Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: April 2013

Experimental Drug Solanezumab Shows Hints of Promise
An experimental drug showed promise of slowing cognitive decline in people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s, though the benefits…
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Football Players at Increased Alzheimer’s Risk
Professional football players are at increased risk of dying from Alzheimer’s disease, a new study reports. The findings are consistent…
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Herbal Remedy Ginkgo Fails to Stem Alzheimer’s Slide
Much has been made of the promises of the herbal remedy ginkgo biloba for keeping the memory sharp in old…
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Blood Pressure Drugs May Help Slow Alzheimer’s
Doctors found that patients taking a certain class of drugs used to treat high blood pressure had less of the…
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High Blood Sugar Levels Tied to Brain Shrinkage
Older men and women who have blood sugar levels at the high end of normal appear to have shrinkage of…
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