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Can These Common Meds Give You Dementia?

Check your medicine cabinets—a new study found that anticholinergic drugs may make you more likely to develop dementia down the line.

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Diabetes Meds May Reduce Alzheimer's Symptoms

People with Alzheimer’s disease who are treated with diabetes medications have significantly fewer brain markers of the disease, according to this study.

Medication Management Tips for Seniors

Older adults comprise 13 percent of the population but account for 34 percent of all prescription medicine use and 30 percent of all over-the-counter medicine use.

Some Restrictions Lifted on Marijuana Research

The Drug Enforcement Administration has expanded the availability of marijuana to researchers, which should open the door to broader study of the drug.

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Alzheimer's Treatment Options: Benefits and Risks

For now, no treatment can prevent or halt the mental deterioration associated with Alzheimer’s disease.