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Beyond Solanezumab: Q&A With Ronald Petersen, MD, PhD

Beyond Solanezumab: Q&A With Ronald Petersen, MD, PhD

Ronald Petersen, MD, PhD, discusses the implications of Eli Lilly's failed solanezumab trial on the future of Alzheimer's disease research.

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Neurodegenerative Diseases Beyond Solanezumab: Q&A With Ronald Petersen, MD, PhD

Beyond Solanezumab: Q&A With Ronald Petersen, MD, PhD

Ronald Petersen, MD, PhD, discusses the implications of Eli Lilly's failed solanezumab trial on the future of Alzheimer's disease research.

Traumatic Brain Injury Concussions May Accelerate Alzheimer's in At-Risk Populations

Concussions May Accelerate Alzheimer's in At-Risk Populations

In people who are genetically at-risk for Alzheimer's, concussions appear to accelerate brain changes associated with the disease.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Alzheimer's Pathologies in Synucleinopathies Indicates Dementia Course

Alzheimer's Pathologies in Synucleinopathies Indicates Dementia Course

Increasing severity of AD pathology inversely correlated to decreases in time from motor symptoms to dementia onset and death.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Estradiol Hormone Therapy May Reduce Mortality in Vascular Dementia

Estradiol Hormone Therapy May Reduce Mortality in Vascular Dementia

Hormone therapy may reduce risk for death from vascular dementia in older women.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Alzheimer's-Related Amyloid Found in the Heart

Alzheimer's-Related Amyloid Found in the Heart

Amyloid beta protein accumulation was present in the hearts of patients with Alzheimer's disease.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Treatment Guidance for Sleep Disorders in Dementia Lacking

Treatment Guidance for Sleep Disorders in Dementia Lacking

There is a clear lack of evidence in the pharmacologic guidance of sleep problems in dementia.

Neurodegenerative Diseases Amyloid Deposits in Alzheimer's Also Affect Heart Health

Amyloid Deposits in Alzheimer's Also Affect Heart Health

Patients with Alzheimer's disease tended to have increased thickness in the wall of their left ventricle.

Neurodegenerative Diseases New Data: Causal Link Between Vitamin D, Alzheimer's Risk

New Data: Causal Link Between Vitamin D, Alzheimer's Risk

The present findings, in combination with those from prior observational research, provide a solid rationale for further randomized trials.

Neurodegenerative Diseases No Benefit for Occupational Therapy in Alzheimer's Disease

No Benefit for Occupational Therapy in Alzheimer's Disease

There seems to be no effect on everyday functioning.

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