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Alzheimer's Disease: Prevent or Treat?
Source: MedPage Today Neurology [2017.08.16]
(MedPage Today) -- Alzheimer's field is shifting its focus

Antidepressant use increases risk of head injuries among persons with Alzheimer's disease
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2017.08.10]
Antidepressant use is associated with an increased risk of head injuries and traumatic brain injuries among persons with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern...

A personalized approach to Alzheimer's disease prevention
Source: Seniors / Aging News From Medical News Today [2017.08.10]
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. It affects more than 5 million Americans.

Alzheimer's disease: Targeting enzyme may reverse memory loss
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2017.08.09]
Researchers discover how to block the enzyme HDAC2 to reverse memory loss in mouse models of Alzheimer's without disrupting other functions of the enzyme.

Scientists reveal role for lysosome transport in Alzheimer's disease progression
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2017.08.09]
Researchers from Yale University School of Medicine have discovered that defects in the transport of lysosomes within neurons promote the buildup of protein aggregates in the brains of mice with...

How can PTSD trigger Alzheimer's disease? Study sheds light
Source: Psychology / Psychiatry News From Medical News Today [2017.08.04]
A new study finds a molecular link between early life post-traumatic stress disorder and the risk of Alzheimer's disease in old age.

Is it Alzheimer's disease or another dementia?
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2017.07.27]
New, noninvasive method may help with diagnosis.A new method may help determine whether a person has Alzheimer's disease or frontotemporal dementia, two different types of dementia that often...

Sleep disorders may predict Alzheimer's disease
Source: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia 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
Source: MedicineNet Immunizations 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.

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's could be diagnosed early with sniff tests
Source: Featured Health News from Medical News Today [2017.08.17]
A damaged sense of smell correlates with other biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease, providing hope that smell tests might help diagnose the disease earlier.

Alzheimer's could be diagnosed early with sniff tests
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2017.08.17]
A damaged sense of smell correlates with other biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease, providing hope that smell tests might help diagnose the disease earlier.

New Machine Learning program shows promise for early Alzheimer's diagnosis
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2017.08.16]
A new machine learning program developed by researchers at Case Western Reserve University appears to outperform other methods for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease before symptoms begin to interfere...

Noninvasive Method May Tell Alzheimer's From FTD
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2017.08.15]
A new method using transcranial magnetic stimulation may help differentiate Alzheimer's disease from frontotemporal dementia, new research shows.
Medscape Medical News

Alzheimer's: Low serotonin levels may drive development
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2017.08.15]
A new study examines serotonin transporters and suggests that rather than being an effect of Alzheimer's disease, low serotonin may cause the illness.

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: Diabetes 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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