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How hearing loss treatment can help Alzheimer's patients

In patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, the brain is attacked and everyday functions become impossible or extremely difficult. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, a startling 5.7 million people in the United States suffer from Alzheimer’s and other dementia diseases, costing the nation about $ 277 billion in 2018. Despite awareness and research into… Read More »

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's may be treated with diabetes drugs

A new study finds that people with Alzheimer’s disease who also took antidiabetes medication exhibited fewer molecular markers of the neurological condition. These findings could inform future Alzheimer’s treatments. A study examined the molecular pathways of brain tissue and the cells that line the inside of blood vessels in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s… Read More »

Biogen/Eisai Alzheimer's data suggests treatment effect related to drug

(Reuters) – Biogen and partner Eisai Co Ltd said data from their experimental Alzheimer’s drug suggested that the treatment effect for the highest dose was related to the drug, and not to an imbalance of patients in the treatment groups. FILE PHOTO: A sign marks a Biogen facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. January 26, 2017.… Read More »