Woman Air Pollution Alzheimers

Air Pollution Tied to Alzheimer’s Brain Changes

January 21, 2020

Could air pollution contribute to memory decline and other symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease? New findings suggest it might. The research,… Read More

Brain Neuron

The Tau of Alzheimer’s

January 21, 2020

Scientists have long known that Alzheimer’s disease is marked by the abnormal accumulation of two main types of proteins in… Read More

Obesity may lead to Alzheimer's

Obesity at Midlife Tied to Increased Dementia Risk

January 21, 2020

Being obese in middle age may increase your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia later in… Read More

Senior Man taking pills

Take Your Blood Pressure Meds. It May Reduce Your Alzheimer’s Risk.

January 15, 2020

Here’s another reason to take your blood pressure medications: Keeping your blood pressure in check in middle age may reduce… Read More

Elderly woman reading

Reading and Writing May Be Good for the Brain

January 15, 2020

People who never learned to read or write have nearly three times greater risk of developing dementia than people who… Read More

Drug Company to Pursue Approval of Aducanumab, New Drug for Alzheimer’s

January 15, 2020

The drug company Biogen is seeking approval for an experimental drug called aducanumab for treating people in the early stages… Read More

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