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January 17, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Getting more sleep is a New Year’s resolution that may not have made it to your list. But, that’s just what a team of scientists and doctors is recommending to help keep our brains healthy as we age...
January 17, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Dear Dr. Yaffe, Lately, I’ve had trouble getting to sleep at night. I just turned 50 and wonder if it’s related to that. Any tips for how a former good sleeper can get some shut eye?   Sincerely...
December 20, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Dear Dr. Kramer, I try to stay fit to help both my body and brain, but December is always a challenge. Do you have any tips to help me through this busy month?      
December 20, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Are you deep into December’s festivities and looking for time to workout? You know that exercise can help you maintain a healthy weight, but now you have another reason to take a power walk or bike...
AstraZeneca will expand its collaboration with Eli Lilly to develop an experimental Alzheimer's drug, sticking with an approach that has been a mainstay of research despite recent setbacks.
Gradually increasing the dose of Biogen Inc's experimental Alzheimer's disease drug appeared to cause less risk of brain swelling than fixed doses, according to interim 12-month results from a small...
December 7, 2016
by The Atlantic
In a completely new approach, scientists reduced a hallmark of the disease in mice by stimulating their neurons with flickering lights.  
November 27, 2016
by CBS News: 60 Minutes
This week on 60 Minutes, correspondent Lesley Stahl reports on a community in and around Medellin, Colombia, where residents may be the key to figuring out if the disease might someday be preventable...
An experimental Eli Lilly & Co. drug failed to significantly help Alzheimer’s disease patients in a closely watched clinical trial. Dr. Eric Reiman said Wednesday’s results raised questions about...
November 20, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Dear Dr. Mormino, I’ve read that Alzheimer’s disease begins decades before it can be detected in people. Are researchers looking for ways to predict Alzheimer’s before then, maybe even in youngish...