Having hearing loss and not knowing it might translate into higher medical bills and other health problems for many seniors, two new studies suggest.
Researchers have shown that early dementia signs could be detected by a simple short scan of the individual’s neck.Read More >>
A substance that gives pot its kick appears to reduce the brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease – at least in mice.Read More >>
“Clinical trials of new therapies for [Alzheimer’s disease] typically allow participants to continue receiving [cholinesterase inhibitors] and memantine during the trial if the dose remains stable,” Richard E. Kennedy, MD, PhD.Read More >>
A new study finds that people with Alzheimer's disease who also took antidiabetes medication exhibited fewer molecular markers of the neurological condition.Read More >>
This project addresses the growing unmet need for alternative approaches to mitigating cognitive decline by introducing a robot companion that will interact and motivate patients in order to reinforce therapeutic behaviorRead More >>
Antipsychotic medications, such as haloperidol (brand name, Haldol), are widely used in intensive care units, emergency rooms, hospital wards and nursing homes.Read More >>
The appropriate use criteria (AUC) is available online by Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association as an article in press, corrected proof.Read More >>