Alzheimers Disease

CHICAGO | Study: Lowering blood pressure helps prevent mental decline

CHICAGO — A major study finds that lowering blood pressure more than usually recommended can cut the risk of mental decline that often leads to Alzheimer’s disease. It’s the first time a single step has been clearly shown to help prevent a dreaded condition that has had people trying crossword puzzles, diet supplements and a … Continue reading CHICAGO | Study: Lowering blood pressure helps prevent mental decline

NEW YORK | Tisch Fund gives $10 million for arts-mental health

NEW YORK | April 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund has pledged $10 million to fund arts programs focused on mental health issues in New York City. The New York Times reports that the goals include improving the lives of those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. They also aim to fight the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Tisch Fund gives $10 million for arts-mental health

US Senator Roy Blunt touts details of bipartisan, committee passed LHHS Funding Bill

Washington, D.C. September 8, 2017 (STL.NEWS) NEWSBRIEF:  Addressing the committee passing the LHHS Funding Bill as a win for Missourians, Senator Roy Blunt releases details of the bill and how the spending measures stack up to previous years. $36.1 Billion for National Institute of Health (NIH) $816.1 Million to combat opioid abuse $1.8 Billion for … Continue reading US Senator Roy Blunt touts details of bipartisan, committee passed LHHS Funding Bill

Alzheimer’s Association Launches $20 Million Lifestyle Intervention Trial In The U.S. To Prevent Cognitive Decline

Alzheimer’s Association launches Life Style Intervention trial in the US to To Prevent Cognitive Decline – Results from 4,000 Participants re: Impact of Brain Amyloid Imaging on Medical Management – – Possible Blood Test for Amyloid – LONDON/July 19, 2017 (STL.News) – The Alzheimer’s Association today announced the launch of a $20 million U.S. two-year clinical … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Association Launches $20 Million Lifestyle Intervention Trial In The U.S. To Prevent Cognitive Decline