Alzheimer's drug approved for first time in 20 years in US

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the drug adcanumab to fight Alzheimer's disease. This happened for the first time in 20 years, writes the BBC. The drug, developed by Biogen, will be marketed under the trade name Aduhelm. The drug acts ...

The first test for Alzheimer's disease goes on sale in the US

In the US, a test has begun to diagnose Alzheimer's disease. This blood test can make it much easier for people to determine if they have dementia. What is this test and how to pass it, told the Fox Business edition. Independent experts are wary because key results ...

Bilingualism can save you from Alzheimer's: how knowledge of two languages ​​affects the brain

Knowledge of two or more languages ​​enriches us, allowing us to learn another culture, share our thoughts and understand the world deeper. But these are not all the benefits of bilingualism. As scientists from two Spanish research centers found out - the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) and the University ...

Startling discovery: flu shots lower risk of Alzheimer's

Flu shots can help reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease in old age. This is confirmed by the results of two studies at once, writes the ABC13 edition. If you are avoiding flu shots because you are young and healthy, you have a reason to get them. New research ...

Caring for grandchildren reduces the risk of grandmothers developing Alzheimer's disease - scientists

There is nothing more enjoyable for grandmothers than spending time with their grandchildren. Scientists have found that it is also useful for them. A study by the North American Menopause Society shows that grandmothers who nursed their grandchildren at least 1 day a week ...

New technology can bring back memory for Alzheimer's patients.

Australian scientists have created non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic platelets, which can cause memory loss or cognitive dysfunction in Alzheimer's patients. 75% of the mice in the study were able to regain memory thanks to new technology. Alzheimer's disease ...

Doctors: the main prerequisites for Alzheimer's disease are genetic

A recent study by Californian scientists has shown that genes play a key role when it comes to the occurrence of severe brain diseases such as Alzheimer's. As part of the study, the scientists turned to the case histories of identical twins who suffered from this ailment. Identical twins are known to have ...

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