Posts Tagged ‘Fisher Center’

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What are the Symptoms of Early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease?

More than a third of people with early-onset Alzheimer’s, a form of Alzheimer’s that typically occurs before age 60, do not have memory loss as their chief complaint, a new study reports. Instead, many have behavioral problems or problems with vision or language that raise red flags, and Alzheimer’s often goes undiagnosed in such patients. […]

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Looking for a Cure For Alzheimer’s? Check the Kitchen | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

Coffee, broccoli and cinnamon are among the common foods that scientists are investigating in search of new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. All three contain ingredients that showed promise in fighting the effects of Alzheimer’s on the brain. But the results of the tests, done in laboratory animals, are preliminary. Much more research needs to be […]

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Diabetes Increases Dementia Risk, Proven by Two New Studies | Alzheimer’s Articles, Information and Resources

Two new studies highlight the connections between diabetes and dementia. One adds to a growing body of evidence that diabetes, one of the most common medical disorders among older Americans, is a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. But intensive treatments for diabetes in those who already have it have limited […]