Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's

A Treatable Brain Disorder That’s Often Mistaken for Alzheimer’s

A shuffling gait, incontinence, a mind that’s less sharp than before…they seem like early signs of dementia, but they might be something more treatable.

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A Sniff Test for Alzheimer’s Disease

An easy-to-take commercially-available"sniff" test greatly improves the diagnosis of those most likely to develop Alzheimer's. Should you take it?

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What’s Causing This Inappropriate Laughter?

A good belly laugh feels good. But when a person laughs (or sobs) at inappropriate times or can’t seem to stop, it may signal a serious condition.

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About Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

What Is Dementia? Dementia is the loss of cognitive functioning—thinking, remembering and reasoning—and behavioral abilities to such an extent that…

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Other Conditions That Cause Dementia

Doctors have identified many other conditions that can cause dementia or dementia-like symptoms. Other Brain Diseases Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). A…

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Brain Health Glossary

A alpha-synuclein A protein that is implicated in abnormal clumps called Lewy bodies, which are seen in the brains of…

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Brain Basics: Know Your Brain

The brain is the most complex part of the human body. This three-pound organ is the seat of intelligence, interpreter…

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About Alzheimer’s Disease: Alzheimer’s Basics

What Is Alzheimer's Disease? Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and,…

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Brain Health Resources

For more information on neurological disorders or research programs, contact the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke’s Brain Resources…

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Slow Alzheimer’s Progression…Without Drugs

Every now and then, researchers announce yet another “breakthrough” drug to halt mental declines or clear away the sticky brain…

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The Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Prevention Diet

As head of the renowned Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian, Richard S. Isaacson, MD, is on…

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Dr. Kosik’s 6-Step Alzheimer’s Prevention Plan

If someone told you that there was a pill with no side effects and strong evidence showing that it helps…

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Resveratrol for Alzheimer’s Treatment: Time to Celebrate?

You’d have to drink 1,000 bottles of red wine to get the amount of the antiaging compound resveratrol that’s used…

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New Theory on Alzheimer’s

New research into the causes of Alzheimer's disease is showing an intriguing new direction in formal treatment — one that might…

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Can These Four Recipes Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

In a beautiful world, we would cook and share delicious meals that satisfy our senses, nourish our bodies and keep…