Category Archives: Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis

Key Proteins Found In Early Phases Of Alzheimer’s Disease

Tau, Amyloid Detection Could Improve Diagnostic Capabilities Researchers from Aberdeen have identified changes in the brains of those suffering early signs of Alzheimer’s disease. A University of Aberdeen study confirmed for the first time that two proteins, assumed to contribute to the … Continue reading

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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Strikes Again In Maine

CJD Often Misdiagnosed As Alzheimer’s Disease Maine Medical Center confirmed Friday that a patient treated at the hospital carried a rare, dangerous brain illness to which a “small number” of other patients may have been exposed, though the hospital called … Continue reading

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Asians At Higher Risk For Dementia

DNA Analysis Reveals Key Genetic Mutations, Therapies By Joana Fernandes, PhD Researchers reviewed the novel mutations found in genes associated with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in Asian countries, arguing that identifying disease-associated mutations greatly contributes to the knowledge of the cause and … Continue reading

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Ken Stabler Added To Growing List Of CTE Victims

Brain Disease Found In Former Quarterback By John Branch, New York Times Shortly before he died in July, the former NFL quarterback Ken Stabler was rushed away by doctors, desperate to save him, in a Mississippi hospital. His longtime partner followed … Continue reading

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California Approves Death With Dignity Legislation

New Policy Unlikely To Impact Those Battling Alzheimer’s Disease By Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times Caught between conflicting moral arguments, Gov. Jerry Brown, a former Jesuit seminary student, signed a measure allowing physicians to prescribe lethal doses of drugs to … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Surging Across Scandinavia

Sewage Sludge Contaminating Food, Water Alzheimer’s disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. People living across Scandinavia have the highest prevalence of the disease in the world. At least 50 million people already have Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Taking Omar Sharif

Sharif Latest Victim Of Global Epidemic Legendary actor Omar Sharif is battling Alzheimer’s disease, his agent Steve Kenis confirmed. He said that the 83-year-old actor was resting at his home in Egypt. No additional details were provided about the 83-year-old actor … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Diagnoses Withheld From Millions Of Patients

Withholding Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Raises Concerns Over Malpractice, Collusion More than 50 million people around the world have a terminal diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s and related neurological disease is rapidly becoming the leading cause of death around the globe. Thanks to a new … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease And Alzheimer’s Disease

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease More Aggressive Than Alzheimer’s Disease Neurodegenerative disease is the fastest-growing cause of death in the world. It’s time to expand the conversation immediately. Dr. Stanley Prusiner, an American neuroscientist from the University of California at San Francisco, earned … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Action Plans Not Strong Enough In U.S.

Alzheimer’s Association Offers Recommendations For Faster Progress The U.S. Government has initiated a major effort to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease by 2025. However, a workgroup of nearly 40 Alzheimer’s researchers and scientists says the research milestones in the U.S. … Continue reading

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