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Bill would create statewide dementia awareness program in Alaska – State of Reform | State of Reform

3 months ago
Members of Alaska’s Senate Health and Social Services Committee discussed a bill that aims to increase dementia awareness Tuesday.   Get the latest state-specific policy intelligence for the health care...

Following his Alzheimer’s diagnosis, the legendary performer is using his award-winning voice to fight stigma

3 months ago
  Following his Alzheimer’s diagnosis, the legendary performer is using his award-winning voice to fight stigma An esteemed musical collaborator and big band singer, Tony Bennett is no stranger to...

42 previously unknown genes discovered for Alzheimer’s disease | CNN

3 months ago
CNN — An additional 42 genes connected to the development of Alzheimer’s disease have been uncovered in the largest study of genetic risk for Alzheimer’s to date. “This is a...

Alzheimer’s Tips: Calming a Loved One Who is Agitated

4 months ago
Source: Alzheimer’s Tips: Calming a Loved One Who is Agitated

AFA | The Apartment-A Guide to Creating a Dementia-Friendly Home

6 months ago
Source: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America | The Apartment-A Guide to Creating a Dementia-Friendly Home

Phase 2a Trial Initiated for Lomecel-B in Mild Alzheimer’s Disease

6 months ago
Longeveron is initiating a Phase 2a clinical trial for its Lomecel-B treatment — an investigational, bone marrow-derived, medicinal signaling cell (MSC) — in patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease. The first...

Detect subtle signs of dementia with this simple at-home test

7 months ago
Though not unusual, a memory that fades with age can be worrisome: while it’s just a normal part of aging for some, for others it may be an early sign...

Tau NexGen Alzheimer’s Trial Now Also Testing Anti-Amyloid Treatment

7 months ago
The Tau Next Generation (Tau NexGen) clinical trial will now be evaluating an anti-amyloid antibody in addition to an anti-tau antibody as a potential treatment for early onset Alzheimer’s disease, according...

First human trial of Alzheimer’s disease nasal vaccine to begin at Boston hospital – CBS News

8 months ago
First human trial of Alzheimer’s disease nasal vaccine to begin at Boston hospital show SVG here end show SVG By Sophie Reardon Updated on: November 16, 2021 / 10:31 PM...

Why Aduhelm, a new Alzheimer’s treatment, isn’t reaching many patients : Short Wave : NPR

8 months ago
  Why Aduhelm, a new Alzheimer’s treatment, isn’t reaching many patients END CLASS=”STORYTITLE” END CLASS=”STORY-TOOLS” November 5, 202112:30 AM ET END CLASS=”STORY-META__ONE” END CLASS=”STORY-META__TWO” END ID=”STORY-META” CLASS=”STORY-META HAS-BYLINE” Why Aduhelm,...

Big Pharma Abandoned Alzheimer’s, This Good Unicorn Stayed And Found A Potential Cure

8 months ago
The biggest companies in the world gave up. Wall Street wrote it off as a lost cause. 17 years and hundreds of billions of dollars later, a potential cure for...

Physical activity associated with slower cognitive decline in people with high levels of tau protein | National Institute on Aging

9 months ago
  Engaging in high or medium levels of physical activity was associated with slower rates of cognitive decline in people with high or low levels of tau, compared to those...

The WAM Summit: Creative Advances in Alzheimer’s – THE WOMEN’S ALZHEIMER’S MOVEMENT

9 months ago
We need science to find a cure for Alzheimer’s, and science needs us to participate. So join award-winning journalists Maria Shriver and Natalie Morales in conversation with leading Alzheimer’s researchers,...

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Prevents Alzheimer’s Processes in Mice

9 months ago
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) — treatment in which patients are given pure oxygen — prevented the biological processes responsible for the development of Alzheimer’s disease in a mouse model, a...

MIND diet linked to better cognitive performance: Study finds diet may contribute to cognitive resilience in the elderly — ScienceDaily

9 months ago
Aging takes a toll on the body and on the mind. For example, the tissue of aging human brains sometimes develops abnormal clumps of proteins that are the hallmark of...

Eisai Starting FDA Submission for Alzheimer’s Therapy Lecanemab

9 months ago
Eisai has started work on a rolling submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a Biologics License Application (BLA) for lecanemab (BAN2401), its antibody treatment for early...

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga prepare for Bennett’s last big concert – 60 Minutes – CBS News

9 months ago
The 95-year-old singer is gearing up for two more shows at Radio City Music Hall, though he’s grappling with Alzheimer’s. Anderson Cooper was there as he prepared. When Tony Bennett’s...

Utilizing Music and Alzheimer’s: the Strongest Kind of Magic

9 months ago
Source: Utilizing Music and Alzheimer’s: the Strongest Kind of Magic

Amyloid-beta Produced in the Liver May Play Role in Alzheimer’s

10 months ago
Amyloid-beta produced in peripheral organs, specifically the liver, may be implicated in the brain neurodegeneration observed in Alzheimer’s disease, according to a mouse study. The study, “Synthesis of human amyloid restricted...

Alzheimer’s Cure: Unproven Treatments Harm Senior Health – DailyCaring

10 months ago
3 reasons why unproven Alzheimer’s medications could be harmful Source: Alzheimer’s Cure: Unproven Treatments Harm Senior Health – DailyCaring

Hallucinations May Be Charles Bonnet Syndrome, Not Early Dementia – Neurology Advisor

10 months ago
Visual illusions can be an early symptom of dementia, but in some cases they may be a sign of a purely ophthalmic condition, Charles Bonnet syndrome (CBS). This rare disease...

Omega-3 Supplements May Help Slow Memory Decline in Alzheimer’s

10 months ago
Six months of daily supplements of omega-3 increased the levels of two biomarkers of inflammation and nerve damage in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of people with Alzheimer’s disease, according to...

Brain refreshing: Why the dreaming phase matters — ScienceDaily

10 months ago
Scientists have long wondered why almost all animals sleep, despite the disadvantages to survival of being unconscious. Now, researchers led by a team from the University of Tsukuba have found...

Blood Test Discerns Alzheimer’s From Other Dementia With High Accuracy | MedPage Today

11 months ago
Two blood markers, phosphorylated tau 217 (p-tau217) and phosphorylated tau 181 (p-tau181), showed strong diagnostic performances for Alzheimer’s disease and discriminated Alzheimer’s from frontotemporal lobar denervation (FTLD) syndromes and normal...

Reduplicative Paramnesia: Is This a Symptom of Alzheimer’s?

11 months ago
A 70-year-old woman believed that 2 identical houses were located at the same address. She maintained that both homes have the same furniture. Once a doctor examined her, a tumor...

When is it Time to go to the Doctor? Early Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

11 months ago
Source: What is it Time to go to the Doctor? Early Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s treatments: What’s on the horizon? – Mayo Clinic

06/30/2021
googleon: snippet Alzheimer’s treatments: What’s on the horizon?   Despite many promising leads, new treatments for Alzheimer’s are slow to emerge. By Mayo Clinic Staff Current Alzheimer’s treatments temporarily improve...

Making healthy choices may reduce Alzheimer’s risk

06/24/2021
by Scott Gilbert, Pennsylvania State University No effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease exists, even though more than 5 million Americans have it. But what if there was a way to...

(73) “Alzheimer’s: What You Can Do” – YouTube

06/20/2021
Alzheimer’s: What You Can Do delves into the research that shows how our social interactions, diet, sleep exercise, stress levels and daily health habits hav… Source: (73) “Alzheimer’s: What You...

Beyond Denial: Anosognosia & Alzheimer’s Disease

09/18/2020
Source: Beyond Denial: Anosognosia & Alzheimer’s Disease

Gum disease–causing bacteria could spur Alzheimer’s | Science | AAAS

01/23/2019
  Poor oral health is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease. What’s not clear is whether gum disease causes the disorder or is merely a result—many patients with dementia can’t...

600 trillion synapses and Alzheimers disease

12/18/2018
600 trillion synapses and Alzheimers disease Late-onset Alzheimer’s disease is extremely difficult to model in the laboratory, one reason why no successful therapy for it exists. But scientists are using...