Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: April 2003

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Benefit People with Alzheimer’s
Taking a daily cholesterol-lowering drug may have benefits for treating Alzheimer's disease, but more study is needed.
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Living to 100, Clearheaded and Alert:
For many, living to a very old age doesn't mean an inevitable loss of independence and mental decline.
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Silent Strokes May Up Your Alzheimer’s Risk:
Need another reason to stop smoking, lose weight, and exercise? Small strokes in the brain may double your risk for Alzheimer's
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Fountain of Youth Supplement Shows No Initial Benefits for Alzheimer’s
The popular anti-aging hormone DHEA did not boost memory in people with Alzheimer's disease, a small preliminary study showed.
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Breakthrough Drug Offers New Hope for Advanced Alzheimer’s
Memantine shown to be effective against the later stages of Alzheimer's offers new hope for treating the illness at a time when patients and caregivers need it most.
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