Extending the use of Aricept for Alzheimer’s
Aricept ( donepezil ) is currently approved for mild to moderate Alzheimer’s Disease and is commonly taken by people in early stages of the disease. New research extends the use of the drug for people in moderate to severe stages of the disease.
Long-term Effects of Chronic Stress
Prolonged periods of stress can have negative effects on the human body - but the extent of these effects is still being explored. New data suggests that chronic stress may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease.
Computer Model Predicts Dementia
Recent research has revealed much about the inner workings of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Now, a computer program has been developed that can predict when specific symptoms may occur.
Early Markers for Alzheimer’s Disease
There is no cure for Alzheimer's disease, but new insights are being made into the nature of the disease regularly. Now, researchers believe they have taken another step forward in being able to detect early signs before memory loss symptoms appear.
Damaging Alzheimer's Proteins Further Studied
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but new and advanced research provides insights that could lead to more effective treatment and early recognition of the disease.
Making Alzheimer's a Better Memory
Could this dream come true? A medication that's currently approved for one disease could make Alzheimer's disease nothing more than a nightmarish memory.
Brain Drain Without Fish & Seeds
The Mediterranean diet has recently received many accolades for its aid in heart health, yet a new study discovered its contents may be largely beneficial to the brain as well.
Sleep Soundly or Lose Your Memory
If you wake up frequently throughout the night you could be at greater risk of memory loss later on, new research suggests.
Treating Dementia Differently
Comorbidity within disease can cause a variety of issues in terms of symptoms and treatment, and a new study looks into its effects on patients with Down's syndrome.
Caregiving Strategies for Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's disease does not just affect the memory of the person afflicted. The disease impacts the lives of family and friends, who often provide long-term care for their loved one.