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Patients in need of cataract surgery also see their risk for developing dementia drop by 30% after undergoing the operation, according to new research published today in JAMA Internal Medicine.
December 6, 2021

Patients in need of cataract surgery also see their risk for developing dementia drop by 30% after undergoing the operation, according to new research published today in JAMA Internal Medicine.

December 6, 2021

Results reported in JAMA Internal Medicine associate cataract surgery with 30% lower risk of dementia in aging population.

November 12, 2021

Researchers examine links to cognitive decline of hearing loss, military service, and timeliness of diagnosis.

August 26, 2021

The University of Washington, Kaiser Permanente, and UC San Diego will jointly lead the next phase of an aging-brain study.

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June 9, 2021

UW Medicine was one of the clinical trial sites for aducanumab, a drug approved yesterday by the Food and Drug Administration to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease in people with mild symptoms.

June 1, 2021

Second round of funding focuses on technology-driven solutions to relieve burdens of cognitive aging, trauma and addiction.

October 28, 2020

Research program analyzes cerebrospinal fluid molecules to seek diagnostic and progression markers as well as treatment targets.

June 8, 2021

Dr. Thomas Grabowski, who directs the UW Medicine Alzheimer Disease Research Center, discusses latest advances and research in progress.

December 18, 2019

Researchers discover impact of MSUT2 gene and binding protein, offering others a starting point for new therapeutics.

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December 18, 2019

When it comes to preventing Alzheimer's disease, tau could be the answer. Brian Kraemer, a research associate professor of medicine in the Division of

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