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7 11, 2017

Chimpanzees Are First Animal Shown to Develop Telltale Markers of Alzheimer’s Disease

By |2019-07-12T07:56:51+00:00November 7th, 2017|Research|0 Comments

  Brain analysis revealed protein plaques and tangles, but whether the animals develop dementia is unclear. Aged chimpanzees develop brain characteristics that are similar — but not identical — to those seen in [...]

13 04, 2016

Possible New Link Between Alzheimer’s disease & diabetes

By |2019-07-12T07:57:59+00:00April 13th, 2016|Research|0 Comments

Several epidemiological studies support the hypothesis that diabetes increases a person's risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. However, new research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published in the journal Alzheimer's [...]

12 04, 2015

Researchers Warn About Over Prescription of Psych Meds For Dementia

By |2019-07-12T07:58:22+00:00April 12th, 2015|Health, Medication|0 Comments

  A recent report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office addresses the bombastic overuse of anti-psychotic medication for suppressing behavior problems in dementia patients. The report finds that one-third of elders with dementia [...]

26 01, 2015

Alzheimer’s drug linked to rare but serious side effects

By |2019-07-12T07:58:29+00:00January 26th, 2015|Medication|1 Comment

  Two rare but serious side effects have been added to the prescribing information for the Alzheimer’s drug donepezil, Health Canada said Wednesday. The prescription medication has been linked to a muscle breakdown [...]

26 01, 2015

Minding our Elders: When late-stage dementia patients cannot articulate pain

By |2019-07-12T07:58:30+00:00January 26th, 2015|Research|0 Comments

  DEAR CAROL: My mom is in late-stage dementia. According to the doctor she would be expected to sleep quite a bit, which she does. She’s on a strong opioid pain patch but [...]