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Want Better Brain Health? Study Says to Start Exercising Now

In the United States alone, more than 1 million cases of Alzheimer's may be due to physical inactivity. A new study adds to the evidence that exercise is good for your brain health and can affect your risk for dementia. READ MORE

Is There a Link Between Aluminum and Alzheimer’s?

Aluminum is in drinking water, antiperspirants, antacids, and much more—can it increase your risk for dementia?

Healthy Lifestyle Changes May Benefit Cognition in Older People with APOE4

Lifestyle interventions improved cognitive functions in people with APOE4, according to a study in JAMA Neurology.

Can Alzheimer’s Begin in Our 20s?

A study suggests that the accumulation of toxic, misfolded beta-amyloid proteins in the brain may begin decades earlier than believed.

Is That Supplement Safe to Take With Your Medications?

Check how your medications and supplements may interact with each other with these online resources.

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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