Alzheimer's Disease

Aan Recommends People 65+ Be Screened Yearly For Memory Problems

People with mild cognitive impairment have thinking and memory problems but usually do not know it because such problems are not severe enough to affect their daily activities. Yet mild cognitive impairment can be an early sign of Alzheimer's...

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Migraines Linked To Higher Risk For Dementia, Alzheimer Disease

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18, 2019 -- Migraines are a significant risk factor for Alzheimer disease (AD) and all-cause dementia, according to a study published online Sept. 4 in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. Rebecca E. Morton, from...
Related topics: Migraine, Dementia, Medical Research

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More Cannabis Companies Are Getting Warning Letters From The Ftc

Earlier this year, Curaleaf Holdings (OTC: CURLF) received a warning letter from federal regulators cautioning that the claims it was making surrounding its products, including that they could help with Alzheimer's and cancer, were misleading,...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Exercise Could Slow Withering Effects Of Alzheimer's

Exercising several times a week may delay brain deterioration in people at high risk for Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study that scientists say merits further research to establish whether fitness can affect the progression of dementia.
Related topics: Medical Research, Dementia

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How Doctors Treat Dementia And Lung Cancer Could Be About To Change

Acadia Pharmaceuticals' (NASDAQ: ACAD) Nuplazid is already helping thousands of Parkinson's disease patients who are suffering from hallucinations and delusions, and soon it may also win use in Alzheimer's disease and other indications associated...
Related topics: Dementia, Lung Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Nasdaq, Parkinson's

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Dr. Jeffrey Cummings Wins Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation's (addf) Prestigious Melvin R....

Dr. Jeffrey Cummings, a world-renowned Alzheimer's researcher and leader in clinical trials, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Melvin R. Goodes Prize for Excellence in Alzheimer's Drug Discovery. The prize, awarded by the Alzheimer's Drug...
Related topics: Medical Research, Clinical Trials

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New Piece Of Alzheimer's Puzzle Found

Scientists found two short peptides, or strings of amino acids, that when injected into mice with Alzheimer's disease daily for five weeks, significantly improved the mice's memory. The treatment also reduced some of the harmful physical changes in...

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Actor Sean Hayes: My Mom Suffered From Alzheimer's. When You're A Caregiver, Time Counts.

More than 40 million adults in the United States are unpaid caregivers. They need our help managing the ups and downs of caring for loved ones.       

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Biopsychosocial Frailty Measure Predicts Risk For Dementia

MONDAY, Sept. 16, 2019 -- Biopsychosocial frailty (BF) can predict short- and longer-term dementia risk, according to a study published in the August issue of Alzheimer's & Dementia. Vincenzo Solfrizzi, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Bari...
Related topics: Dementia, Medical Research

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Scaling The Alzheimer’s Cure

This edition of Aging Matters is stolen from Rhonda Patrick’s interview of Dale Bredesen. That hour is so packed with actionable information and theoretical background that I found myself going through it slowly to understand and digest it....

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Study Probes Interplay Of Proteins In Type 2 Diabetes

A hallmark of age-related diseases such as Parkinson's disease, type 2 diabetes, or Alzheimer's disease is the abnormal clumping of proteins in cells. In people with these conditions, these protein clumps can result in irregular deposits known as...
Related topics: Medical Research, Proteins, Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes, Parkinson's

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Poor Sleep In Middle Age Linked To Late-life Alzheimer’s-related Brain Changes

Cognitively healthy adults whose sleep quality declined in middle age were more likely in late life to accumulate Alzheimer’s disease-related proteins in the brain than those whose sleep quality improved or did not change, an NIA-supported study...
Related topics: Proteins, Medical Research

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Most Diagnosed With Dementia Do Not Receive Specialty Care

THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2019 -- The majority of older adults diagnosed with dementia do not receive specialty care, according to a study published online Sept. 4 in Alzheimer's & Dementia. Emmanuel Fulgence Drabo, Ph.D., from the Johns Hopkins...
Related topics: Dementia, Medical Research

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Dutch Doctor Who Euthanized Alzheimer’s Patient Cleared Of Criminal Charges

The patient had asked to be euthanized, but her dementia then became so severe that prosecutors claimed she could no longer consent.
Related topics: Dementia

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Mild Cognitive Impairment Incidence Higher For Wtc Responders

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 -- The incidence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is increased in World Trade Center (WTC) responders, according to a study published online Sept. 6 in Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease...
Related topics: Medical Research, Dementia

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Calcium Channel Blockers May Be Effective In Treating Alzheimer’s Memory Loss

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia but the changes in brain cell function underlying memory loss remains poorly understood. Researchers at the University of Bristol have identified that calcium channel blockers may...
Related topics: Memory Loss, Dementia, Medical Research

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Calcium Channel Blockers May Be Effective In Treating Memory Loss In Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia but the changes in brain cell function underlying memory loss remains poorly understood. Researchers at the University of Bristol have identified that calcium channel blockers may be...
Related topics: Memory Loss, Dementia, Medical Research

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Medical News Today: Migraine May Raise Dementia, Alzheimer's Risk

New research finds a 'significant' association between a history of migraine and various forms of dementia, and Alzheimer's disease in particular.
Related topics: Migraine, Dementia, Medical Research

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New Drug May Protect Against Memory Loss In Alzheimer's Disease

A new drug discovered may protect against memory loss, nerve damage and other symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
Related topics: Memory Loss, Medical Research

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Study Suggests Ptsd Associated With Cognitive Impairment Onset In 911 Responders

A new study led by Stony Brook University that includes 1,800 WTC 911 responders reveals that PTSD is strongly associated with onset of mild cognitive impairment (MCI). The study, published early online in Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis,...
Related topics: Medical Research, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Dementia

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