Category: Alzheimer disease

Diagnosing dementia 0

Diagnosing dementia

ACCORDING TO THE Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC; www.cdc.gov), Alzheimer’s disease is perhaps the most common form of dementia, although several other forms exist. Dementia is not a specific disease. Rather it...

Stuck on Memory Lane? 0

Stuck on Memory Lane?

Everyone forgets where they parked the car now and then. But if you find those incidents are happening often, it could be signaling something more serious — like Alzheimer’s. Learn the 10 indicators of...

The Long Good-Bye 0

The Long Good-Bye

Alzheimer’s disease attacks nearly four million people every year. Recent genetic discoveries may better explain why it happens, but what can be done to delay it? Doctors in Seattle may have found one answer....