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FDA Approves Alzheimer’s Drug

THURSDAY, July 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday gave full approval to the Alzheimer’s drug Leqembi, clearing the way for insurance coverage of the pricey drug. “The full FDA approval will open the floodgates for people with early Alzheimer’s to get this drug. It’s a big deal because […]

Keep Your Mind and Body Active to Lower Your Risk for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a mind-robbing disorder that strikes with greater frequency as people age. An estimated 5.6 million Americans ages 65 and older have the disease—and younger adults are affected, too But there is good news: Some research suggests that by engaging in certain physical and mental activities, you may be able to lower your […]

Can Your Diet Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?

Eating a healthy diet may help prevent many diseases. Two big ones are heart disease and cancer. But what about Alzheimer’s disease? A recent study suggests certain foods may work against this disabling brain illness, too.