Alzheimer’s Disease And Dementia

Increased Dementia Risk in Older Adults With Down Syndrome

Increased Dementia Risk in Older Adults With Down Syndrome

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Nearly all older adults with Down syndrome now have dementia when they die, making this a vital population to study disease progression, modifying factors, and potential treatments.

Racial Differences ID'd in Some Biomarkers of Alzheimer Disease

Racial Differences ID'd in Some Biomarkers of Alzheimer Disease

Certain molecular biomarkers for Alzheimer disease differ with race.

Young Fresh Frozen Plasma Infusion Safe, Feasible in Alzheimer Disease

Young Fresh Frozen Plasma Infusion Safe, Feasible in Alzheimer Disease

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Researchers examined the safety, tolerability, and feasibility of young plasma infusion in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer disease dementia in an Alzheimer's symptom amelioration study.

Cognitive Decline Worsens With Memantine, ChEIs in Patients With Alzheimer's

Cognitive Decline Worsens With Memantine, ChEIs in Patients With Alzheimer's

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The concomitant use of cholinesterase inhibitors or memantine was associated with an increased rate of cognitive decline in clinical trials of patients with Alzheimer disease.

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