• Tennis elbow is a repetitive strain injury in the forearm. A person can usually treat it at home with rest and over-the-counter medication. Exercises that strengthen forearm muscles can also help ease the pain and prevent tennis elbow from reoccurring….

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  • New studies conclude that individuals with Alzheimer’s are more sensitive to opioids. Researchers call for a review of how pain medication is given. Source: NEW FEED

  • A promising new drug appears to be especially good at sopping up toxic pieces of beta amyloid protein that stick together in the brain and form the clumps that are a key characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers say. Source: NEW…

  • Canadian researchers found that a form of synthetic THC – ingredient in pot that gets you high – significantly decreased agitation in a small group of Alzheimer’s patients, working even better than the drugs now used. Source: NEW FEED

  • Changing the lighting in nursing homes to regulate residents’ sleep and wake cycles helped decrease sleep disturbance, depression and agitation in people with Alzheimer’s, the authors of a new study say. Source: NEW FEED

  • The tests that doctors use to diagnose Alzheimer’s catch women later in the disease, a problem that may deny women early care, overdiagnose some men and skew research findings, according to a new study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International…

  • Report: VA hospitals improving ratings by taking fewer complex patients … Medicaid pays patients’ acupuncture for pain management … Vitamin D, calcium supplements don’t prevent fractures in older adults Source: NEW FEED

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  • 4 Ways to Stop Age-Related Memory Loss

    Experts offer tips on how to prevent age-related memory loss. Plus, how to tell if it’s a senior moment or an early sign of Alzheimer’s. Source: NEW FEED

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    Migraine relief isn’t always easy to come by. A woman with chronic migraine describes the pain management and self-care techniques that help her. Source: NEW FEED

  • Finger-Prick Blood Test Promising for Alzheimer's Diagnosis

    An easy-to-administer method of blood collection could make accurate diagnoses and regular monitoring easier for patients with suspected cognitive impairment. Source: NEW FEED

  • 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

  • Staying Active With Advancing Heart Failure

    An expert in cardiac rehabilitation explains how exercise can improve the outcome for people with heart failure, and how to get the most out of this program. Source: NEW FEED

  • Getting Rehab at Home After Heart Attack Can Extend Lives

    A new study finds that after a heart attack, home rehab can literally be a lifesaver. Source: NEW FEED

  • 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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