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American Academy of Sleep Medicine Issues Advisory: Insufficient Sleep May Increase Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Tuesday, June 05, 2018—The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has issued a health advisory warning that insufficient or poor sleep may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s diseas…

BrainStorm to Host Phone Discussion of Right to Try Legislation and Stem Cell Therapy June 7th

Friday, June 01, 2018—Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics Inc (New York, NY) will host a phone call on June 7th at 8:15 AM EDT to provide interested parties an opportunity to engage with the company regar…

New Picture-Based Screening Tool for Dementia

Wednesday, May 30, 2018—News of the first picture-based screening tool for cognitive impairment was published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018:published onlin…

Positive Effect of Exercise on Processing Speed, Executive Function, and Global Cognition Scores Confirmed

Wednesday, May 30, 2018—A meta-analysis from investigators Joyce Gomes-Osman, Danylo F. Cabral, Timothy P. Morris, and others was published in the journal Neurology Clinical Practice (published onlin…

New Potential Model to Estimate Lifetime Risk of Alzheimer's Dementia Using Biomarkers For Preclinical Disease

Tuesday, May 22, 2018—According to an article published to in the journal Alzheimer’s and Dementia (Alzheim and Dement. 2018:published online May 22). Researchers from the Department of Biost…

Depression in Older Adults May Be Linked to Memory Loss

Wednesday, May 09, 2018—In a study published in the journal  Neurology, researchers Zeki Al Hazzour, Michelle R. Caunca, Juan Carlos Nobrega, and others showed that depression in older adul…

New Data on Crenezumab and Gantenerumab

Monday, April 16, 2018—At the upcoming American Academy of Neurology (AAN) meeting beginning on April 21st, 2018, new data on investigational monoclonal antibodies against amyloid-ß (Aß)…

Sleep Deprivation Increase Levels of Amyloid Beta in the Brain

Friday, April 13, 2018—Results published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS:published online April 9, 2018) suggest that missing even 1 night of sleep can affect levels of …


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