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Active Minds Delay Dementia Symptoms, but Not Disease

Researchers have found that activity can help delay the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. However, a recent study has concluded that while activity can help delay symptoms, it does not delay the onset of the actual disease.Learn more about this study and the research group that demonstrated this progression of Alzheimer’s based on activity level. Active Minds Only Delay Dementia Symptoms, Not Disease Progression A new study published in Neurology has found that challenging your brain may delay the onset of symptoms of Alzheimer’s but does not appear the affect the physical changes of the disease.The study evaluated nearly 400 people over the age of 70 without dementia, and found that 53 participants had mild cognitive impairment. Each participant...
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Heartburn Drugs Linked to Increased Risk of Alzheimer's

A recent study from Germany has found that seniors over the age of 75 who regularly take common heartburn medication may be 44% more likely to develop dementia.Learn more about this study, its impact on prescription heartburn medication for seniors, as well as its limitations, leading some researchers to question the study’s conclusions. Study Finds Association Between Common Heartburn Medication and Increased Risk of Alzheimer's A group of researchers from Germany have found that a certain class of heartburn medications may raise the risk of dementia for adults over the age of 75. The class, called "proton pump inhibitors" (PPIs) includes popular drugs like Prilosec, Nexium and Prevacid, and work to relieve discomfort by reducing the...
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