Eating these simple foods may slow Alzheimer’s by a third

Eating these simple foods may slow Alzheimer’s by a third

Biogen’s new Alzheimer’s drug lecanemab has gotten the headlines recently. But it’s not the only good news on the dementia front. Far from it. Some might even say we’re making as much progress, or more, outside the drug labs as inside. I’ve already written about the power of walking, crosswords, and meditation to lower your…

This one simple habit can cut your risk of dementia

This one simple habit can cut your risk of dementia

I recently wrote about things we can do to protect our finances in the event we suffer cognitive decline. This may not be anybody’s favorite subject, but it’s an important one.  Many of us have firsthand experience with the ravages of dementia. It can upend a carefully crafted retirement plan and necessitate costly medical care. Like many of my…

Here’s one thing mindfulness and exercise don’t help, new research says

Here’s one thing mindfulness and exercise don’t help, new research says

Mindfulness and exercise might improve your mood, help you sleep better, lower your blood pressure and reduce anxiety, but they don’t offer help for significantly improving cognitive function in older adults. A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that mindfulness training, exercise or both offered no help for significantly…

What to know about the Alzheimer’s drug data coming out this week

What to know about the Alzheimer’s drug data coming out this week

Eisai 4523, -6.22% plans to share additional data about the Alzheimer’s disease treatment it’s developing with Biogen Inc. BIIB, -4.34% at an eagerly anticipated presentation this week.  The Japanese drugmaker is set to present the findings from a Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating lecanemab as a treatment for people with early Alzheimer’s disease on Tuesday…

Actor Chris Hemsworth announces he’s taking ‘time off’ acting days after revealing he has high risk of developing Alzheimer’s.

Actor Chris Hemsworth announces he’s taking ‘time off’ acting days after revealing he has high risk of developing Alzheimer’s.

Chris Hemsworth has revealed he will be taking a break from acting to spend time with his family days after revealing that he has high risk of developing Alzheimer’s.   The Thor star, 39, told Vanity Fair, he has decided to take ‘time off’ after filming a confronting episode about death on his new Disney+ docu-series Limitless.   ‘Doing an…