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The finding offers an insight into how humans may develop Alzheimer's, and eventually provide possible treatment for Alzheimer's disease.
Individuals with higher levels of a fatty acid known as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in their blood may have a significantly lower risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
100 years ago when Dr. Alzheimer performed the woman's autopsy, he found a dramatically shrunken brain and unusual abnormalities in and around cells.
FDA approval makes Aricept the first product approved for the treatment of all degrees of severity of Alzheimer's disease.
Aricept is the first and only treatment approved for the full spectrum of Alzheimer's Disease: from mild, moderate to severe symptoms.
Commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications used to treat Alzheimer's patients with delusions, aggression, hallucinations, and other similar symptoms can benefit some patients, but they appear to be no more effective than a placebo.
Very early detection of Alzheimer's, potential low cost to be discussed at meeting.
curcumin may help the immune system clear the brain of amyloid beta, which form the plaques found in Alzheimer's disease.
This method may enable earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, allowing earlier intervention to slow down Alzheimer's disease progression.
Alzheimer's disease patients could be treated in early phases of the disease.
Moderate red wine drinking in a form of Cabernet Sauvignon may reduce the incidence of Alzheimer's disease.
Not only is stress management an important factor in treating Alzheimer's disease, but that physicians should pay close attention to the pharmaceutical products they prescribe for their elderly patients.
Frontotemporal dementia, the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer's disease, is a group of brain disorders that affect the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain, which control personality and speech.
Given that Alzheimer's disease and most of the other dementias have specific biologic findings at autopsy, one would think that the clinical diagnoses would be very straightforward. Not so.
While Alzheimer's is a progressive disease with no known cure, drugs may slow the progression of the disease or improve symptoms.
Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's in their early stages can be difficult for physicians to spot, and many diagnoses are incorrect.
Like most neurodegenerative diseases, Alzheimer's disease usually appears late in life, raising the question of whether it is a disastrous consequence of aging.
As our population ages, the impact of dementia will grow. By the year 2050, some 13 million Americans could have Alzheimer's disease, which is the most common cause of dementia.
Research provides direction for preventative treatments to delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease dementia by eliminating amyloid plaque causing peptides in the brain.
Memory loss associated with early Alzheimer's disease (AD) may be linked to altered activity in several areas of the brain.