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Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Cognitive Disorders

October 11, 2019
For older adults, hearing aids may delay some forms of mental and physical decline associated with hearing loss and aging, a US study suggests.
October 09, 2019
SAN DIEGO—While medications can address some of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, maintaining a healthy lifestyle can delay its onset and slow progression of the disease, a geriatric psychiatry expert told attendees at Psych Congress 2019.
October 03, 2019
Most older adults who have one or two drinks a day are no more likely to develop cognitive decline or dementia than their peers who drink only rarely, a recent study suggests.
October 01, 2019
Dementia patients and the family members who care for them may have a better quality of life when they have access to telephone and online support, new research suggests.
September 25, 2019
In people at high risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a half hour of aerobic exercise 4 to 5 times a week may delay brain deterioration, according to a proof-of-concept study published online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
September 13, 2019
Biogen Inc and partner Eisai Co Ltd said they would abandon two late-stage trials testing experimental Alzheimer's treatment elenbecestat, months after scrapping trials of another drug for the memory-robbing disease.
September 09, 2019
An Alzheimer's vaccine developed by a privately held Slovakian biotech firm showed early signs of efficacy in a mid-stage trial, a rare step forward in the fight against the brain-wasting disease, the company said.
September 04, 2019
Current evidence does not support the use of second-generation antipsychotics or haloperidol to treat or prevent delirium in adult inpatients, two systematic reviews reveal.
August 18, 2019
Keeping blood pressure in check in mid-life and avoiding low BP in late life both appear linked to a lower risk of developing dementia, according to two new studies.
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