Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: October 2018

Memory and Thinking Skills May Wane in Winter Months
Memory and thinking skills may vary by season for people with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new report. Investigators found…
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High Blood Pressure at Age 50 Tied to Dementia Later in Life
Having high blood pressure at age 50 is linked to an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of…
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Experimental Drug, Fails to Benefit Alzheimer’s Patients
In a rigorous late-stage trial, an experimental drug called verubecestat failed to improve memory and thinking skills or slow the…
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High Fat, High Sugar Diet Tied to Alzheimer’s Brain Changes
Can our long-term diets influence the course of Alzheimer’s disease? A new study found that aging mice fed a high…
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Kidney Dialysis Patients at High Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
Older men and women undergoing dialysis for kidney disease face an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other forms…
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