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Some high blood pressure meds may reduce memory decline in older people

In a new study from the University of California, Irvine, researchers found that older adults taking blood pressure-lowering medications known to cross the blood-brain...

Including more wine and cheese in diet may help reduce cognitive decline

In a new study from Iowa State University, researchers found the foods we eat may have a direct impact on our cognitive acuity in...

A new early sign of Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is progressive and may emerge in the brain 20 to 30 years before diagnosis. It is therefore very important to pinpoint biomarkers—that is,...

‘A slow and painful journey’: why did it take over 20 years to approve...

A new drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease was last week given accelerated approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration. The drug is called...

Some people with depression may develop Alzheimer’s-related protein in brain

In a new study from The University of Texas, researchers found that middle-aged people with depressive symptoms who carry a genetic variation called apolipoprotein...

Scientists design new drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease

In a recent study published in Cell, researchers designed an experimental drug that may help reverse key symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. The drug works by...

This new treatment may stop development of Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study from NYU Grossman School of Medicine, researchers found a new therapy prompts immune defense cells to swallow amyloid-beta plaques and...

FDA approval of controversial Alzheimer’s drug could delay discovery of more promising treatments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved aducanumab, the first treatment that aims to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. But approval of...

This stuff in the brain may play a big role in Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia and is characterized by neurodegeneration in regions of the brain involved in memory and learning. Amyloid-beta...

A new way to prevent Alzheimer’s disease effectively

In a recent study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers developed an integrated method for the effective prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. The integrated approach...