Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Exercise may lessen fall risk for older adults with Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a brain disease that causes changes that kill brain cells. AD is a type of dementia, which causes memory loss and problems with thinking and making decisions. People with AD and other forms of ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Anxiety: An early indicator of Alzheimer's disease?

A new study suggests an association between elevated amyloid beta levels and the worsening of anxiety symptoms. The findings support the hypothesis that neuropsychiatric symptoms could represent the early manifestation of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chronic Lyme disease treatments tied to serious adverse effects

(HealthDay)—Serious bacterial infections have been documented during treatment for chronic Lyme disease, according to research published in the June 16 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity ...

Immunology

A surprising new link between inflammation and mental illness

Up to 75 percent of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus—an incurable autoimmune disease commonly known as lupus—experience neuropsychiatric symptoms. But so far, our understanding of the mechanisms underlying lupus' ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Study finds Alzheimer's manifests differently in Hispanics

Certain symptoms associated with the development of Alzheimer's disease, including agitation and depression, affect Hispanics more frequently and severely than other ethnicities. The findings, published in the Journal of ...

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