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Kidney decline correlated to cognitive failure, study says


In the first study to look at cognitive function and impaired renal function, researchers at Temple University found the rate of cognitive decline was associated with deterioration in kidney function.

Asthma drug shows promise for Alzheimer's, researchers say

The asthma drug Zileuton (5-lipoxygenase) has demonstrated that it can reduce the formation of beta amyloid, the peptide in the brain linked to the development of Alzheimer's, according to researchers with the Temple University School of Medicine.