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A mild concussion after age 65 may increase the risk of developing dementia, according to a new study published online Oct. 27 in JAMA Neurology.
Herpes simplex virus infection might increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, two studies by Swedish researchers suggest. The findings were published in Alzheimer's & Dementia.
Provocative research raises the question of whether we should we look at Alzheimer’s disease as “type 3 diabetes.”
Ann Romney announced the launch of a neurologic center in collaboration with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, set to open in 2016.
Healthy elderly people who begin reporting memory lapses are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with dementia roughly a decade later, according to a study published online Sept. 24 in Neurology.
A new blood test said to predict Alzheimer’s disease up to 10 years before its onset will be available to researchers and pharmaceutical companies this fall, according to NanoSomiX, the company that developed it.
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