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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

Ski Study Shows How Exercise May Aid the Brain

January 15, 2020

A large analysis of nearly 200,000 competitive cross-country skiers confirms what many other studies have shown: physical activity not only… Read More

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How Light May Help People with Alzheimer’s Disease

January 13, 2020

Exposure to bright light may improve sleep and ease depression and agitation in people with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a… Read More

Drugs May Not Be the Best Choice for Easing the Agitation of Alzheimer’s

November 11, 2019

Massage, touch therapy, exercise, music therapy and other non-drug treatments can be an effective way to reduce aggression and agitation… Read More

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Trans Fats Tied to Increased Alzheimer’s Risk

November 11, 2019

People who have high levels of trans fats in their blood are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease years later,… Read More

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A Rare Genetic Mutation May Protect Against Alzheimer’s

November 11, 2019

Researchers have discovered a rare genetic mutation that appears to be protective against Alzheimer’s disease. The finding provides new insights… Read More

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