Alzheimer’s Disease

Dementia is the Second Largest Contributor to Death

According to a report released this week by the Alzheimer’s Association, one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease Numbers Projected To Triple by 2050

According to a study published in Neurology journal this week, the number of people with Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. […]

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By R Kennedy | Alzheimer's Disease . Dementia
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First Guidelines for Amyloid Imaging in Alzheimer’s Released

Published today, the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) and the Alzheimer’s Association have jointly published the first […]

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New Recommendations for Cognitive Screening from the Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer’s Association has published new guidelines to provide primary care physicians with guidance on cognitive assessment during an annual […]

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Regular Physical Activity Can Reduce Risk of Dementia in Older People

A new study published in the journal Stroke reports that older,  non-disabled individuals who engage in regular physical activity reduced […]

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The Effects of General Medical Health on Alzheimer’s Progression Revisited

For several years, studies have suggested that there is a link between health status or lifestyle and rate of progression […]

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Reasons Alzheimer’s Patients are Omitted from Clinical Trials

A study in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology assessed the reasons that prevent Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients from being […]

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Cognitive Reserve and Dementia

The idea that cognitive reserve (CR) or brain reserve capacity can be neuroprotective against dementia has been discussed for approximately […]

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