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Biogen/Eisai Alzheimer's drug cuts cognitive decline 30 percent: study

Biogen/Eisai Alzheimer’s Drug Cuts Cognitive Decline 30 Percent: Study

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) Biogen Inc and partner Eisai Co Ltd said patients with early-stage Alzheimer's disease treated with their experimental drug BAN2401 experienced...
A man has his blood pressure checked at the Remote Area Medical Clinic in Wise, Virginia

Lowering Blood Pressure Cuts Risk of Memory Decline: U.S. Study

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) Aggressively lowering blood pressure significantly reduced the risk of mild cognitive impairment and dementia among hypertension patients in a large...
The logo of Eisai Co Ltd is displayed at the company headquarters in Tokyo

Biogen, Eisai’s Alzheimer’s Drug Succeeds in Mid-Stage Trial, Shares Soar

(Reuters) Japanese drugmaker Eisai Co and Biogen Inc said that the final analysis of a mid-stage trial of their Alzheimer's drug showed positive results...
Mild brain injuries tied to increased dementia risk

Mild Brain Injuries Tied to Increased Dementia Risk

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) People who have a mild traumatic brain injury - even without loss of consciousness - may be more than twice as...
Anxiety in middle age linked to dementia later

Anxiety in Middle Age Linked to Dementia Later

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) People with moderate to severe anxiety in middle age may be more likely to develop dementia as they get older, a...
Katrina Brooke, aged 73, interacts with ÔBiscuitÕ the robotic dog at Templeman House Residential and Dementia Care Home in Bournemouth

Robot Dog Lends a Helping Paw to Dementia Sufferers

BOURNEMOUTH, England (Reuters) Among Ron Grantham's happiest memories are the days he spent fly-fishing with his beloved dog, Spot. Now those memories are being...