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Sliver of hope seen in Alzheimer’s drug trial
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Sliver of hope seen in Alzheimer’s drug trial

Efforts to find a drug that may slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease saw a glimmer of hope this week…
Why do Alzheimer’s patients stop recognising loved ones?
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Why do Alzheimer’s patients stop recognising loved ones?

Many families are confronted with the harsh reality of Alzheimer's when a family member suffering from the disease no longer…
Alzheimer’s ‘lost’ memories may be recoverable: study
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Alzheimer’s ‘lost’ memories may be recoverable: study

Sufferers of Alzheimer's disease may not have "lost" their memories, but could simply have difficulty accessing them, researchers said as…
Blueberries could help combat Alzheimer’s
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Blueberries could help combat Alzheimer’s

As a superfood already prized for its antioxidant properties, new American research has now highlighted the benefits of blueberries on…
Calorie cutting may help older obese people with thinking problems
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Calorie cutting may help older obese people with thinking problems

Older obese people with mild cognitive impairment who lose a small amount of weight may see some improvement on tests…
Alzheimer’s is a young(er) person’s disease — so get to work
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Alzheimer’s is a young(er) person’s disease — so get to work

While he couldn't possibly have known, Sandy Halperin was likely around 35 years old when his brain began slowly accumulating…
Egyptian firm developing Alzheimer’s, diabetes cure: ambassador in Germany
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Egyptian firm developing Alzheimer’s, diabetes cure: ambassador in Germany

An Egyptian firm partaking in an international foodstuff trade market in Cologne has started the manufacturing of an extract that…
Low vitamin D levels linked to faster memory loss in older adults
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Low vitamin D levels linked to faster memory loss in older adults

Older adults with low vitamin D levels – and that accounts for most of them – may lose their memories…
Ahead of Alzheimer’s meeting, researchers seize on signs of progress
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Ahead of Alzheimer’s meeting, researchers seize on signs of progress

After decades of Alzheimer’s research that led to dead ends, including 123 drugs that failed, top researchers in the field…
Idea from Adam Sandler film used to soothe dementia patients
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Idea from Adam Sandler film used to soothe dementia patients

For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and…
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