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Lack of Sleep Common for Dementia Caregivers

More than 90 percent of people caring for a family member with dementia experience poor sleep, according to new research by the University at Buffalo School of Nursing. The study found that most participants got less than...

Antihypertensive Therapy May Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Antihypertensive therapy to lower elevated blood pressure (BP) decreases the risk for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in older adults, and the benefits may be gained by several different drug classes, new research shows. Debate...

Women Who Exercise Regularly Have a Lower Risk of Dementia

The Alzheimer’s Association estimated the direct cost to American society of Alzheimer’s and other dementias to be $259 billion in 2017. Because of the increasing number of older individuals being diagnosed, there is an ever-increasing need for ways to treat and lower risk of dementia. A...

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