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Alzheimer's Disease: Facts & Research Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Alzheimer's Disease category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Alzheimer's Disease: Facts & Research Information Publications

2018-04-27 : Music Activates Regions of the Brain Spared By Alzheimer's Disease : Researchers at the University of Utah Health looking to the salience network of the brain to develop music based treatments to help alleviate anxiety in patients with dementia.

2018-02-26 : Importance of Family History for Onset of Alzheimer's Disease : Study reveals the closer a person gets to the age at which their parent exhibited the first signs of Alzheimer's disease, the more likely they are to have amyloid plaques, the cause of the cognitive decline.

2016-11-11 : Probiotics Improve Memory in People with Alzheimers Disease : Effect of probiotic supplementation on cognitive function and metabolic status in Alzheimer's disease: a randomized, double-blind, and controlled trial.

2016-08-22 : Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease - World's Most in Depth Study : Deep and Frequent Phenotyping study hopes to dramatically improve success rate of clinical trials for treatments in Alzheimer's disease.

2015-03-10 : Is Alzheimer's an Autoimmune Disease - Study Shows Support it Could Be : The leading hypothesis of Alzheimers is an accumulation of beta amyloid plaque first alters communication between brain cells, then prompts cell death.

2014-08-15 : Link Between Vitamin D and Alzheimer's Disease : Researchers have discovered there is a link between vitamin D and the way the human brain works.

2013-11-15 : Slowing Down Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Disease : Research looks at nerve cells in the hippocampus the part of the brain important for memory function and formation and one of the first regions affected by Alzheimers disease.

2012-03-14 : Degeneration Process Leading to Alzheimer's Cracked by McGill Researchers : A research group has uncovered a critical process in understanding the degeneration of brain cells sensitive to Alzheimers disease.

2012-01-07 : Alzheimer's Damage Occurs Early in Life : Changes in the brain of a person with Alzheimers disease can be observed ten years before a person has become so ill that he or she can be diagnosed with the disease.

2011-12-09 : Alzheimer's Antibodies - Simple Method to Target Harmful Proteins : Simple process was used to make antibodies that neutralize the harmful protein particles that lead to Alzheimers disease.

2011-07-17 : Global Standardization of Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease : Innovative global research initiatives taking important steps to standardize Alzheimers disease biomarkers.

2011-06-21 : Ingredient in Coffee Boosts Protection Against Alzheimer's : Reported shows daily coffee or caffeine intake during mid-life and in older age decreases the risk of Alzheimers disease.

2011-05-13 : Alzheimer's Risk Gene Starts Damage 50 years before the Disease Strikes : The risk gene begins to damage your brain a full 50 years before people normally get Alzheimers.

2011-05-10 : Alzheimer's Awareness Facts and Information : Informative facts and information relating to Alzheimers disease including the pending costs of patient care.

2011-04-19 : New Criteria and Guidelines for the Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease : Clinical diagnostic criteria for Alzheimers disease dementia and mild cognitive impairment MCI due to Alzheimers.

2011-03-27 : Dementia Experts Call on WHO to Make Alzheimer's an Urgent Health Priority : Taking action on the dramatic surge in the global incidence of Alzheimers disease and dementia.

2011-02-28 : Nasal Spray Protects Against Alzheimer's and Stroke : Could the breakthrough lead to both a vaccine and a long-sought cure for Alzheimers disease.

2011-02-25 : TimeSlips Storytelling Program Improves Lives of People with Alzheimer's : TimeSlips is a storytelling program for people with dementia that encourages participants to use their imaginations to create short stories.

2011-02-25 : Alzheimer's Disease May Be Easily Misdiagnosed : New research shows that Alzheimers disease and other dementing illnesses may be easily misdiagnosed in the elderly.

2011-02-11 : Blood Test to Detect Alzheimer's Disease : Novel technology to diagnose Alzheimers disease from blood samples long before symptoms appear.

2011-01-06 : Blood Test for Alzheimer's Disease : Researchers have developed a potential method for detecting Alzheimers disease with a simple blood test.

2010-12-17 : Legislation Provides Framework for National Alzheimer Strategy : Congress Passes Historic Legislation That Provides Framework for National Alzheimer Strategy.

2010-12-14 : Unique Case Study on Alzheimer's : One pathological characteristic of Alzheimers disease is the accumulation in the brain of beta-amyloid proteins to form amyloid plaques.

2010-12-07 : National Initiative Urges 10 Million At-Risk Boomers to Face Alzheimer's : As the first wave of baby boomers begins to turn 65 next year the Alzheimer public health epidemic is no longer emerging.

2010-11-21 : Hope on the Horizon for Alzheimer's Patients and Caregivers : New medicines in the pipeline for Alzheimers disease and other dementias.

2010-11-03 : DHA Fish Oil Supplements Do Not Slow Cognitive Decline in Alzheimer's : Patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease who received supplementation with omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid did not experience a reduction in rate of cognitive and functional decline.

2010-11-02 : Preventing Persons with Alzheimer's from Wandering : Expert Provides Tips to Help Protect Loved Ones With Alzheimers From Wandering.

2010-10-19 : Alzheimer's Disease and the Role of Vitamin B12 : Risk of developing Alzheimers disease may be connected to levels of Vitamin B12.

2010-10-19 : How America Can Cope with Future Alzheimer's Epidemic : The Silverado Story details practices Shook and Winner believe should form the core of America response to the Alzheimers epidemic.

2010-10-14 : A Woman's Nation Takes on Alzheimer's : A Groundbreaking Look Into the Epidemics Effect on Women as Caregivers Advocates and People Living With Alzheimers.

2010-09-13 : Safety of Diabetes Medication for Patients with Alzheimer's Disease : Pilot study demonstrates safety of diabetes medication for patients with Alzheimers disease.

2010-09-01 : Protein that Fuels Alzheimer's Disease Discovered, Promising New Treatments Expected : Protein stimulates production of beta-amyloid and represents a major new advance in Alzheimers disease research.

2010-08-31 : Best Friends Approach when Caring for Those with Alzheimer's and Memory Loss : The Best Friends Approach seeks to make life better by adapting a philosophy that is not difficult or hard to understand.

2010-08-19 : Study Explains Why Alzheimer's Drug is Safe and Effective : Molecular action of memantine drug used to treat Alzheimers disease shows why side effects are rare.

2010-07-15 : Alzheimer's Disease May Increase Risk of Anemia and Seizures : Having Alzheimers disease may increase the risk of getting other potentially disabling health conditions.

2010-07-01 : Best Tests for Predicting Alzheimer's Disease : Memory and brain scan tests appear to predict whether a person with cognitive problems might develop Alzheimers disease.

2010-05-12 : Music Helps Alzheimer's Patients Remember : Music aids Alzheimers patients in remembering new information.

2010-04-16 : Uncovering Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease : Australian study has provided new insights into loss of structure in regions of the brain and potential association with Alzheimers Disease.

2010-04-07 : Persons Over 50 Should Cut Copper and Iron Intake : Persons over age 50 should consider steps to cut copper and iron intake to help prevent Alzheimer's disease.

2010-03-14 : Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease - Facts and Information : Alzheimers disease (AD) is characterized by adult onset progressive dementia.

2010-02-12 : Social Security Speeds Disability Benefits for Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease : Alzheimers disease among the medical conditions that will be given automatic approval for disability benefits.

2010-01-08 : Nutrient Mix for Alzheimer's Patients Shows Promise for Improving Memory : Combination of nutrients to improve memory in Alzheimers patients by stimulating growth of new brain connections.

2009-12-16 : High Methionine Diet Could Increase Risk of Alzheimer's Disease : Diet rich in methionine an amino acid can possibly increase the risk of developing Alzheimers disease.

2009-12-10 : Alzheimer's Disease Prevention - Extended Youthfulness : There is something about being youthful that protects us from Alzheimers disease.

2009-09-29 : Oleocanthal May Help Prevent and Treat Alzheimer's Disease : Natural compound in extra-virgin olive oil targets toxic beta-amyloid proteins in Alzheimers disease.

2009-09-24 : Gammaglobulin Treatment Test for Alzheimer's Disease : Slowing down the progression of Alzheimers Disease (AD) using Intravenous Immune Globulin (IGIV) or gammaglobulin.

2009-09-21 : Over 35 Million People have Dementia Worldwide : People with dementia Alzheimers disease and caregivers are deprived of the treatment and care they need.

2009-09-14 : New Marker for Alzheimer's Disease Discovered : Substance in spinal fluid that can be used to diagnose Alzheimers disease.

2009-07-14 : Drug Rescues Alzheimer's Disease Memory Loss : Treatment may be on the horizon for people in the early stages of Alzheimers the leading cause of elderly dementia.

2009-07-14 : Early Signs of Alzheimer's Detected by Memory Test and PET Scans : Cognitive tests and brain scans can work as early warning system for development of Alzheimers disease.

2009-06-18 : Cerebrospinal Fluid Shows Alzheimer's Disease Deterioration Earlier : It is possible to determine which patients run a high risk of developing Alzheimers disease and the dementia associated with it.

2009-05-24 : Alzheimer's Discovery Could Bring Early Diagnosis, Treatment Closer : Study offers new hope for the early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimers disease.

2009-05-05 : Delirium Accelerates Memory Decline in Alzheimer's Patients : Delirium often develops in elderly patients during hospitalization or serious illness.

2009-03-17 : Shrinking in Brain Hippocampus Precedes Alzheimer's Disease : People who have lost brain cells in the hippocampus area of the brain are more likely to develop dementia.

2009-03-11 : Blood Test for Alzheimer's Possible Study Suggests : Researchers reveal relationship between two antibodies and Alzheimers disease symptoms raising hopes a diagnostic blood test for the disorder is within reach.

2009-02-25 : New Piece in Alzheimer's Puzzle : Yale researchers have filled in a missing gap on the molecular road map of Alzheimers disease.

2009-02-19 : Drug Could Improve Alzheimer's Memory Loss : A drug used in a type of hereditary metabolic disorder improved the memory of laboratory animals with Alzheimers disease.

2009-01-27 : Medication and Care for Alzheimer Patients : Caregiving tips for Alzheimer patients who suffer from anxiety when exposed to noise or larger number of people.

2009-01-27 : Slowing the Progression of Alzheimer's Disease : Tips if you or any family members or friends are diagnosed with Alzheimers Disease which is an aging brain disease.

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