The costly Alzheimer's drug was approved in June despite recommendations from the agency's outside experts.
"It was pretty troubling that the previous label was so broad and included groups of patients in whom the drug had never been tested," one doctor said.
After a man's diagnosis with Alzheimer's disease, he knew one thing with unwavering certainty—he loved one very special woman.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug to treat Alzheimer's disease in 20 years on Monday, though experts are skeptical of its effectiveness.
A heartwarming TikTok of a woman's grandparents reuniting after more than a year apart has touched millions of viewers.
After a string of demoralizing failures, Alzheimer's researchers now think they're on track to deliver effective treatments. The big question: How soon will they come?
Gates wrote about how important it was to collaborate with his father on the Gates Foundation and how his father set an example of working hard.
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"Robin's Wish" features interviews with people who knew the actor talking about the disease he battled in his last days, Lewy Body Dementia.
Professor Lynn Rosenberg of Boston University School of Public Health said: "Our work suggests that the chronic stress associated with racial discrimination may contribute to racial disparities in cognition and Alzheimer's disease."
Last year, when my mom moved back in with us, she knew who my children were—but she has now forgotten them. The lockdown really seems to have been detrimental to her disease—gone are the days when she remembers who I am.
With all visitors banned from nursing homes in Florida, one women got creative and took a job at the facility so she could see her husband.
Scientists believe the association may be explained by changes in estrogen levels.
The link may be down to the relationship between the digestive and nervous systems, known as the gut-brain axis.
Scientists explored the link between a version of what is known as the APOE gene and COVID-19.
Scientists created a brain-computer interface to observe the "offline" brain replaying neural firing patterns.
The man's caregiver has told him that people are clapping from their windows due to his musical performance.
Sting, Lee Ann Womack, Band of Horses and Sharon Van Etten are some of the other artists who have contributed to a new project by the Alzheimer's Association to help spread awareness through music.
If people don't follow their prescriptions they are less likely to benefit from drugs, which could lead to complications and higher costs later on, one of the authors of the study explained.
Scientists hope their research could one day help people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
The study involved over 30 patients who had their brains scanned by scientists.
Studies in animals and humans indicate fasting could improve cognitive performance, heart health, and symptoms of diabetes and obesity.
The findings could have uses beyond Alzheimer's disease, experts told "Newsweek."
The woman was part of a group of families genetically predisposed to developing Alzheimer's in their forties.
Scientists hope their research will help us understand conditions like dementia.
Clinical trials for the drug were discontinued earlier this year, sending shockwaves through the industry.
Symptoms of dementia, such as aggression, could be eased without medicine according to a study.
Migraines and dementia are among the most common neurological conditions across the world.
Sleep problems can appear in those with Alzheimer's before memory problems show, a scientist told Newsweek.