiday Cod with Lentils and Salsa

This easy and elegant recipe will not only please your family and guests, it will nourish your brain. Fish, lentils and vegetables are key foods… Read More

“Brain Health Begins with B” Word Search

Pioneering Study Probes Brain Trauma in Living Ex-Football Players

Take a look at what Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is doing to help athletes and others impacted by head trauma protect… Read More

Try These Activities with Loved Ones Affected by Memory Changes

When a family member or loved one is affected by Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, it is important, for the family and patient to… Read More

Another Reason to Try Yoga

One of the best things you can do to maintain your brain health is to follow a consistent exercise routine. Experts recommend balance and flexibility… Read More

Recipes for Brain Health: Crunchy Quinoa and Apple Salad

Thanksgiving brings together families, friends, and fabulous food. Promote brain health this holiday by nestling this crunchy quinoa and apple salad between the mashed… Read More

Brain Health Sudoku

Instructions: Don’t worry … there’s NO math. Think of this puzzle as a process of elimination. The objective is to fill a 9×9 grid… Read More

Alzheimer’s Awareness Crossword

Alzheimer’s Antibody Drug Shows Promise

Alzheimer’s disease affects 5.4 million Americans and by 2050, that number is expected to triple. With such staggering statistics and the correlated social and economic… Read More

October is Lewy Body Dementia Awareness Month

Lewy Body Dementia or LBD is the second-most common cause of neurodegenerative dementia. Learn more about this underdiagnosed, but common form of dementia that affected… Read More

Can the Adult Brain Change for the Better? Wine Experts Offer Clues

Can the Adult Brain Grow? Have you ever heard that once you get to adulthood, your brain cells start dying off and it’s downhill from… Read More

Seared Salmon and Arugula Salad

Salmon is a quintessential food for improving your brain health. Its abundance of omega-3 fatty acids, the type of fatty acid your body can’t produce,… Read More

How to Work Toward Better Brain Health Everyday

Did you know that your cognitive brain health peaks around age 22? Without constantly challenging yourself and learning new things, it may be… Read More

6 Pillars of Brain Health Word Search

How Close Are We to a Cure For Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in America. It’s the only disease in the top 10 causes of death with… Read More

Countdown to World Alzheimer’s Day: 21 Ways in 21 Days to Better Brain Health

September 21, 2016 is World Alzheimer’s Day. On this day, people, policymakers and organizations around the globe will raise awareness and pay tribute… Read More

Blending up Brain Health: Red Raspberry Smoothie Recipe

Just because summer is almost over doesn’t mean your love for brain healthy smoothies should end too! You can enjoy this quick and… Read More

Why is Grandpa Acting Differently? How to Explain Alzheimer’s Disease to Your Kids

Your parent has Alzheimer’s Disease. This diagnosis and progressive illness impacts the entire family. Everyone’s life shifts as caregivers are faced with increasing… Read More

Need More Motivation to Exercise? Study Suggests a Daily Walk to Remember

Research continuously allows us to learn about Alzheimer’s and sheds light on ways we can try to prevent or delay this disease. A… Read More

Mark your Calendar for a Free Balance and Memory Screening

If you’re worried about your memory and you want to reduce the risk of falls, we want to help. On September 22, 2016, from 1-4… Read More

Scrambling for a Quick Brain Healthy Dinner Idea?

Try our Single Skillet Veggie Frittata Does your veggie drawer in the fridge need to be cleaned out? Pondering what to make for dinner? If… Read More

Dr. Jeffrey Cummings Attends Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, Director of Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, attended the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on July 24-28 in Toronto, Canada. Read More

Put Away Your Smartphone for Better Brain Health

Today, it’s nearly impossible to escape technology. Smartphones and social media allow us endless access to news, work, friends and other media. Yet, constantly looking… Read More

What You Need to Know to Help Manage Multiple Sclerosis

There is currently no cure for almost 350,000 people who live with MS in the United States. The disorder stems from the central nervous system,… Read More

Having a BBQ on Fourth of July? Staying Social Improves Brain Health

Did you know that social interaction closely links with a healthier brain? A key component of the six pillars of brain health, socializing with… Read More

Dr. Kate Zhong of Healthy Brains Delivered Leadership Keynote at UNLV

Cleveland Clinic’s own Dr. Kate Zhong, Senior Director of Clinical Research and Development at Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, spoke to the… Read More

Recipes For Brain Health: Cauliflower Gold

Better brain health starts with you. Our six pillars of brain health show food and nutrition have an important impact on the future health… Read More

Help Your Brain Health and Exercise More

The benefits of exercising are no secret—when you pair a balanced diet with daily activity, you’re a healthier person. Many people are focused on their… Read More

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

During the month of June, many will wear purple or shine a purple light for Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Scientists are working hard… Read More

Twitter Chat: #3pHealthyAging with Caesars Entertainment

Join TriplePundit and experts from Caesars Entertainment, Second Wind Dreams, Meals on Wheels America, and Cleveland Clinic on Wednesday, June 22nd at 9am PT /… Read More

Simple Steps to Improve Brain Health

We all know we should try to eat better and exercise to maintain our body’s health, but did you know it’s important for your brain… Read More

“HealthyBrains” TURNS ONE!

A  Celebration with Caesars HEROs What a difference a year makes! HealthyBrains.org, since its inception, has engaged thousands of people from all parts of the… Read More

Larry Ruvo honored by Caesars Foundation

The Chairman and Co-Founder of the Keep Memory Alive board and Senior Managing Director of Southern Wine and Spirits, Larry Ruvo was honored with the inaugural Caesars… Read More

Volunteers Sought to Test Most Promising AD Drug

The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas and the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio are now welcoming clinical trial volunteers for… Read More

UFC Contributes $1 Million To Fighter Brain Study

The progress made by the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in studying ways to improve fighters’ safety led the UFC to pledge an… Read More

Anna Robins Creates Events To Help Keep Memory Alive

From collecting pennies from schoolchildren to producing events that raise millions of dollars, few work harder than Anna Robins on behalf of the Cleveland Clinic Lou… Read More

Multiple Sclerosis: Disabling, Unpredictable

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society designates March as MS Awareness Month to educate the public about the unpredictable, often disabling disease of the brain and body… Read More

Dark Chocolate’s Health Benefits Make it a Candy Aisle Bright Spot

When looking for a Valentine’s Day indulgence, dark chocolate offers a less-guilty pleasure than other candies and confections. In fact, its’ healthy properties make… Read More

New Study Seeks Ways To Delay Alzheimer’s

A much-anticipated clinical trial has brought hope to the Alzheimer’s community and an opportunity to fight back before symptoms appear. Currently, an estimated 5.4… Read More

Healthy Brains Rely On Healthy Hearts

For as much as they rely on each other, your brain and your heart might as well be Valentines. After all, the heart… Read More

The New Science of Prevention: Offering Hope and a Way to Help

By Dr. Kate Zhong It was an honor to be a featured panelist at the recent Prevention R3 Summit, where several hundred people filled an… Read More

Healthier Game Day Snack Adds Nutrition to the Lineup

A new study has showed that a person’s diet may influence cognitive decline and overall brain health. Results show that people with healthier diets… Read More

Concussion and CTE Not the Same Thing

The December release of the Will Smith movie “Concussion” brought the discussion of brain health to the lobby of every multiplex in the country. In… Read More

Search Is On For Safer Helmet

The crack of helmets hitting might be a signature sound of a football game, but many researchers also hear it as a warning for potential… Read More

Cleveland Clinic Doctor Studying Football Players’ Brain Health

While inescapable hoopla surrounds the upcoming Super Bowl between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos, some work quietly to find ways to make football… Read More

Medical-Related Exhibits Post Rapid Growth at CES

Most people know the Consumer Electronics Show as a launching pad for the latest tech toys, but within CES there are enough medical and wellness… Read More

Teen Inventor Keeps AD Patients Safe, Starting With His Own Grandfather

About 60 percent of America’s 5.5 million Alzheimer’s sufferers will wander from their caregivers at some point, but 15-year-old Kenneth Shinozuka worried most about one:… Read More

‘What Happens in Vegas Changes Lives’

That tagline helped fill a hotel ballroom with Consumer Electronics Show delegates looking to learn how technology can be enlisted in… Read More

CES Features Ways Technology Can Ease Burden for AD Patients

By Dr. Kate Zhong Every January a time machine visits Las Vegas. The huge Consumer Electronics Show showcases tomorrow’s technology months and sometimes years,… Read More

Alzheimer’s Research Spending Receives Record Increase

Demonstrating its growing importance as a public policy issue, the federal government increased Alzheimer’s Disease research spending by more than 50 percent as part of… Read More

Multi-Domain Approach to Memory Loss Called ‘Right Track’ By Researcher

The head of an eagerly anticipated dementia study said researchers “may be on the right track” in approaching the fight against memory loss as a… Read More

Champagne Study Emerges As Toast of the Internet

As the last champagne toasts welcome in 2016 they will also mark the final 360 million glasses of bubbly Americans are estimated to drink over… Read More

Wishing a Happy New Year To You and Your Brain

The Healthy Brains team wishes you a Happy New Year by highlighting ways to strengthen your personal Six Pillars… Read More

High-Fat Diet Seen Lowering Brain Function

Here is something to digest along with your Thanksgiving leftovers: A high-fat diet takes a toll on the brain as well as the waistline. New… Read More

Working to Make Boxing, MMA Safer

The Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health is working to lower the risk of head injuries to boxers and mixed martial arts fighters. Read More

Sound Sleep Habits A Key to Good Health

If people had an option to lower the risk of obesity, depression, hypertension, accidental death, and memory loss disorders without having to pop a pill,… Read More

Healthy Brains’ Dr. Kate Zhong Wins Top Technology Innovation Award

A leading Las Vegas business publication named Dr. Kate Zhong as the region’s top tech innovator for healthcare in 2015 for her work in spearheading… Read More

Be Thankful of Effort To Keep Memory Alive

Dear Friends, As a transplant to America it has been fascinating to learn about the country’s holidays and traditions. While it has its roots in… Read More

Fit Legs Associated With Slower Mental Decline

To say someone or something “has legs” means they have staying power. Now scientists are finding that fit legs might provide the mind with more… Read More

Nutrition, Activity Examined As Ways to Slow Brain Aging

A French study of nearly 2,000 people seems to indicate that good nutrition, supplements, physical and mental activity, and coaching can slow memory loss in… Read More

Sound Dietary Decisions Possible Despite Meat-Cancer Wrangling

Perhaps lost amid the loud argument sparked by a recent report saying processed meats cause cancer is the quiet truth that most of us would… Read More

Study Shows Naps Help Retain New Learning

A Swiss memory study discovered that people who napped retained recently learned information better than those whose heads did not hit the pillow. Researchers from… Read More

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Provides Opportunity to Learn

In 1983, when President Ronald Reagan first recognized November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, fewer than 2 million Americans had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Read More

MIND Diet Offers Food for Thought

If life is a highway, then food is the fuel. Eating right can not only take you further down that long one-way road, but it… Read More

Pumpkin Lentil Soup

(Makes 8 – 10 servings) Ingredients: ƒ 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup) ƒ 2-6 garlic cloves, diced ƒ 3 ribs celery, chopped (3/4 cup)… Read More

Treatment Horizon

A worldwide quest is under way to find new treatments to stop, slow or even prevent Alzheimer’s. Because new drugs take years to produce from… Read More

Drug May Calm Agitation in Alzheimer’s Patients

Drug may calm agitation in Alzheimer’s patients. A recent study led by Dr. Jeffrey Cummings at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health,… Read More

Human ‘mini brains’ grown in labs may help solve cancer, autism, Alzheimer’s

Scientists at Ohio State University say they’ve figured out a way to grow the genetic equivalent of a nearly complete embryonic human brain. A Harvard… Read More

Laughter is the best medicine: The health benefits of humor

The benefits of laughter have been scientifically proven. Scientists have studied brain waves and how they change the disposition in the brain’s happy centers. Harvard… Read More

Experimental ultrasound treatment targets Alzheimer’s brain plaque

Preliminary research in mice raises the possibility that an ultrasound-based treatment might help eliminate plaque buildup in the brain that’s associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Read More

Can You Pass the One-Leg Test for Brain Health?

Here’s a quick, do-it-yourself test for brain health: See how long you can stay balanced on one leg. Read Full Article… Read More

Researchers Report New Ways To Predict The Development Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Brain scans, memory tests and body fluids such as saliva may hold the keys to understanding a person’s likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s, even among those… Read More

Too much TV, low physical activity may worsen cognitive function

Study co-author Tina Hoang, of the Northern California Institute of Research and Education (NCIRE) in San Francisco, and colleagues recently presented their findings at the… Read More

Women With Mild Cognitive Impairment Decline Twice As Fast As Men With The Condition

Women with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) have two times faster decline in cognition than men with MCI, according to new research reported at the Alzheimer’s… Read More

Scientists use brain stimulation to boost creativity, set stage to treat depression

A UNC School of Medicine study has provided the first direct evidence that a low dose of electric current can enhance a specific brain pattern… Read More

I’m 39 And Have Alzheimer’s Disease’: Inspirational Father-Of-Three, Chris Graham, On How He’s Fighting Back

Most of us think of Alzheimer’s as an older people’s disease, but the condition has been known to affect people much younger in life. Ex-serviceman… Read More

10 Of The Best Yoga Poses For Sleep

Sleep deprivation and stress can be a vicious cycle. That’s where yoga comes in. By lowering stress levels, calming the mind and relieving tension in… Read More

Scientists use brain stimulation to boost creativity, set stage to treat depression

A UNC School of Medicine study has provided the first direct evidence that a low dose of electric current can enhance a specific brain pattern… Read More

Why typing too much is bad for your memory

There’s just no substitute for good, old-fashioned pen and paper. If you want to remember something, it’s best to physically write it down on paper,… Read More

Why Do Some Boxers Develop Dementia and Some Don’t?

The boxing community has known for decades that repeated blows to a fighter’s head can result in permanent brain damage, resulting in dementia or Parkinson’s… Read More

Broiled Salmon with Cannellini Bean Purée and Tomato Vinaigrette

Salmon is considered one of the best sources of two types of brain-boosting omega-3 fatty acids: eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). These two… Read More

Avoid 8 Common Triggers to Make Your Life With MS Easier

If you have multiple sclerosis, you can do things to help limit unpredictable flare-ups of pain, dizziness, numbness and imbalance. Read Full… Read More

Flashbulb memories – why do we remember learning about dramatic events so vividly?

Why would people who were not immediately or directly affected have such a long-lasting sense of knowing exactly where they were and what they were… Read More

Pump Up Your Brain by Pumping Your Heart

Physical fitness is always part of the plan when it comes to healthy lifestyle goals, from losing weight to increasing energy to protecting against cardiovascular… Read More

Brain Implants May Be Able to Shock Damaged Memories Back Into Shape

With funding from the Defense Department, scientists have begun work on devices that would use electric pulses to realign a memory process gone awry… Read More

Spinach Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Parmesan and Thyme Recipe

Spinach. This dark-green leaf is packed with antioxidants, flavonols and folic acid, which is a win-win food when it comes to brain health. Read More

9 Ways to Boost Your Brain Health

Your brain plays a critical role in your overall health, but how often do you think about taking good care of it? Research shows that… Read More

Hypertension Medication Found to Offer Protective Effect Against Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms in Mice

In this study, researchers found that the FDA-approved drug guanabenz (for the treatment of high blood pressure) is capable of preventing myelin loss and easing… Read More

Recipe for Healthy Memory: Make Every Bite Count

What you eat is as important as how often you eat. Here are some brain-friendly foods you won’t want to miss out on… Read More

Simple amoeba holds the key to better treatment for Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists have discovered the use of a simple single-celled amoeba to understand the function of human proteins in causing Alzheimer’s disease. Read… Read More

Snoring could be an early warning sign for memory loss

A study, published Wednesday in the journal Neurology, finds that people who snore heavily and have breathing problems during sleep may develop memory loss and… Read More

Neurotrope Announces Positive Final Results From its Phase 2a Safety Study for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

People with “Invisible” Diseases Struggle for Resources, Understanding

While showing symptoms can lead to negative stigma, sometimes appearing symptom-free causes its own problems. Read Full Article… Read More

Poached Salmon with Cucumber Sauce

Omega-3s help nerve cells communicate with each other, which is an essential step in maintaining good mental health Read Full Article… Read More

How to Be A Better Alzheimer’s Caregiver: Strategies for Success

Millions of people from all over the globe, find themselves taking on the difficult responsibility of being an Alzheimer’s caregiver Read Full… Read More

Healthy Brains Launch

On May 12, 2015 HealthyBrains.org officially launched. The event was hosted by Bart Torres, the Voice of Vegas, and the attendees included: Mayor… Read More

Sandy’s Story

“Sandy’s Story” is an unprecedented look at the cruel journey of a vibrant, once healthy man as he gradually loses his memory to Alzheimer’s disease. Read More

Promising Alzheimer’s research stalled by lack of volunteers for studies

Researchers suggest that by 2020, the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease will have tripled, from about 5 to 15 million people. In the… Read More

Women and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Caregiver’s Crisis

The Working Mother Research Institute surveyed nearly 2,500 women, including more than 1,200 who have cared for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, to get a… Read More

Early Detection: The Most Overlooked Opportunity in Alzheimer’s Care

We all know about the two obvious problems associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The media carry daily stories about the aging of the population structure… Read More

Coffee Linked To Decreasing Risk of Multiple Sclerosis and Increasing Those Benefits With Tylers Coffee

A new study presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, suggests yet another potential health benefit of coffee consumption:… Read More

Q&A with Longevity Expert Gary Small, MD

A large new study has confirmed what doctors have suspected for years: that embracing a healthy lifestyle can slow the rate of cognitive aging in… Read More

About Alzheimer’s Disease: Caregiving

Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease is physically, emotionally, and financially challenging . The demands of day-to-day care, changing family roles, and difficult decisions… Read More

Neurotrope Announces Positive Final Results From its Phase 2a Safety Study for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

NEWARK, N.J., March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Neurotrope, Inc. (OTCQB: NTRP) today announced secondary and exploratory endpoint results from its randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, single dose… Read More

Maria Shriver: Let’s wipe out Alzheimer’s

(CNN) I was deeply moved watching Julianne Moore win the Oscar for “Still Alice,” a movie I was proud and privileged to be an executive… Read More

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