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In a study of people with mild cognitive impairment ( MCI ), those who took the drug Donepezil were at reduced risk of progressing to a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) during the first year of ...


Subjects who do not have psychiatric disorders but score very high on a personality test pessimism or depression scale have a 30 percent increased risk of developing dementia several decades later. T ...


After the deaths of 13 patients taking Reminyl ( Galantamine ) during two investigational studies, drug's prescribing information has been updated. In two randomized, placebo-controlled trials of ...


By studying animals, Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that the antibiotic Minocycline ( Minocin ) might help alleviate HIV's negative effects on the brain and central nervous system, problems ...


Swedish meta-analysis of 47 studies finds clear patterns across thousands of people who went on to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease ( AD ). The meta-analysis revealed that people can show earl ...


A study suggests that repeated concussions brought on by blows to the head during their playing days significantly boost the chances that retired professional football players will suffer dementias s ...


A study presented at the 2005 American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research Meeting has showed that exposure to lead in early childhood and adolescence may contribute to hypertension-rela ...


The search for new biomarkers to detect Alzheimer's disease before signs of memory loss appear has advanced an important step in a study by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis, and the ...


People with high blood pressure and their doctors have a new reason to work at controlling this common but high-risk condition: As patients get older, they might otherwise have worse-than-normal probl ...


Mild cognitive impairment ( MCI ), a transitional stage between normal cognition and Alzheimer's disease, exists in two different forms. Using a new imaging procedure that creates 3-D maps of the b ...


Reduced volume, or atrophy, in parts of the brain known as the amygdala and hippocampus may predict which cognitively healthy elderly people will develop dementia over a six-year period. New strate ...


A fifth of young adults whose blood vessels ruptured inside their brain abused drugs and more than 40 percent had malformed blood vessels. The study included 307 patients with intracerebral hemorrh ...


A study, conducted by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center ( SFVAMC ) and the University of California - San Francisco ( UCSF ), found that older adults with depressive symptoms are more ...


Cognitive impairment in people with AIDS exists in two forms, one mild, another severe, each affecting different areas of the brain. The researchers, at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medic ...


Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that mild cognitive impairment, a disorder considered a strong early predictor of Alzheimer's disease, is prevalent among the elderly and increases with age and f ...