Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: April 2011

Fisher Center Scientists Show That Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Reduce Effectiveness of SSRI Antidepressants
Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Reduce Effectiveness of Antidepressants. Major study from Fisher Scientists revealed.
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Brain Changes May Be Early Clue to Alzheimer’s
Researchers are discovering subtle changes in different areas of the brain that may be early clues to the onset of…
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Speaking Two Languages May Help Keep the Brain Sharp
Men and women who are fluent in more than one language may be protected in part from the memory ravages…
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People With Alzheimer’s at High Risk of Falls and Injury
Falls are a leading cause of broken hips and other serious injuries in the elderly, and those with Alzheimer’s are…
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New Genes Linked to Alzheimer’s
In the largest study of its kind to date, a team of American researchers has identified four new genes that…
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Can Vitamin B12 Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s?
New research points to a possible role for vitamin B12, a nutrient important for nerve and brain health, in the…
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In Search of a Blood Test for Alzheimer’s
Measuring the levels of inflammatory proteins in the blood, combined with certain clinical features, can aid in the diagnosis of…
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