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Published on: December 28, 2011
by U.S. News:
Early diagnosis benefits patients and their families, experts say
Knowing the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease is important because it may lead to an early diagnosis, experts say.
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, early diagnosis enables patients to:
Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive brain disorder, is the most common type of dementia seen in the elderly. In a recent news release, the association listed the 10 warnings signs of Alzheimer’s:
Depression, stroke and dementia are twice as common in women as in men. Among Alzheimer’s patients, 70 per cent are female. But according to Lynn Posluns, the driving force behind the first “Women’s Brain...
Women are twice as likely as men to develop dementia and almost 70 per cent of new Alzheimer’s patients will be women, yet research has traditionally focused on men. Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI) wants...
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