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Prostate Cancer Treatment Linked to Dementia Risk

In total, 13% of men who had received the therapy went on to develop Alzheimer’s disease over eight years of follow-up, compared to 9%  who hadn’t gotten the treatment, the study found. Source: NEW FEED

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Alzheimer's Genes Might Show Effects in Your 20s

The results revealed that participants between 18 and 65 who had family members with Alzheimer’s scored lower than those who did not. That included even young adults in their 20s. Source: NEW FEED

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Blood Pressure Med Might Help Fight Alzheimer's

Researchers don’t know whether the finding related to the drug nilvadipine can translate into any benefits for patients. But future studies should look into that possibility, they said. Source: NEW FEED

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Could You Afford Home Health Care? Maybe Not

Only two out of five older adults with significant disabilities have the assets on hand to pay for at least a couple of years of extensive in-home care, researchers found. Source: NEW FEED

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'Bad' Cholesterol, Rare Alzheimer's May Be Linked

If research confirms that high cholesterol plays a role in Alzheimer’s disease, officials may need to reduce our target levels for “bad” LDL cholesterol, the study author said. Source: NEW FEED

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PDPM And TeleHealth Solutions

Dr. Waseem Ghannam, CEO & Co-Founder of TeleHealth Solution, puts it down ever so eloquently: “Tools, tools, I give you tools I give you tools, tools I give you tools, ooh These tools are for you to use These tools are…

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Newly Named LATE Dementia Mimics Alzheimer's

LATE causes memory loss and problems with thinking and reasoning, but on autopsy, doctors don’t find the Alzheimer’s-linked protein clumps known as plaques and tangles in the brain. Source: NEW FEED

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As Sense of Smell Fades, Does Death Come Closer?

The loss of an ability to smell has been linked to your risk of brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and some dementias, but researchers suspected that sense of smell might be related to more health issues. Source:…

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Why a Knee Replacement Can Go Bad

Knee replacement is a common procedure most often used to treat pain and disability caused by osteoarthritis. Deep infection is a rare but serious complication that occurs in about 1% of knee replacement patients. Source: NEW FEED

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Brain Scans Spot, Track Alzheimer's

The results “make it clear that amyloid PET imaging can have a major impact on how we diagnose and care for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of cognitive decline,” said the study’s lead author. Source: NEW FEED

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