3 FDA Advisory Panel Members Resign Over Agency’s Approval of Alzheimer's Drug From Biogen

3 FDA Advisory Panel Members Resign Over Agency’s Approval of Alzheimer's Drug From Biogen

Three members of an independent panel that advised the U.S. FDA on nervous system drugs had resigned after the agency approved an Alzheimer's drug from Biogen.
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Tiny Air Pollution Particles in Young Mexican Brains Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

Scientists found particles in the brain stems which come from air pollution. They also discovered signs of molecular damage which is similar to that which leads to Alzheimer's Disease.

Living in Urban Raises Risks of Alzheimer's, Says Research

Living in urban areas raises the risk of developing neurological diseases, according to recent studies.
Rhodes Island’s Medical Industry Players Works Cooperatively to Identify a Way to Detect Alzheimer’s disease on Earlier Stage

Eye Exam May Detect Alzheimer’s at an Earlier Stage

The detection of Alzheimer's disease in its early stages is being researched by Rhodes Island's Medical Industry.
New study found that drinking coffee reduces Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

Drinking Coffee Reduces Dementia Risks, New Study Shows

New study found that drinking coffee reduces Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.
Study says that Deep Sleep helps prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other heart illnesses

Deep Sleep May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Shows

According to research, deep sleep helps prevent Alzheimer's disease and other heart diseases.
Lifestyle Changes Improve Cognition and Help People who are at risk with Alzheimer

Lifestyle Changes Improve Cognition and Help People at Risk with Alzheimer

Research shows that lifestyle change can significantly help people at risk with Alzheimer.

SALUD: Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease Among Hispanics and Latinos

Hector M. González, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Michigan State University, recently received a $5.67 million grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to fuel a study to find very early signs of Alzheimer's disease among middle-age and older Latinos.

SALUD: Alzheimer's Disease and Its Impact on the Latino Community

Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's disease, which is the only top ten leading cause of death in the U.S. that presently cannot be prevented, cured or slowed. Just as unfortunate, the disease and other dementias disproportionately affect older African-Americans and Hispanics.
 Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease Could Affect 1.3 Million Latinos by 2050

While the Latino older population is expected to triple by 2050, health experts are projecting that Latinos are disproportionately represented in the older age groups most at risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Sports Concussion Summit

White House Holds Summit on Sports Concussions

Opening up a daylong summit at the White House on Thursday regarding youth concussions in sports, President Barack Obama said more research should be done into the topic to find the long-term impacts it has on the nation's youth.
Seth Rogen's Gives Speech on Alzheimer's Disease

Seth Rogen Tesitifies for Alzheimers At Senate, Blasts Senators for Leaving Speech Early [WATCH]

Actor and comedian Seth Rogen gave an interview with CNN where he called out senators who chose not to attend his speech on Alzheimer's disease.
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Pat Summitt Plaza & Statue: Legendary University of Tennessee Women's Basketball Coach Honored

The University of Tennessee will be honoring legendary coach Pat Summitt by dedicating a plaza to her name and placing a statue of her created by famous artist and sculptor David Adickes
Peanut Butter test

Peanut Butter May Help Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease

There is now an inexpensive and fairly easy way to help identify individuals who might be suffering from Alzheimer’s disease!
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