Infants with Alzheimer’s Gene Already Show Brain Development Differences
Public Health
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Public Health
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Infants with Alzheimer’s Gene Already Show Brain Development Differences

Susan Scutti - November 30, 2013

About one quarter of Americans carry the APOE-E4 gene, a known risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer's disease. About one quarter of Americans carry the APOE-E4 gene, a…

Medical Innovations
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Alzheimer’s Drug Development: An Avant-Garde Approach

Deanna Pogorelc - August 15, 2013

Originally published on MedCityNews.com. Originally published on MedCityNews.com.A handful of high-profile Alzheimer’s disease drugs have failed in late-stage clinical trials in the last year — at least…

Reading, Writing, Brain Stimulation Keeps Dementia and Alzheimer’s at Bay
Home Health
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Home Health
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Reading, Writing, Brain Stimulation Keeps Dementia and Alzheimer’s at Bay

Anthony Cirillo - August 6, 2013

One of the lessons I share from my elder friends about living a quality life is the notio One of the lessons I share from my elder…

5 Tips to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease
Public Health
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Public Health
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5 Tips to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Linda Ringquist - July 23, 2013

Summary: While there is no cure to date for Alzheimer’s, there are several proactive steps you can take to reduce or prevent the effects of this disease.…

Screening for Dementia: A Cautionary Tale Yet to Begin
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Screening for Dementia: A Cautionary Tale Yet to Begin

MichaelDouglas1 - July 19, 2013

Posted in Clinical EducationHealthcare Policy & The MediaScience & Research Posted in Clinical EducationHealthcare Policy & The MediaScience & ResearchFirst a disclaimer from the principal investigators: …he…

Stress and Alzheimer’s: Increased Risk
Geriatrics
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Geriatrics
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Stress and Alzheimer’s: Increased Risk

Anthony Cirillo - April 30, 2013

Stress-induced hormones produced by the brain can increase an individual’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and accelerate the development of Alzheimer’s in individuals already suffering from the…

Diagnostics
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1 in 7 Alzheimer’s Cases Could Be Prevented with Exercise

Anthony Cirillo - April 18, 2013

A team of researchers from the Ontario Brain Institute reviewed 871 research articles on exercise and Alzheimer’s conducted over the last 50 years. They then closely examined…