The WHO guidelines specifically promote a healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise, not smoking, avoiding the harmful use of alcohol, maintaining a healthy weight and diet, and keeping healthy levels of blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar.
Drs Ronald C. Petersen and Alireza Atri provide a historical overview on the management of Alzheimer disease and comment on the likelihood of seeing new therapy emerge for the condition in the near future.

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