Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: September 2008

Combining Alzheimer’s Drugs May Offer Sustained Benefits
A new study shows that combining two kinds of Alzheimer's drugs may provide the greatest benefits in helping to delay the progression of symptoms.
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Inconsistent Memory Tests May Predict Alzheimer’s
Older people who perform inconsistently on memory tests may be at increased risk for Alzheimer's...
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Old, Frail and at Risk for Alzheimer’s
Frailty in old age may be related to Alzheimer's disease...
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Alzheimer’s Drug PBT2 Shows Promise in Early Testing
Men and women with early Alzheimer's disease showed modest benefits from PBT2, an experimental drug now in mid-stage testing.
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Pass the Fish, Broiled or Baked (Not Fried)
Eating fish may help prevent memory loss and stroke in old age.
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PET Scans May Detect Brain Plaques of Alzheimer’s Disease
A type of brain scan known as positron emission tomography, or PET scanning, shows promise as a useful way to detect plaques in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease.
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Marriage May Protect Against Alzheimer’s
Being married or partnered at midlife may help keep the brain young.
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