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Words like "suffering" and "patient" place dementia in a tragedy narrative and make it difficult for the caregiver to stay positive.
Despite tremendous advances in the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, scientists have yet to pinpoint the causes of the disorder.
People with Alzheimer’s disease who are treated with diabetes medications have significantly fewer brain markers of the disease, according to this study.
No two people with dementia are the same. Tune into this interview with neurologist and author Gayatri Devi, M.D. to learn about championing persons with Alzehimer’s while supporting the caregiver in a challenging role.
Here’s how people living with Alzheimer’s disease, and their families, can prepare for the future.
Evolving theories about how Alzheimer’s may spread in the brain could conceivably help drug developers find ways to defeat the disease.
Not a day goes by in my battle with early-onset Alzheimer’s that I don’t feel another sliver of my brain is being shaved off.
About 5 percent of people with Alzheimer’s disease are diagnosed at age 65 or younger. Here’s what to know about the early-onset form of the illness.
Peter V. Rabins, M.D., M.P.H. highlights 10 changes in mental functioning that may signal Alzheimer's disease, such as difficulty completing tasks and confusion with place and time.
Named for the German physician who first identified it in 1906, Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, accounting for 60 to 80 percent of cases.