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Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer’s Risk

Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer’s Researchers say long-term use of drugs in older adults is a concern WebMD News from HealthDay By Amy ...

Study: 1 in 3 Alzheimer’s Cases ‘Preventable’

Study: 1 in 3 Alzheimer’s Cases ‘Preventable’ By Peter RussellWebMD Health News Reviewed by Sheena Meredith, MD July 14, 2014 — About one-third of Alzheimer’s ...

Could a Simple Smell Test Help Spot Alzheimer’s Early?

SUNDAY July 13, 2014, 2014 — New research suggests that a faltering sense of smell might signal the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, and that ...

Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer’s, Studies Suggest

SUNDAY July 13, 2014, 2014 — Eye tests could be used to identify people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, two new studies suggest. ...

Alzheimer’s Prevention Starts with Marijuana, According to British Journal

Alzheimer’s Disease includes reduced brain activity and function (red areas above), the result of years of accumulated damage. THC and CBD in marijuana seem to ...

Could Certain Antidepressants Slow Alzheimer’s?

Could Certain Antidepressants Slow Alzheimer’s? Early study suggests Celexa, and other drugs in its class, might help, but many questions remain WebMD News from HealthDay ...

Five Ways Cannabinoids Could Help Combat Alzheimer’s

As treatment options for those stricken with Alzheimer’s remains limited, the idea of utilizing specific marijuana cannabinoids is beginning to gain some serious traction. Over ...

Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Alzheimer’s

Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Alzheimer’s Scientists who tested seniors say the results detected almost all of those who would develop problems WebMD ...

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Changes Ahead for You and Your Family

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Changes Ahead for You and Your Family By Camille PaganWebMD Feature Reviewed by Neil Lava, MD A dementia diagnosis can ...

Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer’s Risk

Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer’s Risk Keeping cholesterol under control may help brain as well as heart, study suggests WebMD News from HealthDay By ...

Concussions Linked to Alzheimer’s Risk in Study

Concussions Linked to Alzheimer’s Risk in Study Brain scans found seniors with both poor memory and prior head injury have more plaque buildup WebMD News ...

Keeping Holidays Happy When a Loved One Has Alzheimer’s

SUNDAY Nov. 24, 2013, 2013 — The holidays can be a difficult time when a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, but there are ways to ...

Link Seen Between Hardening of Arteries, Alzheimer’s Plaques

Hardening of Arteries & Alzheimer’s Plaques Linked Study of patients in their 80s looked at plaque deposits in their brains WebMD News from HealthDay By ...

Research Hints at How Alzheimer’s Affects the Brain

THURSDAY Sept. 19, 2013 — A new study in mice offers more insight into the workings of the substance that clogs the brain’s circuitry and ...

Better Hygiene Could Raise Risk of Alzheimer’s

By Nicky BroydWebMD Health News Reviewed by Farah Ahmed, MD Sept. 6, 2013  — A study by researchers at Cambridge University has found that high-income, ...

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