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Stigma curbing participation in Alzheimer's studies-6338

Stigma curbing participation in Alzheimer's studies

Stigma associated with Alzheimer's disease may be an obstacle to seeking information about one's risk of developing the disease and to participating in clinical studies of potential therapies, according to a U.S. national survey of beliefs, attitudes and expectations often associated with Alzheimer's.

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Physically fit women less likely to develop dementia-6299

Physically fit women less likely to develop dementia

Highly fit middle-aged women were nearly 90% less likely to develop dementia decades later compared with women who were moderately fit, according to a study in Sweden.

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Risky sedatives still being prescribed to adults 65+-6277

Risky sedatives still being prescribed to adults 65+

Efforts to discourage benzodiazepine use in adults over age 65 in the US, Canada and Australia are working, but many prescriptions are still being written, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.

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New AAN guideline: exercise to boost memory, thinking-6196

New AAN guideline: exercise to boost memory, thinking

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has updated its practice guideline for people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and now says that clinicians should recommend twice-weekly exercise to improve memory and cognition.

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Dementia caregivers face challenges, benefits-6170

Dementia caregivers face challenges, benefits

The strain of providing care for someone with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia comes through in the latest results from the National Poll on Healthy Aging, with 78% saying caregiving was stressful.

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One type of brain training may reduce dementia risk-6168

One type of brain training may reduce dementia risk

Cognitive training to improve the brain's processing speed has been shown to provide benefits up to 10 years later, according to Indiana University School of Medicine researchers.

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