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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...
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...
Minority groups have long been underrepresented to medical research, including studies for Alzheimer’s and related dementias. A new registry aims to change that. The CARE registry is enrolling Asian...
November 18, 2020
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Could where you live have an impact on your risk for Alzheimer’s disease? A new study shows an association between where people live and their risk for having Alzheimer’s disease associated brain...
October 21, 2020
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Music has been part of our lives since ancient times. Now, researchers are discovering the profound impact music can have on our minds and bodies. AARP and the Global Council on Brain Health just...