Large Alzheimer’s study moves forward despite the pandemic

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Where lots of studies have been halted due to the pandemic, the large study at the the Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders at the University of California, Irvine is moving forward cautiously.

Read the article in our link for today to learn about how they assure the safety of the participants in the study.

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Get your flu shot, avoid Alzheimer’s

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Everyone has their eyes on this year’s flu season, which is predicted to collide with the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

The CDC and other health agencies are already issuing strong recommendations to the public to get their flu shot as early as possible.

In addition to protecting against the flu, flu shots may also have an unexpected benefit: lowering the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

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sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s

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New research seems to suggest that both cause the same brain damage.

A new study confirms links between obstructive sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s disease. Possible reasons for the association include the build up of toxic products due to lack of oxygen.

Equipment to be used for people with sleep apnea

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Alzheimer’s and Immunotherapy

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Immunotherapy is the prevention or treatment of disease with drugs that stimulate an immune response. Scientists are looking for a cure to Alzheimer’s disease that boosts our immune systems. Administering drugs to elicit an immune response works in a similar way to a vaccine and pharmaceutical companies are placing bets on immunotherapy to target Alzheimer’s disease.

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