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The drugs Donepezil ( Aricept ), Rivastigmine ( Exelon ), Galantamine ( Remynil ), and Memantine ( Ebixa ) should no longer be prescribed on the National Health Service ( NHS ) to treat Alzheimer's di ...


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 ...


Researchers at UCSD ( University of California, San Diego ) found that Lafora disease, an inherited form of epilepsy that results in death by the age of 30, can be caused by mutations in a gene that r ...


Researchers from the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center found that plaques and tangles in the brain, the changes seen in people with Alzheimer's disease ( AD ), are more likely to be expressed as dementi ...


A research conducted by Gordon Wilcock of the University of Bristol, with colleagues in the UK and Canada, could result in one of the most exciting advances in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, if ...


A study, led by University of Washington in Seattle, found the use of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, also known as statins, was not associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease or other types ...


Results from a long-term National Institute on Aging study of diet and brain aging showed that adults who eat the daily recommended allowance of folates -- B-vitamin nutrients found in oranges, legume ...


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 research found that loss of body mass over time appears to be strongly linked to older adults' risk of developing Alzheimer's disease ( AD ), and the greater the loss the greater the chance of a per ...


A study found that consuming fish at least once a week was associated with a 10 percent per year slower rate of cognitive decline in elderly people. Fish is a direct source of omega-3 fatty acids, ...


A research, published in the Archives of Neurology, showed that subjects who were obese at midlife had an increased risk for dementia later in life compared to individuals of normal weight. Obesity ...


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 ...


Researchers at the University of Florida and University of California at San Francisco ( UCSF ) have found that bacteria-eating cells that generally fight infection may cause dementia in HIV patients. ...