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High-risk patients fared best in lifestyle intervention trial for cognitive decline

BARCELONA – New, unpublished data from the FINGER multimodal lifestyle intervention study indicates that targeting nutrition, exercise, and metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors boosted overall cognitive performance, memory, and executive function to the greatest extent in elderly people at risk of cognitive decline who carried the apolipoprotein E–epsilon 4 allele. “The findings were especially clear …

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Neurogranin Levels in Cerebrospinal Fluid – A New Addition to the Alzheimer Disease Diagnostic Toolbox

Recent biomarker studies suggest that the pathological changes of Alzheimer disease (AD) start with Aβ deposition as early as 20 to 30 years prior to symptom onset,1 a window of time that holds promise for therapeutic intervention to reverse or slow down the disease. Aβ deposition is believed to be followed by tangle pathology and …

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