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Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Cognitive Disorders

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.
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