Alzheimer's Disease
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Cognition Tests May Help ID Alzheimer's Risk Decades Earlier
Changes in cognition and memory that precede obvious symptoms of Alzheimer's disease may begin decades prior to disease onset, according to a study published online June 24 in Neurology.

Analysis of records from a national insurance database indicates that statin use reduces the danger of cognitive decline associated with atrial fibrillation. Dose strength and duration may be associated with greater benefits.
A brain protein responsible for clearing debris may contribute to the progression of multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease according to 2 studies conducted by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Physical and cognitive activity don't appear to prevent the brain from developing the biomarkers that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.
With an aging population more and more people are likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. That can mean not only more issues for them, but also their loved ones and caretakers as well.
For many years research of alzheimer's disease was stuck on the role of amyloids in the condition. That discussion has shifted rapidly recently and continues to develop going forward.
While understanding alzheimer's disease has improved over the past year, finding therapies for the condition has taken longer but is now moving forward.

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