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The brain waves generated during deep sleep appear to trigger a cleaning system in the brain that protects it against Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases.
October 23, 2019
by National Institute on Aging
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) has funded a major study to examine the overall benefits and risks of cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins in adults age 75 or older without...
Brain scientists are offering a new reason to control blood sugar levels: It might help lower your risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Type 2 diabetes is linked to a two-fold or higher increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers presented findings at Neuroscience 2019, the annual meeting of the Society for...
People with better cardiovascular health at age 50 may be less likely than those with poor cardiovascular health to develop dementia later in life. The findings, published in BMJ on Aug. 7...
October 16, 2019
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Women experience many symptoms during menopause which can include difficulty concentrating and memory loss.  Arizona State University researcher Dr. Bimonte-Nelson is studying the link between...
Here’s the surprising truth about brain health: there is a lot you can do. If your brain was like a bicep, you may exercise it everyday, rewarded by the tone and definition you were...
Hispanics who have trouble sleeping may be at a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, according to a new study.
About a year after Dani Klein Modisett moved her mother from Manhattan to an Alzheimer’s care center near her Los Angeles home in 2016, she noticed that her mom, then 84, was sad and withdrawn.
Dietary supplements make up a ubiquitous, $40 billion industry. Some of the 50,000 different types of supplements out there claim to improve your mood, energy, vitamin levels and overall health...