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Biogen Alzheimer’s drug and the battle over dementia treatment of the future

Aduhelm by Biogen Source: Biogen The FDA’s approval of Biogen‘s Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm was a landmark moment in the life of Dr. Paul Aisen. The director of the Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute at USC has spent the past three decades focused on treating the neurodegenerative disease, and in recent years helped shepherd this particular drug… Read More »

Lots of deep sleep can delay onset of dementia because brain ‘washes itself’

Getting a good night’s sleep can delay the onset of dementia later in life, scientists have discovered. How people slumber can be used as a “crystal ball” to predict if they will be hit by Alzheimer’s disease in the future, according to the researchers. Plenty of deep sleep was found to best delay the onset… Read More »

A ‘feeling’ for dementia? New findings on subjectively perceived memory problems

A research team led by the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) concludes that personal perception can be an important indicator for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. In a new study involving 449 older adults, published in Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, the scientists report that individuals with subjectively… Read More »

What sleep aids cause dementia

Seniors with Alzheimer’s and other dementias are likely to be affected by any of these factors that change sleep in older adults, share your suggestions with us in the comments below. Copyright 2019 A Place for Mom, do you usually have trouble falling back asleep? And some information about commonly tried medications for what problem.… Read More »