Alzheimer's Disease

Hearing, Vision Loss Raise Dementia Risk In Older Adults

Multisensory impairment may serve as a potential marker to help identify older adults at increased risk of developing dementia or Alzheimer disease. Medscape Medical News
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Medical News Today: Genes Vs. Lifestyle: Study 'undermines Fatalistic View Of Dementia'

New research suggests that making healthful lifestyle choices can offset the genetic risk of developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research, Dementia

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The Relentless Race For Longevity And Cognitive Health

When we lose a train of thought or forget something, we often refer to it as a senior moment. That ‘senior moment’ is referring to a case of dementia or even Alzheimer’s. Dementia Vs Alzheimer’s Dementia, also known as a...
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Alzheimer's Biomarkers, Trials, Technology At Aaic 2019

(MedPage Today) -- "Unprecedented increase" in research funds for Alzheimer's and dementia
Related topics: Medical Research, Dementia

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Another Alzheimer's Drug Bites The Dust

Amgen and Novartis will abandon work on umibecestat, an experimental BACE inhibitor for Alzheimer's disease, following evidence of worsening cognitive function in a clinical trial. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Amgen, Novartis, Clinical Trials

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Medical News Today: How Having A Close Relative With Alzheimer's May Affect Cognition

New research suggests that having a relative with Alzheimer's disease may put people at risk of a premature decline in memory and learning.
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A Genetic Test That Reveals Alzheimer's Risk Can Be Cathartic Or Distressing

Genetic tests can now tell us a lot about our risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. But that doesn't mean people are prepared to receive the information.(Image credit: Thanasis Zovoilis/Getty Images)
Related topics: Genetics

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Klobuchar Unveils Plan To Help Alzheimer's Patients, Caregivers

Presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) on Friday unveiled a plan to help people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. The plan would provide new funding for research into the disease and aims to find a cure and treatment...
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'crosstalk' Between Genes Promotes Brain Inflammation In Alzheimer's

A new study offers clues about how to prevent inflammation of brain tissue, which promotes Alzheimer's disease (AD).
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research

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Alzheimer's Reboot; Sex And Parkinson's; Migraine Battles

(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
Related topics: Parkinson's, Migraine

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Larger Drug Trials That Intervene Earlier Needed For Alzheimer's Disease

There are currently no drugs that stop or inhibit Alzheimer's disease. Despite drug trials showing plaque reduction in the brain, the patients' cognitive function did not improve. Would the results be different if it were possible to design studies...

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Impaired Learning Linked To Family History Of Alzheimer's

Adults with a first-degree relative with Alzheimer's disease perform more poorly on online paired-learning tasks than adults without such a family history, and this impairment appears to be exacerbated by having diabetes or a genetic variation in...
Related topics: Diabetes, Genetics

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National Institute On Aging Awards $4.23 Million To Establish Cleveland Alzheimer's Disease...

The National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a $4.23 million grant to establish the Cleveland Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Hormone Treatment For Prostate Cancer Linked To Heightened Alzheimer's Risk

MONDAY, July 8, 2019 -- Soon after a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, drugs that lower levels of testosterone are often offered as treatment, since testosterone fuels the cancer's growth. But a major new study suggests that this approach...
Related topics: Hormones, Prostate Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Keto-like Diet May Improve Cognition In Mci, Early Alzheimer's

Changing the diet of individuals with mild cognitive impairment or early Alzheimer's to low-carb, high-fat 'ketogenic' diet could positively affect cognitive function, early research shows. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Diet, Medical Research

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One Step Closer To Real-world Alzheimer's Blood Test

(MedPage Today) -- Fully automated plasma assays hold promise as screening tests for AD-related amyloid beta
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Medical News Today: Exploring How Pollution Might Impact The Brain

A recent study in mice searches for links between the sense of smell, airborne pollution, and neurological conditions, such as Alzheimer's.
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Copper-induced Upregulation Of Micrornas; Ahr2 And Cardiotoxicity; And Natural Killer Cells...

Papers on current concepts in natural killer cell biology; the role of copper in Alzheimer's disease; how sulfane sulfur may act as a defense against electrophilic stress, assessing the proarrhythmic potential of drugs, and more are featured in...
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Animals Do Have Memories, And Can Help Us Crack Alzheimer’s

For almost as long as modern science has been around, the idea that animals can remember past experiences seemed so preposterous that few researchers bothered to study it. Surely only humans, with our big, sophisticated brains, could be capable of...
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Atn Biomarkers Have Prognostic Value In Alzheimer's

(MedPage Today) -- Amyloid, tau, and neurodegeneration biomarkers tied to improved prediction of memory decline

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