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Dementia Research Breakthrough: Understanding the 4 Types of Alzheimer’s

Midnight Sun Home Care discusses a recent dementia research breakthrough. For decades, researchers have been examining the development of Alzheimer’s through one particular basic model, despite the fact that not all Alzheimer’s diagnoses present with the same symptoms and progression. However, a new dementia research breakthrough is on the horizon. Now, a new, collaborative study… Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Research Milestones Reached This Past Year

Alzheimer’s Research Milestones Reached This Past Year
Alzheimer’s research brought promising progress made in the treatment and cure of this disease in 2020. With so much negative news in the forefront of 2020, it’s worth reflecting on some of the incredible achievements the year brought – such as the advancements in Alzheimer’s research milestones. Katie McDonough, director of programs and services at… Continue reading

New Research Brings a Breakthrough in Parkinson’s Research, Reversing Symptoms

New Research Brings a Breakthrough in Parkinson’s Research, Reversing Symptoms
Research in Parkinson’s disease is underway, bringing renewed hope to those living with the condition. Researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine, who believed they were examining connective tissue cell protein, got quite a surprise when they instead stumbled upon a therapy to eradicate the outward symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in mice. Not… Continue reading

Living with COPD During COVID-19: The Resources and Tips You Need

Living with COPD During COVID-19: The Resources and Tips You Need
Find additional resources and tips for living with COPD during COVID-19. Seniors diagnosed with COPD have needed to stay particularly vigilant since the COVID-19 pandemic started, because they are likely at both a higher risk for contracting the virus and also for developing more serious complications as a result. A recently available research study… Continue reading

The Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson’s Disease Is Changing the Way We Diagnosis It

The Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson’s Disease Is Changing the Way We Diagnosis It
Midnight Sun Home Care provides help in many forms for older adults with Parkinson’s disease. You may not recognize her by name; however, you’ve very likely come across her story. Joy Milne has a tremendously unique talent: recognizing Parkinson’s disease through her nose. Her gift came to light when she noticed what she details… Continue reading

A New Cancer Treatment for All Types of Cancer Could Be Coming

A New Cancer Treatment for All Types of Cancer Could Be Coming
New cancer research may lead to new treatment options for all types of cancer. We already know how incredible our body’s immune system is in attacking invading bacteria and viruses and restoring us to health following an illness, but the latest findings from a study by Cardiff University are poised to bring a new and unexpected development with a new cancer treatment: stopping cancer in its tracks. Continue reading
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