Lecanemab (sold under the brand name Leqembi) helps reduce amyloid plaques in the brain, which are hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease. Prevention’s recent article, “All About Lecanemab, the New FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Drug,” reports that the drug was approved in January under the FDA’s Accelerated Approval pathway. This process allows the organization to approve drugs for serious…
A critical item is often missing from back-to-school college checklists — and it could be far more valuable than anything else your student takes to school this fall: signed legal documents.
As they get older, many — even most — Americans prefer to remain in their own homes as long as they can, AKA “age in place.” However, to do that, many will need to make their residences safer and easier to navigate, by making home modifications.
The FDA has approved brexpiprazole (Rexulti) opens in a new tab or window for agitation associated with Alzheimer’s disease dementia, the agency announced on Thursday.
Without proper planning, the individual with dementia and their family may struggle to cover the costs associated with their care and may face financial stress and uncertainty.
New fathers actively engaged in their children’s lives understand their responsibility to plan for the future. While the idea of parents dying and leaving young children without loving parents is unimaginable, it does happen.
Scientists have developed a ‘smart patch’ device they claim can detect neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, within minutes.
Memory decline was slower for older adults who had a healthy lifestyle, even for people with high genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease, data from a Chinese study showed.
Here are seven habits that can boost your brain health in your 50s and beyond.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed an executive order in the Rose Garden that issues more than 50 directives across nearly every Cabinet-level agency in an effort to expand access to long-term care and childcare.