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April 5, 2019
by US News and World Report
A new study found that the common NSAID naproxen was ineffective at preventing Alzheimer’s disease.
March 18, 2019
by The Business Journals
As Alzheimer’s disease and dementia affect a growing number of Americans, efforts to keep brain decline at bay have become big business. But in a piece published in the Journal of the...
At first, she just forgot a name or two. Then, a few meetings on her schedule. A few months later, LuPita Gutierrez-Parker found herself struggling at work to use computer software she knew...
What does your brain do while you sleep? According to a new study, deep sleep is when your brain gets a scrub down, washing away the toxic waste that contributes to diseases like Alzheimer’s.
Tom and Peggy Misciagna were sitting in their Manassas, Va., home recently, talking about the children they adopted overseas in the 1980s, when Tom, 64, misremembered a major detail.
We don’t usually start thinking about the possibility of dementia until our senior years. But scientists are now saying that maintaining an active life—including both mental and physical...
February 20, 2019
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
With all the talk of hearts this month, let’s take a look at how heart health affects your brain. It turns out what’s good for your heart really is good for your brain. Since the heart pumps blood...
February 15, 2019
by National Institute on Aging
We all know to eat right, exercise, and get a good night’s sleep to stay healthy. But can flexing our creative muscles help us thrive as we age? Ongoing research looking at...
If we told you there was a magic pill to feel less tired, more alert and younger, you’d take it, right? What if we told you the pill doesn’t require a prescription or payment and is available to...
The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on dietary supplements sellers making claims that their products can cure or treat dementia and Alzheimer’s. The agency sent 12 warning letters and...