The Effects of Behavioral Therapy on Alzheimer’s

The Effects of Behavioral Therapy on Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: March 6, 2019 A new study has concluded that behavioral therapy may be more effective in treating symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease than commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications. Learn more about the study, the benefits of behavioral therapy and the risks of antipsychotic medication for people with Alzheimer’s. Antipsychotic Medication vs. Behavioral Therapy As most Alzheimer’s caregivers […]

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How Vitamin B Slows Alzheimer’s Progression

How Vitamin B Slows Alzheimer’s Progression

Last Updated: February 1, 2019 How diet affects Alzheimer’s disease has been proven time again. Now, a recent study conducted by Oxford’s Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences examines vitamin B and it’s role in slowing down the progression of the disease. Learn more about Vitamin B – found in foods like cereals, dairy and fish – […]

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How AI Could Detect Alzheimer’s Years Before a Medical Diagnosis

How AI Could Detect Alzheimer’s Years Before a Medical Diagnosis

A new study published in the journal Radiology demonstrates how artificial intelligence (AI) can improve brain imaging to predict the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The study found that using AI may help doctors detect Alzheimer’s six years before a medical diagnosis is made – opening the door for more lifestyle changes, preparation and treatment methods. […]

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Air Pollution and Dementia: Study Shows More Evidence of Link Between the Two

Air Pollution and Dementia: Study Shows More Evidence of Link Between the Two

New research has found a positive association between air pollution and dementia, supporting the findings of previous studies. The latest research study used data from the Clinical Practice Research Database to compare dementia diagnoses by zip code, finding that those in higher polluted areas were more likely to eventually develop the disease. Learn more about the […]

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NIA Releases National Strategy for Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials Participation

NIA Releases National Strategy for Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials Participation

As part of the “National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease,” the National Institute on Aging (NIA) is taking steps towards a comprehensive, unified national strategy to fight Alzheimer’s in the United States. One of the main goals of the plan is to expand research efforts, specifically clinical trials. The newly released strategy aims at diversifying and […]

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U.S. Congress Approves $425 Million Increase for Alzheimer’s Research

U.S. Congress Approves $425 Million Increase for Alzheimer’s Research

The United States Congress has voted to approve a $425 million increase for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia research funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2019. Learn more about the vote and how additional funding will impact Alzheimer’s. U.S. Congress Approves $425 Million for Alzheimer’s Research Both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate […]

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CDC Reports That Alzheimer’s Cases Will Double by 2060

CDC Reports That Alzheimer’s Cases Will Double by 2060

A study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the first of its kind to forecast the effects of Alzheimer’s disease by ethnicity and race. The report found that the burden of Alzheimer’s and related forms of dementia will double by 2060, with minority populations having the largest increase due to population […]

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