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DBS May Slow Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer's Disease
Source: Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines [2016.07.22]
In a phase 2 study in patients with mild Alzheimer's disease, deep brain stimulation of the fornix increased the brain's ability to metabolize glucose and, in some cases, may slow cognitive decline.
Medscape Medical News

Promising new methods for early detection of Alzheimer's disease
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2016.07.08]
New methods to examine the brain and spinal fluid heighten the chance of early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.

FAQ: What Is Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease?
Source: MedicineNet Dementia Specialty [2016.07.08]
Title: FAQ: What Is Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease?
Category: Health News
Created: 7/8/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Study shows effectiveness of brief, simple test to screen for cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's disease
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2016.07.07]
For the first time, researchers have determined that a brief, simple number naming test can differentiate between cognitively healthy elderly individuals and cognitively impaired people with...

Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms and Early Signs
Source: MedicineNet memantine Specialty [2016.06.24]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms and Early Signs
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

Alzheimer's Disease: 13 Myths About Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedicineNet memantine Specialty [2016.06.24]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease: 13 Myths About Alzheimer's Disease
Category: Slideshows
Created: 10/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/24/2016 12:00:00 AM

A Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedicineNet memantine Specialty [2016.05.16]
Title: A Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease
Category: Slideshows
Created: 2/16/2010 2:51:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

7 Alzheimer's Disease Stages and Symptoms
Source: MedicineNet Advance Medical Directives Specialty [2016.05.12]
Title: 7 Alzheimer's Disease Stages and Symptoms
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/30/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/12/2016 12:00:00 AM

Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedicineNet Advance Medical Directives Specialty [2015.09.17]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 8/26/2008 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Alzheimer's Disease - Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet Advance Medical Directives Specialty [2015.03.23]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease - Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 2/2/2012 5:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/23/2015 4:01:03 PM

FDA Approves Combo Pill for Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedicineNet memantine Specialty [2014.12.29]
Title: FDA Approves Combo Pill for Alzheimer's Disease
Category: Health News
Created: 12/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/29/2014 12:00:00 AM

ARICEPT (Donepezil) effective for severe Alzheimer's disease
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Neurology
Donepezil reverses some aspects of cognitive deterioration seen in severe Alzheimer's disease.

Three Alzheimer's genetic risk factors linked to immune cell dysfunction
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2016.07.21]
People with a variant copy of the TREM2 gene have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, but researchers are only beginning to understand why.

Estrogen patch in newly postmenopausal women may reduce Alzheimer's risk
Source: Endocrinology News From Medical News Today [2016.07.14]
Can estrogen preserve brain function and decrease the risk of Alzheimer's disease when given early in menopause?

Side effects of Alzheimer's gene visible in child brain development
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2016.07.14]
Effects of the apolipoprotein E gene, with the greatest influence on the risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease, may be present in childhood.

Major mental health project aims to uncover root causes of social withdrawal
Source: Schizophrenia News From Medical News Today [2016.04.12]
A major European funding initiative aims to unpick the biological reasons underlying social withdrawal, which is a common early symptom of, Schizophrenia, Alzheimer's disease and Major Depressive...

Alzheimer-type brain pathology after transplantation of dura mater
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2016.01.27]
Up to now Alzheimer's disease has not been recognised as transmissible. Now researchers at the University of Zurich and the Medical University Vienna demonstrated Alzheimer-type pathology in brains...

Alzheimer's may be a collection of diseases that should be treated separately
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2015.11.05]
It is essential to carefully characterize and classify the mechanisms that underlie Alzheimer's disease, in order to allow for the development of novel therapies that can be prescribed according to...

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