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52 min ago | KFMB-TV San Diego
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.
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2 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology
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.
3 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
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.
4 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis
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.
4 hrs ago | KAUZ
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.
6 hrs ago | PsychCentral
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.
7 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
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.
Alzheimer's eats brain cells. A local doctor calls it the disease of the dying brain.
Duncan's Day at Carrow Road, a special day dedicated to raising funds for raising funds for Canaries legend Duncan Forbes, who is suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
Jack Moore feeds his wife, Clarabelle, in her hospital bed in the living room of their Sebring area home on Friday.
Every 68 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease - a devastating and irreversible brain disease that slowly destroys an individual's cognitive functioning, including memory and thought.
Alzheimer's disease may claim more lives than reports have previously indicated, perhaps resulting in more American deaths than any other cause besides heart disease and cancer.