Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: July 2019

Blood Stream - Blood Vessels
‘Squeezed’ Blood Vessels in the Brain May Contribute to Alzheimer’s Onset
Blood flow to the brain becomes sharply reduced early in the course of Alzheimer’s disease, and scientists may have discovered…
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Are We Getting Closer to an Alzheimer’s Vaccine?
A vaccine to prevent Alzheimer’s disease is a sort of holy grail in the Alzheimer’s research world. But so far…
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Why More Women Than Men Have Alzheimer’s Disease
Two thirds of those with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and researchers are finding new clues about why. One logical reason…
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Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk
Many men who are treated for prostate cancer receive androgen deprivation therapy, or ADT, as part of their treatment. ADT…
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Exercise Can Help Keep the Brain ‘Young’
Everyone knows that regular exercise is good for the body, and a growing body of evidence shows it is also…
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Drug Companies Halt Trials of Aducanumab for Alzheimer’s Disease
The drug makers Biogen and Eisai have decided to abandon late-stage testing of a promising new drug for Alzheimer’s disease,…
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