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Physical Fitness Linked to Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 4 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2022Newswise — MINNEAPOLIS – People who are more physically fit are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than people who are less physically fit,...

Discovery of a new ALS and dementia disease mechanism raises treatment hopes

Newswise — A pioneering new study led by UCL and National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists has revealed, for the first time, why a common genetic variant worsens disease outcomes for people with the...

New Study Shows Research Participation is Associated with Greater Use Of and Adherence to...

UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25 at 7AM ESTNewswise — New York, NY (February 23, 2022) New research conducted by investigators from the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Mount Sinai has revealed that while older...

AAN Issues Evidence-in-Focus Article on Aducanumab

EMBARGOED UNTIL 4 P.M. ET, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2022Newswise — MINNEAPOLIS – To help neurologists, patients and their families understand the current evidence on the use of aducanumab to treat Alzheimer’s disease, the American...
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Take it from the rats: A junk food diet can cause long-term damage to...

A new USC-led study on rats that feasted on a high-fat, sugary diet raises the possibility that a junk food-filled diet in teens may...

Repurposing non-pharmacological interventions for Alzheimer’s disease through link prediction on biomedical literature

The complete workflow is depicted in Fig. 1. To investigate the association between NPIs and AD, we initially conducted preprocessing and integration of biomedical triples...

Degenerative Dementias and Their Medical Care in the Movies

Compared with other neurologic problems, few films have been dedicated to degenerative dementia. To our knowledge, this is the first systematic review about the...