Posts Tagged ‘discovery’

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New Method of Detecting Alzheimer’s is Found Right Under Scientist’s Nose, Literally

Now, your nose could help in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, literally. This is all thanks to German scientists who claim to have developed a test for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, years before symptoms appear — simply by looking in your nose. The discovery has been hailed as a breakthrough […]

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Scientists Hope they Have Found Way to Turn Off Neurodegenerative Diseases | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

As the elderly populations rise in many parts of the world, including the U.S., so does the incidence of neurodegenerative disease. Now a team of scientists led by Northwestern University professor Richard I. Morimoto may have discovered a “master switch” that controls the development of the diseases, which include Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, and how long […]

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Safeguards Needed to Prevent Discrimination of Early Alzheimer’s Patients in the Workplace

The changing tide of Alzheimer’s diagnosis presents new challenges to the public, physicians and lawmakers: if you could find out your Alzheimer’s risk, would you want to know? How should doctors tell you your risk? And what does it mean for the many newly diagnosed Americans still in the workplace? Despite the emergence of new […]