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Vitality Publishes Guide Detailing Early Signs of Dementia
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 10, 2017 : Vitality Senior Living, a Nashville-based senior living provider committed to empowering successful aging through engagement and innovation, announced today it is publishing a guide to help families recognize symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in ...

Antidepressant use ups Alzheimer's sufferers' head injury risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 10 : A recent study has linked antidepressant use with an increased risk of head injuries and traumatic brain injuries among persons with Alzheimer's disease.

Country singer Glen Campbell dies at 81 after Alzheimer's battle
New Delhi , Aug 9 : Country music fans are mourning the loss of a legend as Glen Campbell, who sold more than 45 million records during his career that spanned over 50 years and topped the country singles chart 12 times, has dies at the age of 81.

Potential Blockbuster Treatment for Alzheimer's Disease Stands Out ...
NEW YORK, July 25, 2017 : Changes in public opinion regarding cannabis have greatly fueled the fire blazing under the red-hot state-legalized marijuana market.

The Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 Research ...
LONDON, July 20, 2017 : New research results presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017) deepen our understanding of the risk factors for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and highlight the potential to prevent cognitive decline through lifestyle ...

The Lancet Commission: One Third of Dementia May Be Preventable
LONDON, July 20, 2017 : In a report presented today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017) in London, The Lancet International Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care reported that more than one third of global dementia cases may be preventable ...

International Conference 2017 Focus On Lifestyle, Risk Reduction, ...
LONDON, July 20, 2017 : New research results presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017) deepen our understanding of the risk factors for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and highlight the potential to prevent cognitive decline through lifestyle ...

Rosalind Franklin University receives NIH funding for breakthrough ...
NORTH CHICAGO, Illinois, July 19, 2017 : A USD 2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help researchers at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science study how to replace neurons lost through stroke, traumatic brain and spinal injury and brain diseases ...

Your poor sleep may increase risk of Alzheimer's: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], July 19 : Beware! Breathing problems during sleep may be a signal of an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease, warns a study.

Cure Alzheimer's Fund Receives USD 900,000 Donation from the Edward ...
WELLESLEY, Mass., July 18, 2017 : Cure Alzheimer's Fund, a non-profit dedicated to funding the most promising research to prevent, slow or reverse Alzheimer's disease, announced today that it has received a USD 900,000 donation from the Edward and Mary Lord Foundation. This is the Lord Foundation's ...

Can Treating Sleep Problems Lower Dementia Risk?
LONDON, July 18, 2017: Several new research analyses reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017) in London found significant associations between sleep disordered breathing (SDB) and the accumulation of biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease.

AXON's Tau Vaccine Has Completed Phase II Enrolment in Alzheimer's
LONDON, July 17, 2017 : AXON Neuroscience, as a leader in tau research took one further step, completing recruitment for its phase II clinical trial in Alzheimer's Disease.

Combo therapy better than drug alone against Alzheimer's
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 17 : Combining a specific care management program with a commonly-prescribed drug for Alzheimer's disease is better at turning back the clock on the ageing brain than medication alone, according to a recent study.

Underutilization Of Brain Amyloid Scans Drives Cost And Hurts ...
LONDON, July 16, 2017 : Research reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2017 in London highlighted the clinical value of amyloid-? PET scans, which detect the presence of amyloid-beta plaques in the brain - one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease.

Regional Shortage of Neurologists Revealed Across the U.S.
LONDON, July 16, 2017 : According to new data reported at the 2017 Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC 2017) in London, multiple regions of the United States have been revealed as neurology "deserts" due to a projected chronic shortage of neurologists, and a rapid rise in ...

Stressful Life Experiences Age the Brain by Four Years, African ...
LONDON, July 16, 2017: A series of studies reported at the 2017 Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC 2017) in London confirm racial inequities in numbers of people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias - even after age 90 - and also point to growing evidence that early life ...

Manipulating cells may help in treating Parkinson's disease
Washington D.C. [USA], July 11 : According to recent study, advancements in materials from this study could potentially help patients requiring stem cell therapies for spinal cord injuries, stroke, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, arthritic joints or any other condition requiring tissue ...

Poor sleep and Alzheimer's: Are they linked?
New York [US], July 8 : Statistics suggest 45pc of the world's population doesn't get enough sleep.

Turns out, Alzheimer's can 'protect' sufferers from cancer
Washington D.C. [USA], Jul 4 : People with Alzheimer's disease may have a higher risk of developing brain tumours, but they are less likely to develop lung cancer, according to a recent study.

Brisk walk your way to Alzheimer's prevention
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 24 : Want to keep Alzheimer's disease at bay? According to a recent study, you may want to put on those walking shoes and head to a park.

Leisure activities can lower blood pressure in Alzheimer's caregivers
Washington D.C. [USA], June 24 : In a recent study, leisure activities like going for a walk outside, reading, listening to music and other fun activities can reduce blood pressure for elderly caregivers of spouses with Alzheimer's disease.

Anti-epilepsy drug to treat Alzheimer's disease?
Washington D.C. [USA], June 24 : According to a recent study, the scientists have tested an anti-epileptic drug for its potential impact on the brain activity of patients with mild Alzheimer's disease.

Gene find could lead to treatment for memory loss
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 1 : More than 100 genes linked to memory have been identified, paving the way for treatments for conditions like epilepsy and Alzheimer's disease.

Family history of Alzheimer's, length of gene impacts risk for ...
Washington D.C. [USA], May 23 : A study finds that late middle-aged people, with a family history and longer version of mitochondrial gene, encountered twice as much memory loss up to 10 years later as someone with a family history and a short version of the gene.

Go easy on those tomatoes, potatoes! Here's why
Washington D.C. [USA], May 21 : Beware before you consume tomatoes, potatoes and cucumbers with gusto, as according to a study they contain a protein that may lead to Alzheimer's.

Omega-3 rich diet can ward off Alzheimer's disease
Washington D.C. [USA], May 21 : Keeping Alzheimer's disease (AD) away may be as simple as adding food rich in omega-3 to your diet, according to a recent study.

Power of personalized music in dementia care
Washington D.C. [USA], May 10 : Music can be a cheap and easy way to provide relief to the nursing home residents coping with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

A weapon against Alzheimer's in your womb?
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 20 : Think your memory is starting to slip? A protein found in umbilical cord blood may help turn back the clock on mental ageing.

Common sedatives may up risk of pneumonia in Alzheimer's patients
Washington D.C. [USA], April 10 : Commonly used sedatives, prescribed to patients with Alzheimer's disease, may be injurious, as a study finds that these drugs may increase the risk pneumonia.

91pc youth don't consider forgetfulness as a disease: Study
New Delhi , Apr. 4 : As per a recent survey conducted by Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospital, Vasant Kunj (FHVK) to calculate the understanding of Alzheimer's and Dementia, it is found that forgetfulness is not considered as a disease among youth of India.