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November 17, 2021
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Alzheimer’s disease makes up 60 to 80 percent of all dementias. But what else can cause memory and thinking problems? Learn more about other causes of dementia along with their varied symptoms.
Smartphones and smartwatches already measure our heart rate, sleep patterns and oxygen levels. These and other so-called digital biomarkers coupled with artificial intelligence could one day soon...
September 15, 2021
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
A new, NIH-funded, multi-site study is exploring whether computerized brain training can prevent dementia. Preventing Alzheimer’s with Cognitive Training (PACT) will examine whether a specific type...
August 18, 2021
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
A new Alzheimer’s clinical trial is recruiting people as young as 55 to participate in a study of an anti-amyloid investigational therapy. The study is groundbreaking because the study medication...
Sleep is your body’s way of restoring vital organs including the brain. When sleep is elusive over long periods of time, research shows it can increase the risk of dementia and cognitive decline. You...
June 16, 2021
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
The FDA approved the first new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease in almost two decades on June 7. Aducanumab is also the first approved drug to change the course of the disease by removing brain...
May 19, 2021
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
The Alzheimer’s Association surveyed Black, Hispanic, Asian and Native Americans about their access to Alzheimer’s and dementia care. The results, which are reported in the 2021 Facts and Figures...
April 21, 2021
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Researchers are finding COVID-19 can significantly impact the brain. From neurological symptoms to mental well-being, the virus is taking a toll on the brain. In a new report the Global Council on...
Alzheimer’s researchers are seeking new ways to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease. Could novel treatments such as vaccines and gene therapy hold the key to a new type of treatment? Researchers...
February 17, 2021
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Intermittent fasting is a popular option for weight loss. Scientists are now learning it may also be able to improve memory and thinking. Read more about potential option for delaying Alzheimer’s...