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When biotechnology company Biogen announced the cancellation of the trial for their Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab, nearly 3,500 trial participants were left in limbo. Now, following the...
December 6, 2019
by Scientific American
Pharmaceutical giant Biogen now admits that it made a mistake back in March when it stopped a pair of trials of an experimental Alzheimer’s drug. A deep analysis of the data, released Thursday,...
If regulators approve it, the drug could become the first new medicine for Alzheimer's patients in nearly two decades.  
November 20, 2019
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
One in 10 older adults are victims of abuse, with many being the victims of financial scams. Researchers are now studying why older adults are more susceptible and believe very early stages of...
Researchers may now be able to predict memory problems far in advance by identifying certain brain activity patterns. In a new study out of Gladstone Institutes, scientists tested this new method in...
There are countless factors that may contribute to the risk of developing dementia, from genetics to blood pressure levels. Now, it turns out that your waist size may also be a marker for dementia.
November 5, 2019
by GatesNotes
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In a decision likely to stir scientific debate across the world, China's health regulator conditionally approved a new Alzheimer's drug for patients with mild-to-moderate forms of the...
Researchers have found a woman with a rare genetic mutation that has protected her from dementia even though her brain has developed major neurological features of the disease.
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.