Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: April 2014

Reddit community helps find missing mom with Alzheimer’s
A Reddit user posted a plea on the link-sharing site Tuesday after his mother, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, disappeared…
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Government to Support Study of Alzheimer’s Prevention
New funding from the National Institutes of Health will be aimed at looking at promising drugs for the prevention of…
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Why Women May Be More Likely to Get Alzheimer’s
More women than men get Alzheimer’s disease, in part because women tend to live longer than men and the chances…
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Solanezumab to Be Tested in Large Trial for Early Alzheimer’s
The drug maker Eli Lilly is proceeding with trials of an experimental drug called solanezumab to treat early Alzheimer’s, despite…
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Keep Reading to Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay
Reading books and magazines, writing and participating in other mentally stimulating activities, no matter your age, can help to keep…
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Epilepsy Often Unrecognized in Early Alzheimer’s
Many people with Alzheimer’s disease develop epilepsy, and those who have both conditions are more likely to develop serious memory…
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