• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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…

  • 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

  • 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:…

  • 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

  • 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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  • Exercise especially important for older people with heart disease

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    A study on the effect of exercise on older adults in physical rehabilitation shows that those with the greatest impairment at baseline benefited the most. Source: NEW FEED

  • Existing blood thinner delays Alzheimer's disease in mice

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    New research in mice suggests that dabigatran, a blood thinning drug, may help delay the development of Alzheimer’s by maintaining normal brain blood flow. Source: NEW FEED

  • Fluctuating blood pressure may speed up cognitive decline in Alzheimer's

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    New evidence suggests that managing blood pressure may help slow down the progression of cognitive decline in people with Alzheimer’s disease. Source: NEW FEED

  • Walking patterns may help differentiate types of dementia

    September 24, 2019 Read more

    A new study suggests that people with Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer’s have distinct walking patterns that may match cognitive and disease changes. Source: NEW FEED

  • How to care for someone with Alzheimer's disease

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    Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease can be both challenging and rewarding. Learn about tips to make it easier, as well as when to seek professional help. Source: NEW FEED

  • Depression, Alzheimer's Share Home in Aging Brains

    August 12, 2019 Read more

    The analysis revealed a significant link between worsening depression symptoms and mental decline over two to seven years, and both of these trends seemed to be linked to a buildup of amyloid protein in brain tissue. Source: NEW FEED

  • Too Much Napping May Signal Alzheimer's

    August 12, 2019 Read more

    Areas of the brain that keep you awake during the day are damaged in the early stages of the memory-robbing  disease, which is why people with Alzheimer’s may nap excessively long before they start to struggle with forgetting things, the…

  • Blood Test May Spot Signs of Early Alzheimer's

    August 2, 2019 Read more

    The blood test may be even more sensitive than the current gold standard — a PET brain scan — at detecting early amyloid accumulation in the brain, according to the authors. Source: NEW FEED

  • Clues to Women’s Higher Odds for Alzheimer's

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    Rates of Alzheimer’s disease are higher in women than in men, and researchers now think they know why. Source: NEW FEED

  • Healthy Living Counteracts Alzheimer's Genetic Risk

    July 15, 2019 Read more

    Even if you are unlucky enough to carry genes that predispose you to Alzheimer’s disease, a healthy lifestyle can minimize that risk, new research shows. Source: NEW FEED

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