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Regular Exercise and Resistance Training Are Good for the Brain

Ongoing physical activity has been linked to a longer life and all kinds of benefits for the body, including less heart disease, fewer falls and broken bones, greater lung function and a trimmer physique… Continue reading

Antipsychotics Pose Risks

Even Short-Term Use of Psychosis-Fighting Drugs Poses Dangers for Those With Alzheimer’s Continue reading

Popular Drugs May Have Little Benefit in Aggression of Alzheimer’s

Antipsychotic medications, like like Haldol and Risperdal, commonly given in nursing homes to fight agitation in people with Alzheimer’s may do little to curb aggressive behaviors in patients with impaired intellectual abilities. Continue reading

Poor Vision a Concern for People with Alzheimer’s

One in three nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s disease who need eyeglasses don’t have the right glasses and can’t see clearly, a new study reports. Continue reading