Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: June 2008

Alzheimer’s Drug Flurizan Fails in Late-Stage Testing
Flurizan, an experimental drug that had been undergoing late-stage testing, failed...
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Writing May Ease the Stress of Caring for Alzheimer’s
Expressing thoughts and feelings may help caregivers to make sense of a difficult situation.
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Experimental Drug Flurizan May Slow Decline of Mild Alzheimer’s
Patients taking tarenflurbil had less functional decline in mid-size clinical trial.
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Vitamin E May Boost Survival in People with Alzheimer’s Disease
New findings show that people with Alzheimer's disease who take vitamin E appear to live longer than those who don't take the vitamin.
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Heavy Drinking, Smoking May Spur Onset of Alzheimer’s
Heavy drinkers and heavy smokers develop Alzheimer's disease years earlier than people with Alzheimer's who do not drink or smoke heavily, according to new research.
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High Cholesterol in Your 40s Increases Alzheimer’s Risk
Those with high cholesterol in their early 40s are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than those with low cholesterol.
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