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June 20, 2014
Research indicates that Alzheimer’s contributes to nearly as many U.S. deaths as heart disease or cancer.
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February 15, 2012
Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are conducting an early phase clinical trial of a novel drug therapy for patients with dementia due to...
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March 21, 2012
A new study published in the March 21 issue of Neurology suggests that older adults who are hospitalized may have an increased risk of subsequent...
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April 4, 2012
Two new studies suggest that a person’s memory declines at a faster rate in the last two-and-a-half years of life than at any other time after memory...
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April 18, 2012
Daily physical activity may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline, even in people over the age of 80, according to a new study...
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May 7, 2012
Greater purpose in life may help stave off the harmful effects of plaques and tangles associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study...
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September 19, 2012
The results from a new study by neurological researchers from the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center suggest that people who were emotionally neglected...
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November 26, 2012
Mental activities like reading and writing can preserve structural integrity in the brains of older people.
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December 10, 2012
People who sometimes went hungry as children had slower cognitive decline once they were elderly compared to people who always had enough food to eat...
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February 6, 2013
A new study from Rush University Medical Center draws attention to an urgent need for more research, treatments and preventive strategies to reduce...