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  • Experimental Drug Significantly Slows Alzheimer's: Study

    The anti-amyloid hopeful markedly reduced brain amyloid plaque and significantly slowed cognitive and functional decline in adults with early Alzheimer’s disease. Source: NEW FEED

  • U.S. Sets Up $300 Million Database for Alzheimer's Research

    Planning has begun at the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to fund the data platform. A $300 million grant for the six-year project has been posted online. Source: NEW FEED

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  • ChatGPT's AI Could Help Catch Alzheimer's Early

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

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

    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

  • What to Know About Newly Approved Alzheimer's Drug

    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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