ChatGPT's AI Could Help Catch Alzheimer's Early

February 3, 2023 by Ruth Folger Weiss

The AI everyone’s talking about identified Alzheimer’s 80% of the time by analyzing people’s speech. Source: NEW FEED

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6 Minutes of Exercise May Help Shield Your Brain From Alzheimer's

January 12, 2023 by Ruth Folger Weiss

A new, small study suggests six minutes of high-intensity exercise might prolong the lifespan of a healthy brain, perhaps delaying the start of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Source: NEW FEED

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What to Know About Newly Approved Alzheimer's Drug

January 6, 2023 by Ruth Folger Weiss

It’s not a cure, but the drug, given intravenously every 2 weeks, has shown moderate positive effects in clinical trials in slowing early-stage disease. Source: NEW FEED

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Time Spent in Nature Appears to Slow Parkinson's, Alzheimer's

December 27, 2022 by Ruth Folger Weiss

Living in an area with easy access to parks and rivers appears to slow the progression of devastating neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Source: NEW FEED

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Why Do Women Get Alzheimer's More Than Men? Study Offers Clue

November 10, 2022 by Ruth Folger Weiss

A gene on the X chromosome may explain why two-thirds of Alzheimer’s patients are women. Researchers found the gene can be safely inhibited in mice. Are humans next? Source: NEW FEED

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Mutant Gene Stops At-Risk People From Getting Alzheimer's

June 1, 2022 by Ruth Folger Weiss

Learning more about this gene may lead to future treatments. Source: NEW FEED

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Holistic Program May Help People With Alzheimer's, Dementia

May 19, 2022 by Ruth Folger Weiss

Those who enroll are assigned to groups that meet virtually twice a week for 1-hour sessions. The sessions are livestreamed, so participants are engaging with each other and with the instructors in real time. Source: NEW FEED

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Certain Rheumatoid Arthritis Meds May Help Lower Alzheimer's Risk

April 12, 2022 by Ruth Folger Weiss

Early research suggests a type of RA drug known as TNF inhibitors may lower dementia risk in people who have RA and heart disease. Source: NEW FEED

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Medicare Will Only Cover New Alzheimer’s Drug in Trials

April 8, 2022 by Ruth Folger Weiss

Federal officials have made their final decision: Medicare will only pay for patients to get the new Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab (Aduhelm) if the patients are participating in clinical trials. Source: NEW FEED

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Vision Rehab Helps People With Low Vision Navigate the World

March 3, 2022 by Ruth Folger Weiss

How vision rehabilitation services help people with low vision navigate the world. Source: NEW FEED

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