What Does Your Walking Speed Say About Your Alzheimer’s Risk? July 16, 2012 | By Alexandra Sifferlin Slight changes in the way a person walks, like slowing down or developing a variable stride, could be early signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Previous studies have linked walking speed in the elderly with overall good health and even longevity, but the current research is among the first to associate gait with risk of Alzheimer’s. The four new studies, presented over the weekend at the…
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Scientists Discover that the Brain Cleans Itself “We’re hopeful that these findings have implications for many conditions that involve the brain, such as traumatic brain injury, Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, and Parkinson’s disease.” http://www.alzheimersreadingroom.com/2012/08/scientists-discover-that-brain-cleans.html