Alzheimer's Disease 
The MD Magazine Alzheimer's Disease condition center provides clinical news and articles, information about upcoming conferences and meetings, updated clinical trial listings, and other resources.

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Insulin Therapy for Alzheimer's Disease: A Possibility?
Good research has shown that diabetes is linked to heightened risk for brain atrophy, white matter abnormalities, and cognitive impairment. It's a risk factor for dementia, especially if the diabetes is classified as type 2.
Men over the age of 50 who have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and who are adherent to an antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimen are at risk for cognitive decline, according to the results of a recent study.
A new analysis finds that patients taking warfarin for their atrial fibrillation are more likely to develop dementia than those taking the drug for treatment of other conditions.
When most people think of palliative care their first thought is likely to hospice and end of life oncology care, but experts in the field are working to change and expand that perception to other areas of health care as well.
It was back in April that researchers from Georgetown University reported the first case of Alzheimer’s disease in a person living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Now the case report will be presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2016 in Toronto, Canada on July 27.
More evidence is emerging that suggests that Alzheimer’s disease begins early in life.
You may have seen reports on the “treatment” on TV or heard that some of Beverley Hills’ richest citizens are raving about it, but whole body cryotherapy (WBC) doesn’t yet have the data to back up the many health benefits claimed by its boosters.
Healthcare professionals may soon be able to double dip and use diabetes drugs to also treat Alzheimer’s disease, and vice versa.
Studying the use of targeted medicines in psychiatry is still new but early studies have shown that this could be a viable treatment option in the future for some patients in need.

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