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Medical News Today: Why are scientists redefining Alzheimer's disease?
Source: Featured Health News from Medical News Today [2017.07.20]
The traditional view that protein buildup in the brain causes Alzheimer's disease is being challenged, and new evidence brings hope of novel drug targets.

Why are scientists redefining Alzheimer's disease?
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2017.07.20]
The traditional view that protein buildup in the brain causes Alzheimer's disease is being challenged, and new evidence brings hope of novel drug targets.

Sleep disorders may predict Alzheimer's disease
Source: Public Health News From Medical News Today [2017.07.06]
New research finds biological markers for Alzheimer's disease in the spinal fluid of people who report poor sleep quality or who have trouble sleeping.

Alzheimer's disease patients with psychosis more likely to be misdiagnosed, study suggests
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2017.07.04]
People with Alzheimer's disease who experience psychosis - including delusions and hallucinations - are five times more likely to be misdiagnosed with dementia with Lewy bodies compared to patients...

Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedicineNet Encephalitis and Meningitis Specialty [2017.06.01]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 8/5/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 6/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, and Aging Brains
Source: MedicineNet Hydrocephalus Specialty [2016.08.01]
Title: Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, and Aging Brains
Category: Slideshows
Created: 12/3/2009 10:07:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms & Early Diagnosis
Source: MedicineNet memantine Specialty [2016.07.27]
Title: Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms & Early Diagnosis
Category: Slideshows
Created: 9/21/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 7/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

Caring for Someone With Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedicineNet memantine Specialty [2016.05.16]
Title: Caring for Someone With 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

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.

US Facing Severe Neurologist Shortage
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2017.07.17]
Several US states are destined to become neurology 'deserts' because of a projected shortage of specialists, a finding that has major implications for the care and treatment of patients with Alzheimer's disease.
Medscape Medical News

Why are African Americans more likely to develop Alzheimer's?
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2017.07.17]
A series of studies sheds new light on the racial disparities among Americans living with Alzheimer's disease. Stress and social adversity play a key role.

Ceylon cinnamon: Health benefits, uses, and more
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2017.07.12]
Cinnamon is a widely-used spice in cooking, but Ceylon cinnamon may also help protect against diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, and other conditions.

Bad sleep increases Alzheimer's-related brain proteins
Source: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia News From Medical News Today [2017.07.11]
New study shows that disruption of slow wave sleep raises amyloid beta, and repeated poor sleep quality raises tau - both hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease.

Leisure activities lower blood pressure in Alzheimer's caregivers
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2017.06.26]
Going for a walk outside, reading, listening to music -- these and other enjoyable activities can reduce blood pressure for elderly caregivers of spouses with Alzheimer's disease, suggests a study in...

Personalized music may help nursing home residents with dementia
Source: Caregivers / Homecare News From Medical News Today [2017.05.12]
Across the country, nursing home employees and families are trying personalized music playlists to help seniors cope with the disorienting, anxious experience of living with Alzheimer's disease and...

Could statins reduce the risk of Alzheimer's?
Source: Statins News From Medical News Today [2016.12.28]
An observational study has uncovered a link between high use of the cholesterol-lowering drugs, statins, and lower risk of Alzheimer's disease.

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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