The analysis of data from more than 1,600 adults in the Dallas Heart Study showed that alcohol use and diabetes were associated with smaller total brain volume. Smoking and obesity, meanwhile, were associated with reduced volume in the posterior cingulate cortex, which is involved with memory retrieval, and emotional and social behavior.
Interim results from a safety study of aducanumab in people with very early stage Alzheimer's, show the drug reduces the amount of the amyloid plaques in the brain
The traditional view is that if you are younger than 65, with no impact on your daily routine on a regular basis, your memory lapses are not usually caused by Alzheimer’s disease.
but it needs to have such intensity that a tablet is being developed for those who cannot stomach the sharp taste.
At week 26, patients taking aducanumab had a dose-dependent reduction in amyloid plaque in all six brain regions identified as of interest.