Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: October 2013

Appetite Hormone Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease
Having low levels of leptin, a hormone that regulates appetite, is linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease in…
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Cancer Drug Shows Disappointing Results for Alzheimer’s
A cancer drug called bexarotene failed to live up to its early promise in treating the brain plaques of Alzheimer’s…
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Anesthesia Does Not Lead to Dementia, Study Finds
A new study provides reassurance to the millions of people who must undergo major surgery each year: general anesthesia does…
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How Olive Oil May Protect Against Alzheimer’s
Numerous studies suggest that olive oil, one of the foundations of the heart-healthy Mediterranean diet, may also be good for…
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Controlling Blood Pressure May Help Ward Off Alzheimer’s
Keeping your blood pressure under control may help to ward off Alzheimer’s in old age, a new study found. The…
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New Rules Proposed for Testing Alzheimer’s Drugs
The Food and Drug Administration, the government agency that approves new drugs for sale in the United States, is proposing…
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In the Age of Bountiful
When you are paying attention, you can really learn a lot. But you have to be willing to really look,…
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