Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Alzheimer’s News THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Could your personality as a teen f...

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MCI: Should memory tests score males and females differently?

A recent study found that scoring verbal memory tests according to sex can alter who receives a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) by a...

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What Helps Calm Agitated Dementia Patients?

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Alzheimer’s News TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Dealing with the agitation, anxi...

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Dementia: Brain mapping method may predict progression

Does dementia spread gradually and evenly in all directions across the brain, or can it “jump” from one brain area to another? New re...

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donepezil (Aricept)

What is donepezil, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Donepezil is an oral medication used to treat Alzheimer’s disease. It belong...

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What to know about acetylcholine

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Alzheimer’s disease: Brain immune cells may offer new treatment target

One hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease is the massing of tangles of tau protein in the brain. Now, a new study in mice proposes that a type of...

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Standard Memory Tests for Seniors Might Differ by Gender

Latest Alzheimer’s News WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Are some tests designed to measure memory declines missing signs o...

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Existing blood thinner delays Alzheimer’s disease in mice

An existing blood thinner — used to prevent the formation of blood clots in people at risk of stroke — could help delay the development of Al...

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Can Your Eating Habits Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Alzheimer’s News FRIDAY, Oct. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When you hear the word diet, you migh...

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