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Testing a new drug to reduce anxiety and agitation in people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia

A person with Alzheimer's often feels anxious or upset easily. They might be restless, unable to sleep or pace back and forth. These problems, called agitation, can keep them from a normal day-and-night routine and might become harmful for your loved one or their caregivers.

Can FDA-approved medication that treats...

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Testing a new drug to prevent Alzheimer's disease and dementia

Do any of your friends, family, or loved ones have problems remembering or have developed Alzheimer’s disease? The USC Alzheimer Disease Research Center is testing how well a drug may help to prevent the loss of memory. The research team is looking for volunteers (ages 60 to 75) who do...

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Diabetes Brain Study: Un estudio para comprender mejor la conexión entre la diabetes y la salud del cerebro

La enfermedad de Alzheimer es una enfermedad cerebral que afecta la memoria, el pensamiento y el comportamiento, y causa una pérdida de memoria grave con el tiempo, conocida como demencia. La diabetes aumenta el riesgo de Alzheimer's y demencias relacionadas. Los latinos tienen un mayor riesgo de diabetes y enfermedad de Alzheimer,...

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Tracking the Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease using the APT Webstudy

The Alzheimer Prevention Trials (APT) Webstudy is designed to accelerate enrollment into Alzheimer’s clinical trials by identifying and tracking individuals online, who may be at higher risk for developing Alzheimer’s. The Alzheimer’s Association estimates that 5.5 million Americans age 65 and older are currently living with Alzheimer’s dementia. It’s believed...