Researchers uncover novel mechanism and potential new therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s

Related video Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Health have identified a novel mechanism and potential new therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The findings are published in the current issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation. “Alzheimer’s is such a devastating disease and currently there is no cure or effective therapy,” said Tao Ma, Ph.D., […]

FDA issues warning letters to companies for selling unapproved products that claim to treat Alzheimer’s

Related video The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted 12 warning letters and 5 online advisory letters issued to foreign and domestic companies that are illegally selling more than 58 products, many that are sold as dietary supplements, which are unapproved new drugs and/or misbranded drugs that claim to prevent, treat or cure Alzheimer’s […]

New study aims to investigate lifestyle effects on cognitive function in older adults

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AGS offers ringing endorsement of bipartisan Geriatrics Workforce Improvement Act

Related video The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) today offered a ringing endorsement of the bipartisan Geriatrics Workforce Improvement Act, a proposal in the U.S. Senate to ensure communities across the U.S. have access to health professionals and other critical supports improving care for us all as we age. Introduced by Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and […]