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:
Older people who report greater levels of social engagement have more robust gray matter in regions of the brain relevant in dementia, according to new research led by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of...
In a new study, University of Nebraska–Lincoln sociologist Marc A. Garcia explored how educational attainment can benefit cognitive health in later life, and whether there are differences in its benefits among minorities. Garcia and his co-authors...
A genetic variation in some people may be associated with cognitive decline that can’t be explained by deposits of two key proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease, amyloid β and tau, according to a study...
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