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Of two proteins found in those with Alzheimer’s disease, one, called tau, proliferates more often in women, and certain younger individuals.
An uncommon gene mutation linked with Alzheimer’s that starts at age 40 is found in several generations of one family in Sweden.
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Alzheimer’s advocates laud the approval of Aduhelm, but experts raise questions about its effectiveness and cost.
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Effects of the body’s response to the coronavirus on the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscle can be particularly devastating.
The flavanol molecules found in cocoa may lead to faster brain recovery, among other things.
Frequent assessments of folks 65 and older may help doctors better identify mild cognitive issues and enable earlier treatment.
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Nourish the noggin
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The largest MRI study to date of people with bipolar disorder reveals new info about how this psychiatric condition affects the brain.
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