Awareness in Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the leading cause of progressive dementia in the United States accounting for 95% of all dementias. It is believed that approximately 5 million Americans suffer AD and that this number will nearly triple in the next 40 years. AD is also on the increase worldwide. AD is a progressive dementia that […]

Dr. Nussbaum named to Chair of Alzheimer’s Prevention Education

The Fit Brains crew extends our congratulations to Dr. Paul Nussbaum for being named to Chair of the Advisory Board for Alzheimer’s Prevention Education, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.  Dr. Nussbaum is the Chief Scientific Officer of Fit Brains and an active contributor to the Brain Fitness Blog. For more information about Alzheimer’s Foundation of America […]

Some Medications May Help to Cut Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

A recent report indicates aspirin and non-steroidal antinflammatory drugs seem to have the positive and perhaps unexpected benefit, of cutting a person’s risk of developing AD. Researchers at John’s Hopkins reviewed data from 13,499 cases to measure the protective effect from these commonly used drugs on AD risk. Over the course of the studies 820 […]

German Scientists Test New Way to Combat Alzheimer’s

German scientists have found success in reversing the plaque buildup in brains of mice. The plaque deposits are one of the hallmark features of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and this finding may lead to viable treatments for humans. The compound reportedly effectively blocks an enzyme responsible for development of the plaque. The compound attaches itself at […]

Recipes for a Healthy Brain!

Welcome to the Fit Brains collection of healthy & delicious recipes to improve & prolong brain health!  Keep checking back to this page as we add more amazing recipes for you to enjoy.   Starters/Sides Glazed Hazelnut & Berry Salad (improves memory) Mains Easy Lamb Chops with Blackberry Sauce (improves learning ability) Wild Alaska Salmon Kebabs (improves memory […]