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June 06, 2024

More Evidence that “What’s Good for the Heart is Even Better for The Brain” in early-stage Alzheimer’s patients

New study demonstrates how diet, exercise, and other interventions improved brain cognition and function after just 20 weeks Imagine being able to fight the effects of Alzheimer’s, not with a pill, but by making changes to the way you live your daily life? That’s what Dr. Dean Ornish of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute set out to research in a randomized controlled clinical trial and the results were astonishing. In a study published in Alzheimer’s Research and Therapy on June 7, 2024, Ornish and his colleagues found that after 20 weeks of an intensive lifestyle intervention, some patients with mild
May 20, 2024

CNN Documentary Highlights Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Combat Alzheimer’s

Concerned about his family's history with Alzheimer's, CNN's chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, took a personal journey to explore his own risk for Alzheimer’s. The evaluation was part of an hour-long documentary , "The Last Alzheimer’s Patient," during which Dr. Gupta shared groundbreaking research by Dr. Dean Ornish of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute. Specifically, as Dr. Gupta stated , “what is good for the heart is almost certainly good for the brain.” Dr. Ornish added, “The same lifestyle changes could reverse high blood pressure, high cholesterol, type two diabetes, obesity, early-stage prostate cancer can be slowed, stopped, even
November 21, 2023

Statement on Retirement of U.S. Representative Anna Eshoo

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s chair and co-founder George Vradenburg issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Rep. Anna Eshoo that she will not be seeking re-election.
November 16, 2023

Applications for CMS GUIDE Model Being Accepted Through 1/30/24

Medicare Part B doctors and health systems are encouraged to apply ASAP
November 14, 2023

Let’s Talk Alz this National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Brain health might seem like an odd topic to bring up out of the blue, but there are many simple ways to work it into a conversation