OSN's top news of the week
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Retinal alterations noted in preclinical Alzheimer's disease
Subjects with preclinical Alzheimer's disease had a larger foveal avascular zone and decreased inner foveal thickness compared with subjects without preclinical Alzheimer's disease.
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Blood Pressure Med Might Help Fight Alzheimer's
Researchers don't know whether the finding related to the drug nilvadipine can translate into any benefits for patients. But future studies should look into that possibility...
Blood Pressure Drug Found Useful for Alzheimer's Disease
Hypertension drug may hold promise for Alzheimer's disease, according to Hypertension journal report.
Exercise linked to a decreased likelihood of age-related dementia and memory...
The findings of a recent animal study may offer new hope to millions of people who have Alzheimer's disease. The Harvard-led effort reports that physical exercise could improve...
Is sleep the secret to early Alzheimer's diagnosis?
Changes to two kinds of sleep brain waves that tend to occur with age predict the build up of tau tangles and beta-amyloid plaques -harbingers of Alzheimer's - a new UC...
Gut Microbes Eat Our Medication: Study
How microbes consume levodopa, the primary treatment for Parkinson's disease has been revealed.
Prostate Cancer and Race
How much does infamous Tuskegee Experiment still loom over care for African Americans?
Antioxidant protecting the brain linked to deterioration in areas...
New research may explain why an antioxidant that protects the brain is also associated with deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer's disease.
A 'health number' that could tell about prostate disease
When it comes to staying on top of your health, doctors often tell you how important it is to "know your numbers." Blood pressure, cholesterol and body mass index can tell you...
Summer Recipe Idea: Modern Asian Comfort Food from Tokyo to Texas
Try the Yume Dog!
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Awards Nearly $1.9 Million to Support Healthy Aging
Tufts Health Plan Foundation today announced new community investments reflecting a commitment to a community approach for making our cities and towns great places to grow up...