Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: January 2009

Anti-psychotic Drugs Pose Fatal Risks in People With Alzheimer’s
Patients with Alzheimer's disease who take antipsychotic drugs may be at increased risk for death.
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Drinking Coffee in Mid-Life May Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s
Middle-aged men and women who drank three to five cups of coffee a day were less likely to get Alzheimer's disease in old age.
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Alzheimer’s Often Missed as Cause of Death
Alzheimer's disease may be under-reported as a cause of death and often is not cited on death certificates...
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Bizarre Sleep Disorder Linked to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
People with a bizarre sleep disorder that causes them to kick, punch and cry out while dreaming are at dramatically increased risk of developing Alzheimer's or Parkinson's diseases...
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10 Tips for Keeping the Brain Sharp Into 2009
One piece of excellent news in the past year was that brain health seems to be improving among older Americans.
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