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The FDA approved a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s, but Medicare...

Andrew Williams, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Medicare finalized its decision to restrict its coverage of Aduhelm, Biogen’s new...

Longer naps in the day may be an early sign of...

Yue Leng, University of California, San Francisco Doctors often recommend “power naps” as a way to compensate for a...

Home for the holidays and worried about an older relative? Make...

Laurie Archbald-Pannone, University of Virginia With the second holiday season of the pandemic upon us, many people will have...

On 50th anniversary of Attica uprising, 4 essential reads on prisoners’...

Matt Williams, The Conversation On Sept. 9, 1971, nearly 1,300 incarcerated men at Attica Correctional Facility in New York...

Air pollution may contribute to Alzheimer’s and dementia risk – here’s...

Jiu-Chiuan Chen, University of Southern California Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It slowly destroys memory, thinking and behaviors, and eventually the...

Low blood pressure could be a culprit in dementia, studies suggest

Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New York Decline in brain function often occurs as people age. People often worry that declining brain function...

Webcams in nursing home rooms may deter elder abuse – but...

Clara Berridge, University of Washington and Karen Levy, Cornell University Mary Ann Papp’s daughter Lisa was worried about her 75-year-old mother. A foot infection seemed to...

An unexpected pathway to treating neurodegenerative diseases

Kenneth S. Kosik, University of California, Santa Barbara Scientific success stories can sometimes occur when therapies being studied for one disease can be used to...

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