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Is That Supplement Safe to Take With Your Medications?

You probably check the interactions between your medications, but did you know you should do the same with supplements? These online resources allow you to check how drugs and supplements may interact with each other. READ MORE

Brain Training Can Reduce Dementia Risk

A randomized clinical trial showed a type of brain training reduced dementia risk among older adults.

New Prevention Trials Aim to Stop Alzheimer’s

Because of new diagnostic tools and results from large studies, researchers have made significant strides in improving clinical trials in Alzheimer's.

Promise in Off-Label Drugs for Alzheimer’s

A drug may be approved for one disease, but have benefits for treating another.

Are Dietary Supplements Safe?

A new study reported a 50% increase in the number of calls to poison control centers about dietary supplements.

Nine Lifestyle Factors May Lower Your Alzheimer’s Risk

New research suggests that a third of dementia cases may be preventable.

Can Overactive Bladder Medication Harm Your Cognitive Health?

Oxybutynin, one of the most popular medications for overactive bladder, may harm brain health.

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Poor Sleep May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk

A recent study suggests that poor sleep quality is associated with increased markers of Alzheimer's disease.

Does Chronic Pain Increase Dementia Risk?

A recent study suggests that chronic pain is associated with faster memory decline and increased dementia risk.

New Study Says Even Light Drinking Can Harm Your Brain

Previous research has suggested that light drinking could protect the brain, but this study found no benefits.

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