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Stress May Affect Memory and Brain Size

November 21, 2018

Men and women who had high blood levels of cortisol, the so-called stress hormone, performed worse on tests of memory… Read More

The Power of Music

November 8, 2018

By Sam Gaines Music has the ability to reach people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in positive, powerful… Read More

Memory and Thinking Skills May Wane in Winter Months

October 31, 2018

Memory and thinking skills may vary by season for people with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new report. Investigators found… Read More

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High Blood Pressure at Age 50 Tied to Dementia Later in Life

October 11, 2018

Having high blood pressure at age 50 is linked to an increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of… Read More

Experimental Drug, Fails to Benefit Alzheimer’s Patients

October 11, 2018

In a rigorous late-stage trial, an experimental drug called verubecestat failed to improve memory and thinking skills or slow the… Read More

High Fat, High Sugar Diet Tied to Alzheimer’s Brain Changes

October 10, 2018

Can our long-term diets influence the course of Alzheimer’s disease? A new study found that aging mice fed a high… Read More

Kidney Dialysis Patients at High Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

October 4, 2018

Older men and women undergoing dialysis for kidney disease face an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other forms… Read More

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