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Researchers Rethink Alzheimer’s, Diversifying The Drug Search

When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears only Alzheimer’s trademark plaques and tangles — no other damage.

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Caregivers Of People With Dementia Are Losing Sleep

Family caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep.

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Stress In Middle Age Linked To Cognitive Decline In Older Women

Stress could be the reason women suffer memory loss much more than men, according to a study.

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Blood Pressure Control Helps Ward Off Dementia

The results complement a previous study published by the same research group which showed that intensive treatment significantly lowered the chances that participants developed mild cognitive impairment. 

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Extra Weight in 60s May Be Linked To Brain Aging Later

Having a bigger waistline and a high body mass index (BMI) in your 60s may be linked with greater signs of brain aging years later.

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Common Medications Can Mimic Dementia In Seniors

By all accounts the woman, in her late 60s, appeared to have severe dementia. She was largely incoherent. Her short-term memory was terrible.

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