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Alzheimer's

Study Sheds Light On What May Cause Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease devastates not just those who suffer from it, but also their family and loved ones, who watch helplessly as the condition takes...

March 20 2014

Why Exercising Is Great For Your Brain, No Matter How Old You Are

We’ve all come to accept the notion that our brain will shrink as we age. And nowhere in the brain is this decline more impactful than in the...

David Perlmutter, M.D.
February 14 2014

Finally! An Effective Treatment For Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease affects more than 5.4 million Americans. But the number of people whose lives are forever changed by the emotional impact of...

David Perlmutter, M.D.
February 7 2014

How We Live Today Matters A Whole Lot For Our Brain Health Tomorrow

Can you believe that I have been so bold as to claim that lifestyle factors, over which we have control, may play a role in determining whether or not...

David Perlmutter, M.D.
January 27 2014

Cholesterol Leads to Alzheimer's? Nonsense!

Recently, JAMA Neurology published a study that looked at the connection between cholesterol levels and Alzheimer's disease, and it got a lot of...

David Perlmutter, M.D.
January 15 2014

Think You're Too Young To Prevent Alzheimer's? Think Again

Last month, the federal government announced it would provide a $33 million grant to help underwrite a clinical trial to develop a pharmaceutical...

David Perlmutter, M.D.
October 22 2013