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Measuring Cognitive Change in Subjects With Prodromal Alzheimer’s Disease

Abstract Objective: To investigate the sensitivity of a large set of neuropsychological tests to detect cognitive changes due to prodromal Alzheimer’s disease(AD); to compare their metrological properties in order to select a restricted number of these tests for the longitudinal follow-up … Continue reading

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What Is Fisetin? And Does It Slow Dementia?

This is the Medscape Neurology Minute. I am Dr. Alan Jacobs. Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have published a series of studies evaluating a flavonol called fisetin, found in many fruits and vegetables, that has been shown … Continue reading

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Blood test predicts Alzheimer’s disease

(CNN) — In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have developed a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease that predicts with astonishing accuracy whether a healthy person will develop the disease. Though much work still needs to be done, it is hoped the test … Continue reading

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Brain Food: What to Avoid

Medscape’s 2-part Brain Food slideshow series looked at how what we eat can benefit the brain. From salmon cutting stroke risk to coffee curbing depression, the data are copious. But the past couple of years have seen countless studies also looking at … Continue reading

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Music, Art and Alzheimer’s

Music and art can enrich the lives of people with Alzheimer’s disease. Both allow for self-expression and engagement, even after dementia has progressed. Music Although music has been with us since the dawn of time, in the last few decades … Continue reading

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Patients’ self-reported memory slips may be early signs of Alzheimer’s

  Several new Alzheimer’s studies suggest adults who think they’re having memory slips or cognitive problems may be onto something. Four studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Association’s International Conference on July 17 in Boston show that a patient’s subjective concerns … Continue reading

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Highlights From the World’s Largest Conference for Dementia Research

Jul 24, 2013 As a scientist and administrator, and as immediate past chair of the Alzheimer’s Association Medical and Scientific Advisory Council and a current member of the Association’s Board of Directors, I have seen the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC®) grow into … Continue reading

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