Tag Archives: Signs

10 Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Every Adult Should Know

Conditions If you or a loved one experiences these subtle but possibly serious symptoms of memory loss, confusion, sleeplessness, and trouble focusing, talk to a doctor. Why early detection matters mrmohock/Shutterstock With grim prognoses and very limited treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, early detection hasn’t been particularly advantageous. But that may be changing—fast. One of the… Read More »

Lyme disease symptoms: Four early signs of being bitten by an infected tick

Lyme disease can be contracted if a human is bitten by an infected tick. Only a small number of ticks are infected with the bacteria, but it’s important to recognise if you’ve been bitten by a Lyme disease-carrying tick to avoid complications. If Lyme disease is left untreated, a person may develop chronic joint inflammation,… Read More »

Gum disease treatment for Alzheimer’s lowers signs of inflammation

Porphyromonas gingivalisSPL/Alamy By Clare Wilson Encouraging results have been announced from a small trial of a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, which targets gum disease bacteria. Trial participants showed improvements in certain molecules in their blood and spinal fluid, says Cortexyme, the US firm developing the therapy. However, the company has not shown… Read More »