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By Denise Baez VIRTUAL -- July 29, 2021 -- A novel 10-minute battery test was able to discriminate mild cognitive impairment (MCI) from normal cognition, and identified patients with MCI with amyloid beta (Aß) burden, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 Alzheimer’s Association...
A study published in the journal Menopause found a plant-based diet rich in soy reduces moderate-to-severe hot flashes by 84%, from nearly 5 per day to less than 1 per day. During the 12-week study, nearly 60% of women became totally free of moderate-to-severe hot flashes. Overall hot flashes (...
By Denise Baez VIRTUAL -- July 26, 2021 -- In older adults with prodromal Alzheimer’s disease (AD) without hypertension, 1 year of candesartan treatment was safe and demonstrated target engagement with brain amyloid, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 Alzheimer’s Association...
In a trial that was stopped early for efficacy, patients with dementia-related psychosis who had a response to pimavanserin had a lower risk of relapse with continuation of the drug than with discontinuation. The findings were published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Pimavanserin works...
Alzheimer’s disease can be accurately detected via peptides and proteins in a patient’s cerebrospinal fluids (CSF), which can be collected through a lumbar puncture and tested while the patient is alive, according to a study published in Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s...
By Louise Gagnon VIRTUAL -- July 18, 2021 -- A novel anti-KIT antibody, CDX-0159, is effective in treating patients with chronic inducible urticaria who have been refractory to other therapies, according to interim data presented at the Virtual 2021 Annual Congress of the European Academy of...
By Nancy Melville VIRTUAL -- July 18, 2021 -- MV140 (Uromune), a sublingual bacterial vaccine, shows efficacy and safety in delaying and even preventing urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women with recurrent infections, according to a study presented at the Virtual 36th Annual Congress of the...
By Louise Gagnon VIRTUAL -- July 16, 2021 -- The monoclonal antibody tezepelumab is effective in treating severe uncontrolled asthma regardless of presence of comorbid atopic dermatitis, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 Annual Congress of the European Academy of Allergy and...
By Louise Gagnon VIRTUAL -- July 16, 2021 -- The monoclonal antibody dupilumab is effective in managing patients who have moderate to severe asthma, with and without an allergic phenotype, according to a study presented at the Virtual 2021 Annual Congress of the European Academy of Allergy and...
People with diabetes and depression who take antidepressants may have a lower risk of death and of serious diabetes complications, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology...

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