Data from sources like the U.S. Census Bureau shows in no uncertain terms that the U.S. population has grown older over the prior two decades.
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…
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.
Scientists have developed a ‘smart patch’ device they claim can detect neurodegenerative diseases, like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, within minutes.
Here are some common medical problems that can be mistaken for dementia.
If your cholesterol or blood sugar levels are not where they should be — beginning as early as age 35 — you might be at higher risk for being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease later in life, according to a recent study.
Here are seven habits that can boost your brain health in your 50s and beyond.
Premature cardiovascular disease (CVD) was associated with accelerated decline in cognition and white matter health in midlife, a large prospective cohort study showed.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has agreed to cover a new biologic treatment for some veteran patients with Alzheimer’s disease, according to an announcement Monday from the manufacturer.
Families and their loved ones with dementia need to start advance care planning after receiving a diagnosis of dementia. Medical experts and attorneys can help your loved one to be involved in their care planning.