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Low levels of 'memory protein' linked to cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2017.04.28]
Working with human brain tissue samples and genetically engineered mice, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers together with colleagues at the National Institutes of Health, the University of...

Alzheimer's disease: Music, meditation may improve early cognitive decline
Source: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy News From Medical News Today [2017.01.26]
A West Virginia research team have found that using meditation or music listening programs may have benefits for people with preclinical cognitive decline.

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

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

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.

New Gene Mutation Linked to Memory Loss in Those at Risk for AD
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2017.05.15]
A gene mutation associated with accelerated loss of memory and thinking skills in people who are at risk for Alzheimer's disease may point to a new therapeutic target, researchers say.
Medscape Medical News

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...

Common sedatives raise pneumonia risk in Alzheimer's patients
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2017.04.10]
A new study examines the link between the commonly prescribed benzodiazepines and the risk of developing pneumonia among people with Alzheimer's disease.

Psychiatric disorders do not increase risk of Alzheimer 's disease
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.04.06]
Psychiatric disorders do not increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland.

A fifth of dementia cases may be caused by air pollution, study suggests
Source: Water - Air Quality / Agriculture News From Medical News Today [2017.02.01]
New research suggests that high exposure to fine particulate air pollution may increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

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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