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Arthritis drug shown to slow Alzheimer’s down


A drug that is commonly used for arthritis has been shown to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s.

New analysis shows B vitamins have no benefit for memory


Reports in the news today suggest that B vitamins are unlikely to help prevent memory loss in old age.

Making several lifestyle changes improves memory and thinking in older adults


Researchers in Finland have determined that making many simultaneous lifestyle changes can help to improve memory and thinking skills in older adults who are deemed ‘at risk’ of developing dementia.

START therapy reduces anxiety and depression in dementia carers


A new study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2014 shows that eight sessions of psychological therapy can help reduce anxiety and depression in people caring for a family member with dementia.

New brain scan to pick up early memory loss


Work presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2014 suggests that build-up of a protein called tau in the brain, known to be a hallmark of Alzheimer’s, is associated with worsening memory score tests over time in healthy individuals.

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