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The analysis found that dementia was the primary cause for nearly 262,000 deaths in 2017, nearly half from Alzheimer’s disease. That’s up from about 84,000 deaths attributed to dementia in 2000. Source: NEW FEED [...]
Thu, Mar 14, 2019
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The study found that women taking hormone replacement therapy had a 9 percent to 17 percent higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. In women who began taking hormone therapy before age 60, this increased risk was tied to use of... [...]
Thu, Mar 07, 2019
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As Alzheimer’ progresses, amyloid beta proteins build up in parts of the brain. They clump together to form hardened plaques that disrupt the way the brain functions. Source: NEW FEED [...]
Thu, Mar 07, 2019
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It isn’t clear if sleep apnea causes the buildup of protein tangles in the brain that are a sign of Alzheimer’s, or if the increased protein helps cause the apnea, the researchers said. Source: NEW FEED [...]
Sun, Mar 03, 2019
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