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Researchers Rethink Alzheimer’s, Diversifying The Drug Search

When researchers at the University of Kentucky compare brains donated from people who died with dementia, very rarely do they find one that bears only Alzheimer’s trademark plaques and tangles — no other damage.

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Don’t Delay Alzheimer’s Talk: Early Diagnosis Makes A Big Difference

After 30 years of painting commercial buildings, Mario Martinez of San Jose, California, had experienced days like this before, grueling hours under a sun-soaked sky, doing back-breaking work.

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Blood Test Is Fairly Accurate At Identifying Early Alzheimer’s

Up to two decades before people develop the characteristic memory loss and confusion of Alzheimer’s disease, damaging clumps of protein start to build up in their brains.

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Creator Of Brain Exam That Trump Aced Demands New Tester Training

Last year, Dr. Ronny Jackson, then the White House physician, gave Donald Trump a standard test to detect early signs of dementia.

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Why Alzheimer’s Risk For Women Differs From Men

Two-thirds of Alzheimer’s cases in the U.S. are in women and it’s not just because we live longer.

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Can Teeth Brushing Postpone Alzheimer’s?

You don’t only avoid holes in your teeth by keeping good oral hygiene, Norwegian researchers have discovered a clear connection between gum disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

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