Posts Tagged ‘people with mild cognitive impairment’

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Studies: Alzheimer’s Drug May Stabilize Brain Plaque

An experimental drug that failed to stop mental decline in Alzheimer’s patients also signaled potential benefit that suggests it might help if given earlier, fuller results of two major studies show. Some patients on the drug had stable levels of brain plaque and less evidence of nerve damage compared to others who were given a dummy treatment, researchers reported […]

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Those With Low BMI Show Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease

The middle-aged in the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s disease are more likely to have lower body mass index, U.S. researchers found. Study author Dr. Jeffrey M. Burns of the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City said the findings challenge the research that showed people who are overweight in middle age are more […]