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Having the Same Home Nurse Improves Outcomes in People With Alzheimer’s Disease
When people with Alzheimer’s disease who require hospital care are discharged from the hospital, they typically receive follow-up care at…
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Why a Covid Vaccine Is So Important for Someone With Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s disease raises the risk that someone infected with the novel coronavirus will come down with severe Covid and die,…
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Drugmaker Eli Lilly to Seek Approval for New Alzheimer’s Drug, Donanemab
The drugmaker Eli Lilly announced that it will seek fast approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a new…
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What You Need to Know About the New Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm
In June, the Food and Drug Administration approved the new drug Aduhelm for people with Alzheimer’s disease. It was the…
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FDA Approves First New Alzheimer’s Drug in 18 Years
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first new Alzheimer’s drug in nearly two decades. The drug, called aducanumab, will…
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Treating Sleep Apnea May Help Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay
Millions of older adults suffer from a breathing disorder called obstructive sleep apnea, in which they unknowingly stop breathing for…
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Living in Poverty May Be Bad for the Brain
Older men and women living in neighborhoods with higher poverty rates and fewer educational and job opportunities had more signs…
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Why Vision and Hearing Checks Are So Important As We Age
Vision and hearing loss are extremely common as we grow older. But it’s not just our eyes and ears that…
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Polluted Air Tied to Memory Problems, Even in the Short Term
Living for years in areas high in smog and other air pollutants may contribute to memory loss and increase the…
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Sleeping Less Than 6 Hours a Night in Midlife May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk
Men and women who didn’t get enough sleep in their 50s and 60s were at increased risk of developing dementia…
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Deli Meats, Bacon May Be Bad for the Brain
Eating lots of bacon, hot dogs, cold cuts, salami and other processed meats may raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s…
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Brisk Walking Improved Brain Health in People With Memory Problems
A year-long aerobic exercise program that mostly involved brisk walking improved blood flow to the brain in older men and…
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Carrying Heart Risks in Your 20s May Presage Brain Risks Decades Later
It’s never too early to start thinking about brain health. Young adults with obesity, high blood pressure or high blood…
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How Dance and Other Aerobic Exercise May Help Strengthen Our Brains
Aerobic exercise may help to rewire our brains, improving connections in areas critical for memory as we age, according to…
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Major Surgery May Accelerate the Slide into Alzheimer’s Disease
Having a major surgical procedure may speed the onset of Alzheimer’s disease or worsen its progression, researchers report. The findings…
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People With Dementia Are More Likely to Get Covid, and not Recover From It
People with dementia are twice as likely to get Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, and four times…
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Higher Blood Pressure at Night Tied to Increased Alzheimer’s Risk
Blood pressure typically varies over the course of 24 hours, and is typically lower at night than during the day.…
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People with Depression or Anxiety May Develop Alzheimer’s at Younger Ages
Depression and anxiety are tied to earlier onset of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new report. The study found that…
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Secrets of the Super Agers
What keeps someone mentally sharp into their 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond? Researchers at Northwestern University School of Medicine are…
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Writing Samples May Predict Onset of Alzheimer’s Years Later
It’s long been known that people with Alzheimer’s disease have struggles with language that worsen as the disease progresses. Now…
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The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation Announces First Professorship Named for Its Founders and Expands Search to Cure Neurodegenerative Diseases
NEW YORK, NY, FEBRUARY 2021 – The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation has expanded its partnership with The Rockefeller…
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Vietnam Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange at Higher Dementia Risk
Veterans who were exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange during the Vietnam War may be at increased risk of developing…
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Most People with Alzheimer’s Have Mild or Moderate Disease
Just over half of people with Alzheimer’s disease have mild illness, according to a new analysis. Thirty percent have moderate…
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Should You Be Tested for the Alzheimer’s Gene?
Anyone who has a family member with Alzheimer’s disease worries: Does Alzheimer’s run in my family? Will I also go…
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