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Memory Problems May Be More Common in Men

Researchers who studied seniors living in Minnesota found that elderly men were more likely than their female peers to have serious memory problems. Men were more likely to have a condition called mild cognitive impairment, or MCI, a form of … Continue reading

Visualizing Alzheimer’s

By Toby Bilanow For centuries, scientists had few clues about the inner workings of the brain. The three pounds of nerve tissue that give us our thoughts and memories remained stubbornly out of reach. But all that is changing rapidly. … Continue reading

Clinical Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

By Dr. Barry Reisberg Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a characteristic process with readily identifiable clinical stages. These clinical stages exist in a continuum with normal aging processes. The clinical stages of AD can be described in alternative ways. For example, … Continue reading

Spinal Fluid Test Can Predict Early Alzheimer’s

A test that measures proteins in the spinal fluid was accurate in detecting which people with memory problems would go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease. The findings could lead to a safe and accurate way to test for Alzheimer’s disease … Continue reading

New Alzheimer’s Brain Dye Shows Promise for Early Diagnosis

A novel radioactive dye shows promise in detecting early brain changes in people with Alzheimer’s and could offer a new tool for diagnosing the disease at an early stage, when treatment may be most effective. The compound may also prove … Continue reading

What Brain Scans and Gene Studies Can Teach Us About Alzheimer’s

Gene researchers have discovered several genes that may play a role in Alzheimer’s, and doctors who study the brain using imaging scans have identified changes in certain brain structures that may also be associated with the disease. Now, scientists have … Continue reading

Press Release – Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Alzheimer’s & Dementia January 11, 2010, Full PDF: Click Here Small Signs of Memory Loss Can Lead to Big Problems If you are over 65 and feel like you might have an issue with your memory it is more important … Continue reading

Press Release

Alzheimer’s & Dementia January 11, 2010 Full PDF Click Here Small Signs of Memory Loss Can Lead to Big Problems If you are over 65 and feel like you might have an issue with your memory it is more important … Continue reading

About ALZinfo.org

Education is the first step to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. ALZinfo.org is a tool of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation to educate people about this devastating disease. The mission of the website is to educate, engage … Continue reading

Regular Exercise and Resistance Training Are Good for the Brain

Ongoing physical activity has been linked to a longer life and all kinds of benefits for the body, including less heart disease, fewer falls and broken bones, greater lung function and a trimmer physique. Now, two new studies provide further … Continue reading