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Research on the Progression of Alzheimer’s Finds 4 Variants of the Disease

For many years, experts examined the progression of Alzheimer’s through one particular basic model, despite the fact that the symptoms and development of Alzheimer’s can vary from person to person. Now, however, a new, collaborative study between the United States, Sweden, Canada, and Korea is discovering some fascinating data to help us better understand and […]

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Discover How This Cancer Treatment Is Showing New Promise in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease

What if there was a medication that could treat not just one, but three devastating diseases: leukemia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s disease? Hoping that the drug, nilotinib fits the bill, researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center are anticipatory. Currently approved to be used in people that have one kind of leukemia, a small trial is producing […]

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Shedding New Light on Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment

Research scientists are shedding new light on treatments to potentially impact Alzheimer’s disease: light therapy. Effects of light are only just starting to be tapped into, and already are showing some notable and promising results. For instance, MIT analysts are assessing a form of flickering light therapy, in which the visual cortex of mice is […]

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Latest News on Alzheimer’s Research: Milestones Reached This Past Year

With so much negative news in the forefront of 2020, it is worth reflecting on several of the remarkable achievements the year brought – such as the latest news on Alzheimer’s research. Katie McDonough, director of programs and services for the Alzheimer’s Association, shares, “There are many things that we’re learning and it’s an exciting […]

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To Overcome the Combination of Incontinence with Dementia, Use These Tips

Dementia care calls for both empathy and creativity to manage a variety of complex behaviors and effects, which is especially true when dealing with incontinence, something that is exceedingly common in Alzheimer’s as well as other types of dementia. Below are tried-and-true strategies that are usually effective in minimizing the impact of incontinence and preventing […]

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On the Brink of Defeating Alzheimer’s? CareWorks Health Services Shares Latest Breakthroughs

Exciting scientific studies are zeroing in ever nearer towards the eradication of Alzheimer’s disease, this time in the form of two medications already developed and approved by the FDA. This enables accelerated clinical trials and we hope fast-tracking us closer to a treatment. The first, interestingly, is a drug utilized for treating HIV. Researchers have […]