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  • New Alzheimer's Drug Slows Cognitive Decline in Early Test

    An experimental drug appeared to slow cognitive decline in people with early Alzheimer’s disease, according to newly published research. Source: NEW FEED

  • Alzheimer's Patients Often Given Too Many Meds

    Many older adults with dementia are prescribed dangerous combinations of drugs that raise their risk of overdose, falls and further mental deterioration, a new study finds. Source: NEW FEED

  • High BP at Night, Alzheimer's Risk May Rise, Too

    Older men whose blood pressure rises at night may be at increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests. Source: NEW FEED

  • Tony Bennett Reveals He Has Alzheimer's

    As Tony Bennett releases what may well be his last album, his family has disclosed that the 1950s crooner who became popular with younger audiences decades later has Alzheimer’s disease. Source: NEW FEED

  • COVID Vaccine Advised for Alzheimer's Patients

    All Alzheimer’s disease patients and their family caregivers should be vaccinated against COVID-19, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America says. Source: NEW FEED

  • Caregivers Feel the Strain In Tough Holiday Season

    The coronavirus pandemic makes the holidays even more difficult for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, an expert says. Source: NEW FEED

  • Can Some Vaccines Reduce Your Alzheimer’s Risk?

    Could vaccines play a role in preventing Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers are looking at that question more broadly after finding that the flu and pneumonia vaccines might also help protect against the devastating memory loss of Alzheimer’s disease. Source: NEW FEED

  • Financial Missteps Could Signal Future Dementia

    Older people diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s were more likely to miss credit card payments as early as six years before their diagnosis, compared with similar people without dementia (about 8% versus 7%), the researchers found. Source: NEW FEED

  • Anxiety Might Speed Alzheimer's: Study

    Older adults with memory problems may progress to Alzheimer’s more quickly if they are also suffering from anxiety symptoms, a preliminary study suggests. Source: NEW FEED

  • Boy With Alzheimer's-like Illness Races For Time

    The boy already has lost some of what he’s learned in his short time on Earth, and every day he loses a little more. Source: NEW FEED

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