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National voluntary organization dedicated to researching the prevention, cures, and treatments of Alzheimer's Disease. Includes information about the disease and available services.

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MedlinePlus: Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease web directory organized by topic. Includes general overviews, research, news, treatment, nutrition, organizations, and more.

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What is Alzheimer's?

For more information, see Warning Signs or Stages of Alzheimer's Disease. ... In mixed dementia, Alzheimer's and vascular dementia occur together. ...

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Alzheimer's: symptoms, cause, treatment, prevention, what to expect, complications, long-term outlook

Alzheimer's: symptoms, cause, treatment, prevention, what to expect, complications, long-term outlook ... Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia in ...

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Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR)

Latest news about Alzheimer's disease research, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment and drug trials, services for patients and families, and professional meetings. From the National Institute on Aging.

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Alzheimer's disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Most cases of Alzheimer's disease are sporadic, ie, do not have familial inheritance. ... early-onset AD which forms about 5% of total Alzheimer's cases. ...

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Alzheimer's disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hyperlinked article covering pathology, etiology, prevalence, diagnosis, prevention, nutrition, treatments, history, and more.

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WebMD Alzheimer's Disease Center - Find Alzheimer's information and the latest health news

Alzheimer's disease affects an estimated 1 in 10 people over age 65. Find in-depth Alzheimer's information ... Glaucoma, Alzheimer's Disease Linked. Acid ...

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Alzheimer's Disease-Topic Overview

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive condition that affects areas of the brain ... Alzheimer's disease also affects behavior, personality, the ability to think ...

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Mediterranean Diet May Boost Alzheimer's Survival (HealthDay via Yahoo! News)

MONDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming what's known as a Mediterranean diet -- one loaded with fruits, vegetables, grains and olive oil -- may help Alzheimer's patients live longer, a new study suggests.

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Mediterranean Diet May Boost Alzheimer's Survival (HealthCentral.com)

Copyright © 2007 ScoutNews, LLC . All rights reserved. MONDAY, Sept. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Consuming what's known as a Mediterranean diet -- one loaded with fruits, vegetables, grains and olive oil -- may help Alzheimer's patients live longer, a new study suggests.

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Mediterranean diet may help Alzheimer's patients live longer (EurekAlert!)

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Mediterranean diet may help people with Alzheimer’s disease live longer than patients who eat a more traditional Western diet. The study is published in the September 11, 2007, issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Mediterranean Diet May Help Alzheimer's Patients Live Longer (Science Daily)

A Mediterranean diet may help people with Alzheimer's disease live longer than patients who eat a more traditional Western diet. The study followed 192 people with Alzheimer's disease for an average of four and a half years. During that time, 85 of the people died. Researchers found that those who most closely followed a Mediterranean diet were 76 percent less likely to die during the study ...

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Alzheimer's Cognitive Decline Studied In Genetically Engineered Mice (Medical News Today)

In experiments with mice, researchers have discovered a mechanism by which the toxic brain protein produced in Alzheimer's disease (AD) could contribute to the cognitive deficits that are its hallmark. [click link for full article]

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Alzheimer’s caregivers meet once a month (The Buffalo News)

MACHIAS — The Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet in the Pines Healthcare Rehabilitation Center, 9822 Route 16, at 1 p.m. Friday.

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Walk to help fight Alzheimer's disease to be held at Toledo Zoo (Port Clinton News Herald)

Walkers are on the move to end Alzheimer's disease at the annual Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter's Toledo Memory Walk. The Toledo Memory Walk will take place noon, Sunday, Sept. 22 at the Toledo Zoo, Anthony Wayne Trail parking lot.

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Rain doesn't stop people from Walking Together for Alzheimer's (Crookston Daily Times)

At RiverView moments before the start of the Walk for Memory, Alisa Bowman of East Grand Forks puts an Alzheimer's Association bracelet on the wrist of her daughter, Erin. Alisa's dad passed away from Alzheimer's, and she was also at the event to show support for her friend, Lenore Anderson, one of the lead organizers.

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Alzheimer's patient prompts search (Florida Today)

Sheriff's deputies spent hours Sunday morning searching for an 83-year-old man with Alzheimer's symptoms who wandered away from his assisted living facility only to find him sitting in a medical office next door.

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Alzheimer's and Seizures

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia – a chronic progressive decline in global cognitive ability. It is an actual disease, in that it is a specific pathophysiological entity. In other words, it is not defined ...

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Mediterranean Diet in Alzheimer's Patients Lengthens Lives

Research coming out of Columbia University Medical Center in New York indicates that following a “Mediterranean diet” could help people with Alzheimer’s disease live longer than patients who eat a more conventional Western diet. ...

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ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION: A Neuropsychological Test Battery for Use ...

Objective To report the psychometric properties of an alternative instrument to the cognitive subscale of the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale, a neuropsychological test battery (NTB) for measuring drug efficacy in Alzheimer disease ...

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Silent Seizures May Cause Alzheimer's Dementia

The surprising finding indicates that antiseizure medications given to epilepsy patients may also help lower or even reverse cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease, a treatment option that could be available relatively quickly.

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Stepping out for Alzheimer's

PEOPLE put their best feet forward to boost the coffers of the Alzheimers' Society.

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How to determine if you have an early onset of Alzheimer's disease

This article describes the symptoms of early onset of Alzheimer's disease.

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Finding a Cure for Alzheimer's Goes to New Heights

It's the last thing she ever wanted to do. But one woman says sitting more than 50 feet in the air is worth it - all to find a cure for Alzheimer's.

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Attentional distractibility by optokinetic stimulation in ...

Thus, bilateral temporoparietal degeneration associated with Alzheimer disease (AD) might result in a bilateral attentional disturbance. Tests for hemispatial neglect, however, primarily assess spatial attentional asymmetries, ...

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Mediterranean diet and Alzheimer disease mortality

Background: We previously reported that the Mediterranean diet (MeDi) is related to lower risk for Alzheimer disease (AD). Whether MeDi is associated with subsequent AD course and outcomes has not been investigated. ...

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