Genes vs. lifestyle: Study ‘undermines fatalistic view of dementia’

A new study investigates the effect of leading a healthful lifestyle on people who have a genetic predisposition to developing dementia. Leading ...

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How having a close relative with Alzheimer’s may affect cognition

New research suggests that having a family history of Alzheimer’s may impair cognition throughout a person’s lifetime, but it also id...

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Could Computers, Crafts Help Preserve the Aging Brain?

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Alzheimer’s News WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Keeping your brain active as...

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Alzheimer’s: Cell mechanism removes defective protein

The buildup of defective tau proteins is a prominent feature of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s. The faulty proteins form ta...

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Alzheimer’s blood test almost ‘usable in routine clinical care’

New research shows that a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease accurately detected levels of beta-amyloid protein in all stages of the condit...

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Can social interaction predict cognitive decline?

A recent study concludes that social interaction might be more than just a pleasant pastime; it might help doctors predict an individual’s ...

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Alzheimer’s Genes Might Show Effects in Your 20s

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Alzheimer’s News THURSDAY, June 27, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Every college student misplaces ke...

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These common drugs may increase dementia risk

A common class of drugs that doctors prescribe for a number of conditions — from bladder problems to Parkinson’s disease and depression ...

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Widely Prescribed Class of Meds Might Raise Dementia Risk

Latest Alzheimer’s News MONDAY, June 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Doctors often prescribe anticholinergic drugs for a variety of ills....

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Cancer Survivors May Have Lower Odds for Dementia

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Alzheimer’s News FRIDAY, June 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have found more evidence...

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