Top News: #Dementia

 Here are the top read news for #dementia:


New Drug Might Slow Alzheimer’s:

Early trials suggest injections of a new “silver bullet” drug might help slow memory loss in people who don’t quite yet have Alzheimer’s, but who have some symptoms and who have the brain-clogging “plaques” that define the disease. Read more


Is the benefit from antipsychotic drugs for people with dementia symptoms worth the risk?Risks Run High When Antipsychotics Are Prescribed For Dementia:

When you hear about dementia, the chances are you think about memory problems. But other common symptoms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, can be even more troublesome to patients and their families: aggressiveness, agitation, delusions and hallucinations. Read more


Dementia riskMeasuring dementia risk: Now there’s a number for that, too:

Few of us would be eager to have a future of dementia revealed to us while we are still sharp. But there are powerful arguments for knowing — as early as possible — if we are at risk.Read more


Meet The ‘MIND’ Diet (It Slashes Alzheimer's Risk By 35%)Meet The ‘MIND’ Diet (It Slashes Alzheimer’s Risk By 35%):

There’s a rising interest in how nutrition fuels cognition and memory function long-term — and now, researchers are on to a winning dietary formula. The bonus? Noshing your way to brain benefits doesn’t involve following a strict regimen. Read more



Alzheimer's disease ultrasoundCould a blast of sonic waves restore memory lost to Alzheimer’s disease?:

Sonic waves, first used by submarines in World War II, might one day help those with Alzheimer’s disease preserve or regain their ability to remember and navigate, a new study on mice suggests.Read more