2014 was a transformational year at the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF). Here are some exciting developments from our program on Aging and Alzheimer’s Prevention.
Feb 16, 2015
The ADDF creates the CAPA Consortium, a group focused on optimizing how existing observational data is used to answer questions about actionable strategies for dementia prevention.
Jan 22, 2015
People who sit for prolonged periods of time may have a higher risk of mortality and several age-related diseases—even if they exercise— according to a new meta-analysis of 47 studies (1).
A new clinical trial has put another nail in the coffin on the idea that B vitamin supplements will improve cognitive function in elderly people.
A new study supports previous findings that resveratrol supplementation may block many of the cardiovascular benefits of physical activity.
Oct 29, 2014
Cocoa flavanols might help to treat age-related cognitive impairment but, based on a new study, not Alzheimer’s itself
Oct 23, 2014
Do walnuts offer protection from Alzheimer’s? What does a recent animal study mean for your health?
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