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High Blood Pressure at Age 50 Tied to Dementia Later in Life

October 11, 2018

Having high blood pressure at age 50 is linked to an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of… Read More

Experimental Drug, Fails to Benefit Alzheimer’s Patients

October 11, 2018

In a rigorous late-stage trial, an experimental drug called verubecestat failed to improve memory and thinking skills or slow the… Read More

High Fat, High Sugar Diet Tied to Alzheimer’s Brain Changes

October 10, 2018

Can our long-term diets influence the course of Alzheimer’s disease? A new study found that aging mice fed a high… Read More

Kidney Dialysis Patients at High Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

October 4, 2018

Older men and women undergoing dialysis for kidney disease face an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other forms… Read More

Healthier Heart, Healthier Brain

September 25, 2018

Older men and women who had the highest levels of cardiovascular health were at less risk of developing dementia than… Read More

New Drug Shows Promise for Alzheimer’s

September 18, 2018

A new drug showed promise in both reducing the plaques that build up in the brains of those with Alzheimer’s… Read More

Pain Relievers Present Special Hazards in People With Alzheimer’s Disease

September 5, 2018

People with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia were especially likely to suffer from harmful side effects from commonly… Read More

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