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April 17, 2019
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
A new study showed that a blood test can detect a protein in the blood associated with memory and thinking problems along with brain shrinkage. While the test is only available for research at this...
March 20, 2019
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
The Framington Heart Study shows us how stress can have a negative impact on our memory and thinking skills Now there is scientific evidence that stress can impact your memory and thinking skills....
An analysis of the genetic makeup of more than 94,000 people in the United States and Europe with clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's led to the discovery of four new genetic variants that increase risk...
February 28, 2019
by National Institute on Aging
Older women with normal cognition had higher measures of tau, an Alzheimer’s-related protein, than men, a new study finds, indicating that women have a possible higher risk of developing symptoms of...
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.
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) offers a myriad of opportunities to learn about and participate in the study of Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias.  And for good reason.
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...
The US Food and Drug Administration is taking new action against dietary supplements, sending warning letters to companies who claim, without proof, that their products can prevent or treat...
Chances are, you know someone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia involving memory loss. That’s due in part to the fact that as our older population grows, so does the number of people...