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Detecting Alzheimer's disease earlier using ... Greebles?
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2017.04.13]
Difficulty distinguishing novel objects is associated with family history of Alzheimer's disease.

Focused Ultrasound Trialed for Alzheimer's Disease
Source: MedPage Today Radiology [2017.03.24]
(MedPage Today) -- Aim is to modulate blood-brain barrier to make anti-amyloid drugs more effective

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.

Alzheimer's disease: New imaging compound may improve earlier diagnosis
Source: Radiology / Nuclear Medicine News From Medical News Today [2016.11.03]
New compound that better identifies amyloid clumps could be used in PET scans to detect early brain changes and track treatment in Alzheimer's disease.

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.

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.

Five of the best Alzheimer's blogs
Source: Psychology / Psychiatry News From Medical News Today [2017.04.05]
Alzheimer's-related blogs may help to support people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. We take a look at five of the best Alzheimer's blogs.

Drinking tea could help stave off cognitive decline
Source: Seniors / Aging News From Medical News Today [2017.03.28]
A new study suggests that regular tea consumption may reduce the risk of cognitive decline, especially for those at genetic risk of Alzheimer's disease.

People who sleep longer twice as likely to develop dementia
Source: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia News From Medical News Today [2017.02.23]
New research finds people who consistently sleep more than 9 hours per night are at a significantly higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Heart risks in middle age boost dementia risk later in life
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2017.02.22]
Smoking, high blood pressure and diabetes were all dementia risks, with diabetes in middle age raising the risk almost as much as a genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease.

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.

Scientists stop and reverse Alzheimer's-related brain damage in mice
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2017.01.26]
Scientists have found a molecule that restores normal levels of a protein responsible for Alzheimer's disease; tests were performed on mice and monkeys.

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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