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Alzheimer's Disease

May 16, 2019

Decreased scam awareness among older adults may be a warning sign of future cognitive decline or dementia, according to researchers with the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

February 6, 2019

A study led by researchers from Rush University Medical Center has found that education does not play a role in when the dementia starts or how fast it progresses.

January 16, 2019

Older adults who move more than average may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills than people who are less active than average, a study has found.

January 3, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, a diet created by researchers at Rush has been ranked among the top five diets in multiple categories by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Diets” list. 

July 11, 2018

Older people who have higher blood pressure may have more signs of brain disease, specifically brain lesions, according to a study published in Neurology

July 2, 2018

A regimen of low-dose aspirin potentially may reduce plaques in the brain, which will reduce Alzheimer’s disease pathology and protect memory, according to neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center.

May 25, 2018

A research team has created a map of the molecular network in the aging brain and used it to identify two new Alzheimer’s disease target genes.

April 23, 2018

The director of the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center has received the highest honor in dementia research and envisions a solution to the disease.

March 6, 2018

Dr. David Bennett has been awarded the 2018 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation.

February 13, 2018

Higher levels of lifestyle physical activity are associated with more gray matter in older adults’ brains, a study by researchers at Rush found.