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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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Memorial Day Travel Tips For Families Impacted By Dementia

Advise airlines and hotels that you’re traveling with someone who has memory impairment and inform them of safety concerns and special needs.

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When Is Alzheimer’s Not Alzheimer’s?

Some people told they have Alzheimer’s may instead have a newly identified mimic of the disease, and scientists say even though neither is yet curable.

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Robots To Give Dementia Caregivers What They Want

Researchers found that caregivers wanted the robots to fulfill two major roles: support positive moments shared by caregivers and their loved ones; and lessen caregivers’ emotional stress by taking on difficult tasks.

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Having Great-Grandparents, Cousins With Alzheimer’s Linked To Higher Risk

Having a parent with Alzheimer’s disease has been known to raise a person’s risk of developing the disease, but new research suggests that having second- and third-degree relatives who have had Alzheimer’s may also increase risk.

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