Hopes and concerns over a new Alzheimer’s drug – CBS News

November 28, 2021

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Alzheimer’s: Can drinking coffee reduce risk? – Medical News Today

November 28, 2021

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Is a nasal vaccine for Alzheimer’s on the horizon? – Medical News Today

November 25, 2021

Is a nasal vaccine for Alzheimer’s on the horizon?  Medical News TodayTrial Begins of Nasal Vaccine for Alzheimer’s Disease  WebMDIs there a cure for Alzheimer’s? Not yet, but healthy habits likely help  Deseret NewsFirst human trial of Alzheimer’s disease nasal vaccine to begin at Boston hospital  CBS NewsAn Alzheimer’s vaccine might be possible  Big ThinkView Full Coverage on Google News […]

Lady Gaga heartbroken over Tony Bennett’s battle with Alzheimers – CNN

November 25, 2021

Lady Gaga heartbroken over Tony Bennett’s battle with Alzheimers  CNNLady Gaga Talks Tony Bennett and His Alzheimer’s Battle: ‘Music Is a Miracle’  BillboardLady Gaga says watching Tony Bennett’s Alzheimer’s battle has been ‘heartbreaking’  HOLA! USALady Gaga sheds light on her collaborator and friend Tony Bennett’s Alzheimer’s  Daily MailLady Gaga reveals Tony Bennett’s reaction to Grammy nomination amid Alzheimer’s battle  New […]

Why do so many more women have Alzheimer’s than men?

March 4, 2015

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, one in six women over the age of 65 are at risk for developing Alzheimer’s. That’s compared to a one in eleven chance of developing the disease for men of the same age. Put another way, two-thirds of all Americans with Alzheimer’s are women. But why? The simple answer — […]

Alzheimer’s Disease Statistics Show the Illness Will Define Our Times

September 6, 2014

Alzheimer’s disease is practically unheard of in adults younger than 40, and very rare (one in 2,500) for those under 60. It affects 1 percent of 65-year-olds, 2 percent of 68-year-olds, 3 percent of 70-year-olds. After that, the odds start multiplying.

Experimental game Alz aims to raise Alzheimer’s awareness

April 1, 2014

There aren’t many games out there that focus on raising awareness of Alzheimer’s, but Alz, a experimental game-slash-film, is a beautifully simple insight into the implications of the condition for both the sufferer and their loved ones. The game is a simple walkthrough, in which players control of a faceless man whose surroundings glitch and flash in and out of focus as he attempts to make sense of the world. Bus journeys become insumountable obstacles and recognisable faces become strangers: his wife tells him she loves him and he simply refers to her as a “large something – what is it for, why is she here?” Source: Experimental game Alz aims to raise Alzheimer’s awareness | Dazed Rights to all content (text, images, videos etc.) with post source

Alzheimer's Seen on Scans Decades Before Dementia Hits

March 9, 2013

The data indicate that there is a prolonged period in which amyloid beta is forming plaques in the brain without the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, the authors said. Even before dementia sets in, shrinkage in the part of the brain linked to memory ..

Do Infections Speed Up Alzheimer’s?

February 10, 2013

An increase in brain inflammation, such as that caused by age, diabetes and obesity, is known to increase risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. Now scientists at UK’s Southampton University are about to start a three-year study, using brain tissue generously donated by people who died with Alzheimer’s disease, to see if inflammation caused by infections such as those of the urinary tract or chest, also speeds up progress of the disease

Alzheimer’s Drug Could Stop The Disease Early

February 9, 2013

British researchers are developing a drug which they hope could stop Alzheimer’s before it seriously affects a person’s mental abilities. In early trials conducted on mice they found the compound reduced by a third the number of ‘plaques’ on the brain, which are associated with the disease.