Diagnosis and Causes

April 10, 2019

Lack of Deep Sleep Tied to Alzheimer’s Brain Changes

Older people who don’t sleep deeply have changes in the brain typical of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study.… Read More

April 2, 2019

Inflammation in Middle Age Tied to Thinking and Memory Problems Later

Men and women who had high levels of inflammatory blood markers in their 50s were at increased risk of developing… Read More

February 21, 2019

Frailty May Increase Susceptibility to Alzheimer’s Disease

Older adults who are frail are at increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a new report found. Frailty increased the… Read More

February 21, 2019

Intensive Blood Pressure Control May Help Keep Memory Sharp

Older people with high blood pressure who got intensive treatment to lower their blood pressure were at lower risk of… Read More

January 25, 2019

Inflammation May Spur the Development of Alzheimer’s Disease

About 25 percent of people carry a gene that increases the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease in old age. But… Read More

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