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  • Posted: 11/17/2014
    ARPF President and Medical Director, Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D., had the opportunity to interview Dr. David Perlmutter earlier this year during an ARPF teleseminar. David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM is the #1 New York Times Best Selling Author of “Grain Brain” and is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. Here is an excerpt of that conversation centered on diet and exercise:
  • Posted: 09/29/2014
    We recently received this excellent question about meditation and brain tumors and want to share Dr. Dharma’s answer to our follower.
  • Posted: 09/15/2014

    ARPF recently had the opportunity to interview Dr. van der Flier after her presentation at the International Alzheimer’s Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 2014.

    Dr. van der Flier is the Head Researcher at the Alzheimer Center, Department of Neurology at the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • Posted: 09/02/2014

    Do you know why brain researchers use a person’s education level as a factor in their studies? Education improves your brain functions because learning new things increases the number of connections, or pathways, in the brain. Therefore, doing things you’ve never done before—such as learning a new language or a computer program—will improve your brain.

  • Posted: 08/19/2014

    Although there is no known cure for Alzheimer's Disease, you CAN adopt lifestyle choices that can help you reduce your risk of developing it. We call these the 4 Pillars of Alzheimer's Prevention.

  • Posted: 08/04/2014
    By Diane Walker, from Aging Today By 2030, Alzheimer’s is expected to impair more than 7.7 million Americans, and that number is set to reach more than 16 million by 2050. Globally, more than 35 million have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s … experts agree the real number is much higher.
  • Posted: 07/22/2014
    Reprinted with permission from Aging Today. Yet, on the other hand, living longer inevitable raises a host of unique concerns. Longer lifespans mean increasing healthcare costs and needs as people become more susceptible to chronic illnesses like heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia. Increased longevity raises concerns about outliving financial resources, loss of independence and control, and fears of isolation. As the elder population grows larger, so does the gaping hole, a rift caused by out-of-date policies and a lack of products, services, benefits and resources necessary to serve older Americans.
  • Posted: 07/04/2014
    By Dharma Singh Khalsa, MD

    If you are like most people, you believe that your genes have predetermined just about everything about you. As you look in the mirror each morning perhaps you see your mother's eyes or your father's smile. You may also be convinced that your genes have already predetermined the illnesses you

  • Posted: 06/26/2014
    I've just finished reading a scientific article and want to share it with you. It highlights the importance of really focusing on taking care of your brain and not just your body. In the article, researchers uncovered an early disruption in the process of memory formation in some people as they age. These people exhibit some early brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease, but show little or no memory impairment.
  • Posted: 06/09/2014
    By Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D. Startling research from a Mayo Clinic study shows forgetfulness may be an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s Disease — and not just a symptom of aging. The study tracked 1600 people who were in their 70s and 80s. The purpose was to find what percentage of the participants would develop Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), a disorder characterized by mild memory problems and other neurological issues.

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