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Brain Changes Before Alzheimer Develops

[30/07/2008] Researchers have reported that children of Alzheimer's patients who are carriers of a genetic risk factor for the disease have neurological changes that are detectable long before clinical symptoms may appear.Brain Changes Before Alzheimer Develops - Read more

Increased Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

[11/04/2008] Humour can play an essential role in the most serious healthcare settings, even when patients are receiving intensive or end of life care, according to research.Increased Risk of Alzheimer's Disease - Read more

New Drug to Delay Alzheimer

[20/08/2007] A new drug candidate dissolves plaques associated with Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases.New Drug to Delay Alzheimer - Read more

Genetic Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease

[09/03/2007] Cardiff University researchers have found evidence for new genes involved in the development of Alzheimer's disease. The study tested more than 17,000 gene variants in 4,000 volunteers.Genetic Risk Factors for Alzheimer's Disease - Read more

Memory Problems Related to Alzheimer's Disease

[01/12/2006] Researchers at Rush University Medical Center found that having complaints about memory problems is associated with changes in the brain related to Alzheimer's disease. They reported their findings in the November 2006 issue of Neurology.Memory Problems Related to Alzheimer's Disease - Read more

Alzheimer 's Disease: Disease Management

[22/09/2006] A pan-European report: ‘Who cares? The state of dementia care in Europe', published by Alzheimer Europe, highlights serious gaps in dementia care. Dementia is a major public health problem. Alzheimer 's Disease: Disease Management - Read more

Insights into the Cause of Alzheimer's Disease

[13/09/2006] Scientists are gaining ever more insight into the causative mechanisms involved in Alzheimer's disease. Thus, they can identify possible attack points for a targeted, causative treatment of this severe brain disorder.Insights into the Cause of Alzheimer's Disease - Read more

Higher Blood Pressure: Possible Reason for Losing Mobility

[17/08/2006] Gait difficulties in older persons may be caused by higher blood pressure, as a research of the Rush Alzheimer's Disease Center suggests. Higher Blood Pressure: Possible Reason for Losing Mobility - Read more

Over 3 Million Pensioners with Mental Health Problems

[30/06/2006] Unless action is taken to promote good mental health and well-being for older people. Over three million pensioners will experience mental health problems by 2021, a new report reveals. Over 3 Million Pensioners with Mental Health Problems - Read more

Biosensor Reveals Information About Alzheimer's

[19/09/2005] Chemists and biologists have found a way to detect and estimate the size and structure of a miniscule toxic protein suspected of triggering Alzheimer's disease.Biosensor Reveals Information About Alzheimer's - Read more

 
 

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