Pharmacytimes:Condition Center: Alzheimer's Disease http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/alzheimers_disease/condition-rss Alzheimer's Disease en-us Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:41:11 EDT Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:41:11 EDT Statins Do Not Appear to Boost Risk of Cognitive Impairmenthttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Statins-Do-Not-Appear-to-Boost-Risk-of-Cognitive-ImpairmentA systematic review of previous studies finds no evidence of decreased cognitive function associated with statin use.Mon, 02 Dec 2013 09:17:01 ESTCancer Linked to Decreased Risk of Alzheimer’shttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Cancer-Linked-to-Decreased-Risk-of-AlzheimersA pair of recent studies finds that those with a history of cancer have up to a 51% reduced risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.Wed, 21 Aug 2013 09:00:34 EDTHigh Blood Sugar Levels Could Contribute to Alzheimer’shttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/High-Blood-Sugar-Levels-Could-Contribute-to-AlzheimersA study suggests that serum glucose levels that are elevated but not high enough to diagnose diabetes may indicate an elevated risk for Alzheimer’s disease.Fri, 07 Jun 2013 04:20:15 EDTResearchers Discover Clues to Link Between Cholesterol and Alzheimer’s Diseasehttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Researchers-Discover-Clues-to-Link-Between-Cholesterol-and-Alzheimers-DiseaseThe finding that cholesterol can cause chromosomal aberrations common to Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome may help lead to new therapies.Thu, 02 May 2013 09:46:01 EDTPoor Sleep Patterns May Signal Alzheimer’shttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Poor-Sleep-Patterns-May-Signal-AlzheimersPatients in an ongoing study on memory and aging with preclinical Alzheimer’s disease were more likely to have low sleep efficiency and to nap frequently.Thu, 04 Apr 2013 10:01:01 EDTAlzheimer’s Patient Population Projected to Triple by 2050http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Alzheimers-Patient-Population-Projected-to-Triple-by-2050Researchers who drew on dementia assessments of more than 10,000 aging patients and census data concluded that in 2050 there will be 13.8 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease.Fri, 08 Mar 2013 10:27:01 ESTPotential Alzheimer's Vaccine Shows Early Promisehttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Potential-Alzheimers-Vaccine-Shows-Early-PromiseRegular injections of monophosphoryl lipid A, a vaccine adjuvant, reduced cerebral amyloid beta in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease by up to 80%.Wed, 06 Feb 2013 09:26:15 ESTRepurposing a Cancer Drug for Alzheimer’s? Not Just Yethttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Repurposing-a-Cancer-Drug-for-Alzheimers-Not-Just-YetThe cancer drug bexarotene (Targretin) has shown dramatic effects on Alzheimer’s-like symptoms in a mouse model, but it is too early to prescribe it for humans with Alzheimer’s.Mon, 21 Jan 2013 03:13:38 ESTHormone Replacement Therapy May Reduce Alzheimer's Riskhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Hormone-Replacement-Therapy-May-Reduce-Alzheimers-RiskA new study indicates that starting HRT within 5 years of the onset of menopause is key to producing a neuroprotective effect.Thu, 01 Nov 2012 03:29:01 EDTSolanezumab: Missed Endpoints, Some Hope Regardlesshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Solanezumab-Missed-Endpoints-Some-Hope-RegardlessEli Lilly’s investigational monoclonal antibody failed to reach its primary endpoints, but it was associated with a significant slowing of cognitive decline in patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease.Mon, 17 Sep 2012 11:15:36 EDTAlzheimer's Drugs Little Used, Unevenly Effective, Study Findshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Alzheimers-Drugs-Little-Used-Unevenly-Effective-Study-FindsFDA-approved medications for Alzheimer's disease are not widely used, but show particular promise for female patients.Fri, 13 Apr 2012 09:47:27 EDTMystery of Tau Tangle Spread in Alzheimer's Unraveledhttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Mystery-of-Tau-Tangle-Spread-in-Alzheimers-UnraveledNew treatments for Alzheimer’s disease could spring from the discovery of how tau protein tangles spread through the brain.Thu, 22 Mar 2012 05:00:00 EDTAlzheimer's Disease: Associated Behaviorshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Alzheimers-Disease-Associated-BehaviorsThu, 22 Dec 2011 12:02:41 ESTMemory Medication for Alzheimer's Patientshttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Memory-Medication-for-Alzheimers-PatientsThu, 22 Dec 2011 12:00:32 ESTCaregiving Tips for Alzheimer's Diseasehttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Caregiving-Tips-for-Alzheimers-DiseaseThu, 22 Dec 2011 11:58:10 ESTThe Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer'shttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/The-Forgetting-A-Portrait-of-AlzheimersThu, 22 Dec 2011 11:56:43 ESTAlzheimer's Diseasehttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Alzheimers-DiseaseThu, 22 Dec 2011 11:55:16 ESTThe Connection Between Insulin and Alzheimer'shttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/The-Connection-Between-Insulin-and-AlzheimersThu, 22 Dec 2011 11:53:23 ESTSlowing the Mental Decline of Alzheimer'shttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/podcasts/Slowing-the-Mental-Decline-of-AlzheimersThu, 22 Dec 2011 11:19:15 ESTInside the Brain: Unraveling the Mystery of Alzheimer's Diseasehttp://www.pharmacytimes.com/videos/Inside-the-Brain-Unraveling-the-Mystery-of-Alzheimers-DiseaseThu, 22 Dec 2011 11:14:05 EST