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Ancillary costs associated with use of Alzheimer's drug aducanumab could add pressure on Medicare

7 hours ago   |   News Medical

A UCLA-led cost analysis of the controversial new Alzheimer's disease drug aducanumab shows that ancillary care services, such as additional MRIs and neurologist visits to...
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Researchers propose ultrasound stimulation as an effective therapy for Alzheimer's disease in new study

19 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Synchronizing one's brainwaves to ultrasound pulses could reduce the accumulation of abnormal proteins characteristic of the onset of Alzheimer's disease, new research suggests.
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Insights into a cystic fibrosis treatment may herald a novel class of drugs

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

Protein folding diseases, from Alzheimer's to Gaucher's, may one day be treated by a unique class of protein corrector molecules that are already helping manage cystic fibrosis.
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Cataract Surgery May Reduce Your Dementia Risk

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Older adults who had cataract removal to restore their vision had a lower risk of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
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Researchers determine the number of intervention sessions needed to prevent cognitive decline

5 days ago   |   News Medical

Physical activity, nutrition and cognitively stimulating activities are all known to be good ways to prevent Alzheimer's disease and dementia. And older adults at risk can...
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Tau mapping offers potential treatment targets and biomarkers for dementia and Alzheimer disease

5 days ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

By mapping all the protein interactions of a dementia-linked protein in the brain called Tau, a team of Weill Cornell Medicine investigators has created a road map for...
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Novel Biomarker Found for Alzheimer's Disease

5 days ago   |   Medscape

The rate of cellular amyloid uptake and metabolic production of toxic amyloid species could be used as novel biomarkers for early and/or differential diagnosis of Alzheimer's...
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Upcoming Events in Healthy Aging

6 days ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

There are always opportunities to access education and training that can help your community or organization become more age- and dementia friendly. Check out the following...
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Research provides new insights on memory loss in Alzheimer's disease

7 days ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Members of the "Synaptic Dysfunction and Disease" group at the Institute of Biomedicine of Seville, led by researchers Francisco Gómez Scholl and Amalia Martínez Mir, recently...
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Concussion Sequelae Boost Alzheimer's Risk

8 days ago   |   Medscape

Post-traumatic amnesia and chronic vascular lesions are risk factors for subsequent Alzheimer's disease following traumatic brain injury, new research suggests. Medscape...
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