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There is no single test available to diagnose Alzheimer’s. Instead, physicians rely on several diagnostic tools and medical criteria to ascertain whether a person may be suffering from the disease....
May 24, 2019
by Being Patient
Could an Alzheimer’s blood test be in our near future? Short answer: possibly, yes.
New research finds that solving puzzles may help you stay “sharp.”
Nobel prizewinner Koichi Tanaka says the predictive blood test for Alzheimer’s disease he and colleagues spent almost a decade developing is a double-edged sword.
Looking for a way to stay mentally sharp as you age? Here’s a clue: puzzles.
Imagine being told you are living with Alzheimer’s disease only to discover you have been misdiagnosed and are suffering from another neurodegenerative condition. At 52 years old, Mike...
It’s well established that having a parent or sibling with Alzheimer’s increases a person’s risk of developing the disease. A new, NIA-supported study shows that even in the absence of close family...
May 15, 2019
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Scientific evidence suggests keeping your top blood pressure number at 130 or below can reduce your risk for memory and thinking problems. Learn more about this study and how you can maintain healthy...
The Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials Consortium (ACTC) and Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, “Eisai”) announced today that the investigational oral BACE (beta amyloid cleaving enzyme...
“I tell people to go to the gym three to four times a week if they want to prevent Alzheimer’s.” And that along with a healthy diet may well be all we have for now in the wake of so many failed...