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September 13, 2019
Biogen Inc and partner Eisai Co Ltd said they would abandon two late-stage trials testing experimental Alzheimer's treatment elenbecestat, months after scrapping trials of another drug for the memory-robbing disease.
September 09, 2019
An Alzheimer's vaccine developed by a privately held Slovakian biotech firm showed early signs of efficacy in a mid-stage trial, a rare step forward in the fight against the brain-wasting disease, the company said.
September 04, 2019
Current evidence does not support the use of second-generation antipsychotics or haloperidol to treat or prevent delirium in adult inpatients, two systematic reviews reveal.
August 18, 2019
Keeping blood pressure in check in mid-life and avoiding low BP in late life both appear linked to a lower risk of developing dementia, according to two new studies.
August 15, 2019
Alzheimer's disease (AD) patients have extensive tau inclusions and severe neuron loss in wake-promoting nuclei of the brain, new research shows.
August 12, 2019
Hearing loss in middle age is associated with higher odds of cognitive decline and dementia in later years, suggests a large study in Taiwan.
August 09, 2019
Drugmaker Eli Lilly said on Thursday early results from a study suggest that Apple Inc devices, including the iPhone, in combination with digital apps could differentiate people with mild Alzheimer's disease dementia and those without symptoms.
July 15, 2019
By Kate Kelland LONDON—Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of developing it, according to recent research. The risk of dementia was reduced by 32% in people with a high genetic risk if they had…
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