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Memory Loss

What is Memory Loss? Memory loss is unusual forgetfulness that can be caused by brain damage due to disease or injury, or it can be caused by severe emotional trauma. Possible Causes of Memory Loss: Aging Alzheimer’s disease Other forms … Continue reading


Cell November 14, 2008 Full PDF: Click Here Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s Research In the November 14, 2008 issue of the journal Cell, researchers at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research at The Rockefeller University report a breakthrough in cellular … Continue reading

Other Forms of Dementia

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare, degenerative, invariably fatal brain disorder. It affects about one person in every one million people per year worldwide; in the United States there are about 200 cases per year. CJD usually appears … Continue reading