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What to Do After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Steps you can take to help and support a loved one with Alzheimer’s. By Christina BoufisWebMD Magazine – Feature Rosemary Orange, 53, of Ottawa, Ontario, ...

Is Tau the ‘How’ Behind Alzheimer’s?

FRIDAY Oct. 31, 2014, 2014 — Malfunction of a key brain protein called tau is the likely culprit behind Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of ...

Is Tau the ‘How’ Behind Alzheimer’s?

Is Tau the ‘How’ Behind Alzheimer’s? When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice WebMD News from HealthDay By Dennis Thompson ...

Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer’s Risk

Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer’s Risk But other experts doubt that a herpes infection could cause the brain disease WebMD News from HealthDay ...

Scientists Inch Closer to Alzheimer’s Origins

SUNDAY Oct. 12, 2014, 2014 — A laboratory study seems to support the theory that a buildup of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain is the ...

Report Claims Success Treating Alzheimer’s Memory Loss

Report: Success Treating Alzheimer’s Memory Loss But experts won’t embrace this 36-point program of lifestyle changes and supplements without more research WebMD News from HealthDay ...

Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer’s Risk

Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer’s Researchers say long-term use of drugs in older adults is a concern WebMD News from HealthDay By Amy ...

Study: 1 in 3 Alzheimer’s Cases ‘Preventable’

Study: 1 in 3 Alzheimer’s Cases ‘Preventable’ By Peter RussellWebMD Health News Reviewed by Sheena Meredith, MD July 14, 2014 — About one-third of Alzheimer’s ...

Could a Simple Smell Test Help Spot Alzheimer’s Early?

SUNDAY July 13, 2014, 2014 — New research suggests that a faltering sense of smell might signal the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, and that ...

Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer’s, Studies Suggest

SUNDAY July 13, 2014, 2014 — Eye tests could be used to identify people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, two new studies suggest. ...

Alzheimer’s Prevention Starts with Marijuana, According to British Journal

Alzheimer’s Disease includes reduced brain activity and function (red areas above), the result of years of accumulated damage. THC and CBD in marijuana seem to ...

Could Certain Antidepressants Slow Alzheimer’s?

Could Certain Antidepressants Slow Alzheimer’s? Early study suggests Celexa, and other drugs in its class, might help, but many questions remain WebMD News from HealthDay ...

Five Ways Cannabinoids Could Help Combat Alzheimer’s

As treatment options for those stricken with Alzheimer’s remains limited, the idea of utilizing specific marijuana cannabinoids is beginning to gain some serious traction. Over ...

Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Alzheimer’s

Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Alzheimer’s Scientists who tested seniors say the results detected almost all of those who would develop problems WebMD ...

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Changes Ahead for You and Your Family

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Changes Ahead for You and Your Family By Camille PaganWebMD Feature Reviewed by Neil Lava, MD A dementia diagnosis can ...

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