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Alzheimer's disease is the most widespread degenerative neurological disorder in the world.
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The Los Angeles Times article First-ever blood test identifies impending Alzheimer's disease was published on March 10, 2014.
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Reelin, a crucial protein for adult brain plasticity, recovers cognitive functions in mice with Alzheimer's disease .
Only about 20 percent of people who experience "senior moments" of forgetfulness, memory lapses and poor judgment will go on to development serious brain-related disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, according to a new German study.
When is being forgetful the sign of a bigger problem? If you think you or a loved one may have Alzheimer's disease, how do you get a diagnosis? Those questions are key to taking early action for those families and individuals facing Alzheimer's disease and making the best of a daunting diagnosis.
A team of Alzheimer's disease researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital has been able to study the underlying causes of AD and develop assays to test newer approaches to treatment by using stem cells derived from related family members with a genetic predisposition to AD.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy gestures during the inauguration of the Foundation Claude Pompidou, Centre teaching and research on Alzheimer's disease, Monday, March 10, 2014.
Sleep problems may surface for some after clocks were moved forward an hour Sunday morning for Daylight Saving Time because many people have difficulty changing their body clocks, a sleep expert says.
Doctors in the United States are writing more prescriptions for sedatives than ever before, and the frequent use of these powerful drugs in combination with narcotic painkillers may be causing medication-related deaths.
Alzheimer's disease is often under-reported as a cause of death and may contribute to nearly as many deaths as heart disease or cancer, according to a new study published in Neurology , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Her longtime partner, Jennifer Small, was only 49 then, but increasingly she was losing track of the details she used to be so good at handling.
At age 68, Kathleen's mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's, a disease that effects among other things a persons memory, their ability to communicate, and mobility.
At age 80, retired Chicago physician and educator Dan Winship is getting a bittersweet last chance to teach about medicine - only this time he's the subject.
And there's a humanitarian and political opportunity here, but only if someone seizes it.
An experimental blood test can identify people in their 70s who are likely to develop Alzheimer's disease in the next two or three years.
The world's first blood test to predict Alzheimer's disease before symptoms occur has been developed.