Dr. Karen Vieira has a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University Of Florida College Of Medicine. She has worked in hospitals and clinics conducting clinical research with patients, as well as in biotechnology laboratories, researching the biochemistry and molecular biology of the body at a cellular level. Additionally, she worked in the food industry with the largest food company in America. Her passion is discovering existing research on dietary and lifestyle changes that prevent, cure or improve various health conditions.
It is not uncommon for individuals suffering from mixed dementia to be diagnosed with a single form of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease or vascular dementia. Because of this, most physicians will base their prescribing decisions on the type of dementia that has been diagnosed. It should be noted that
It is an unfortunate reality that a significant number of us will develop dementia. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 75 million people will be diagnosed with some form of the condition by the year 2030. As the prevalence continues to rise, it is becoming increasingly important for
It would be a vast understatement to say that coffee is popular. It is consumed in unfathomable amounts on a daily basis across the world. Accordingly, the impact of coffee on human health is a popular topic among medical researchers, including those who study dementia. Their efforts have revealed that
Turmeric is a relative of ginger that has long been used in Asian cuisines and has more recently gained popularity as a dietary supplement. Now, it appears that the plant could be the source of a potent weapon in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. The key to this claim is
Alzheimer’s disease tends to get the most press as a form of dementia, but there are several other types as well. It is worth becoming familiar with these alternative forms of dementia as the symptoms, treatments, and expected progression can vary wildly between them. Here we will focus on frontotemporal