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“By the time I’m that age, I hope there’ll be a cure.” Most of us have heard someone say that in a conversation about Alzheimer’s disease, or we’ve said it ourselves.
We’re counting on researchers to untangle the causes and find more effective treatments, but right now many of those professionals are facing a serious roadblock. There’s a shortage of people taking part in clinical trials for Alzheimer’s research and according to the New York Times, it’s so bad it’s slowing down progress on new treatments.
How to Find Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials
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The first ever intervention that has been proven in clinical studies to lower the risk of memory loss was recently identified by researchers.
A new study revealed that lowering blood pressure can reduce the risk of dementia, as well as control the memory loss that accompanies the disease. Learn more about the intervention, which involves a strict control of blood pressure.
Controlling Blood Pressure and Memory Loss
In a recent study on controlling blood pressure and memory loss, researchers found that participants who had a reduction in blood pressure to the reading of 120, ended up being nearly 20% Read more