Lack of Exercise and Poor Nutrition Could Increase the Risk of Diseases Like Dementia

Diet and exercise can influence hippocampal neurogenesis, researchers say. Poor nutrition and lack of exercise have detrimental effects on hippocampal…

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Some Diabetes Drugs Reduce Risk and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors, a class of drug that reduces blood sugar in type 2 diabetes, were associated with less amyloid…

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15 Novel Biomarkers for Diseases Predisposing to Dementia Identified

15 protein biomarkers have been identified as being linked to late-onset dementias. The biomarkers can predict cognitive decline and risk…

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Drug That Slows Progression of ALS May Provide the Same Benefit for People With Alzheimer’s

Riluzole, a drug commonly prescribed to slow the progression of ALS, appears to slow brain metabolic decline and improve cognitive…

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Effects of Folic Acid and Vitamin B12 on Cognitive function and Inflammation

Effects of Folic Acid and Vitamin B12 on Cognitive function and Inflammation in Alzheimer’s Disease

Folic acid and vitamin B12 supplementation has a positive therapeutic effect in AD patients who were not on a folic…

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Changes in How Cholesterol Breaks Down in the Body May Accelerate Progression of Dementia

Disruptions in how the body converts cholesterol into bile acids may play a key role in the development of dementia…

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