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November 30, 2005

Alzheimer's May Be a Form of Diabetes

Could Alzheimer's be a form of diabetes?

That's the tantalizing suggestion from a new study that finds insulin production in the brain declines as Alzheimer's disease advances.

"Insulin disappears early and dramatically in Alzheimer's disease," senior researcher Suzanne M. de la Monte, a neuropathologist at Rhode Island Hospital and a professor of pathology at Brown University Medical School, said in a prepared statement. (

Posted by news editor at 08:15 AM

November 15, 2005

Almonds and Exercise for Your Brain

A daily run, a diet rich in almonds and other healthful foods and a stimulating environment — all may keep aging brain cells in shape, according to research out Monday. (USA TODAY)

Posted by news editor at 09:28 AM