• 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

  • 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

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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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