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October 23, 2019
Biogen Inc revived plans on Tuesday to seek U.S. approval for Alzheimer's treatment aducanumab, surprising investors and saying data from more patients in two discontinued studies showed the drug reduced the decline of patients.
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 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 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.
August 15, 2019
Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients have extensive tau inclusions and severe neuron loss in wake-promoting nuclei of the brain, new research shows.
August 12, 2019
Hearing loss in middle age is associated with higher odds of cognitive decline and dementia in later years, suggests a large study in Taiwan.
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