Alzheimer’s disease

Recreational reading benefit the elderly

Baseball may be America’s favorite pastime recreational reading is more consistently ranked highly. It’s not hard to see why recreational reading is simultaneously engaging and relaxing, and it’s fun to do alone and with friends. A team of researchers at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology has uncovered yet another reason to love […]

Experimental Alzheimer’s medication reduces cognitive deterioration by 27%

1800 Alzheimer’s patients at varying stages participated in the study. There is some good news for Alzheimer’s patients as an experimental treatment has demonstrated great success in delaying the decrease in cognitive and functional abilities by roughly 27%, according to the drug’s manufacturers. Lecanemab, a medicine created by American corporation Biogen and Japanese pharmaceutical company […]

10,000 steps per day may halve the risk of dementia

More than 55 million individuals worldwide are afflicted by dementia, which is also the sixth largest cause of death worldwide. The number of dementia cases is rising along with the percentage of older persons in the population. There is growing evidence that regular exercise is one of the best methods to lower the risk of […]

For older adults with dementia, a new tool may be able to predict mortality risk

Clinicians may be able to reliably forecast death in dementia-afflicted older persons with the aid of a prognosis prediction model. The researchers estimate that 6.5 million Americans age 65 or older have Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia. Financial planning, clinical decisions, the use of long-term care, and other types of decisions for this […]

Psoriasis medication Otezla may aid fat loss in people with psoriatic arthritis

Otezla (apremilast) is a medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treating plaque psoriasis. In a recent study, scientists say they found the drug may also help people with psoriasis reduce body fat, potentially improving their cardiovascular health. Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania measured changes in 70 […]

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