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Why So Many People with Alzheimer’s Aren’t Being Diagnosed

If you or someone you love was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, would you want to know? According to a new report from the Alzheimer’s Association, the majority of Americans with Alzheimer’s dis…

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The Easily-Treatable Condition That’s Often Mistaken for Alzheimer’s

Great strides have been made in increasing public awareness and research dollars for neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s. But there’s a lesser-known disorder, called…

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The Shocking Alzheimer’s Revelation that Could Impact 600,000 Americans

Memory loss is often regarded as the hallmark of Alzheimer’s, but more than 10 percent of Alzheimer’s patients have little or no trouble with their recall, according to a surprising, new Mayo Clinic r…

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Blood Test Could Predict Alzheimer’s. Good News?

Stories about a new blood test that may detect Alzheimer's disease three years before the onset of major symptoms has been making the rounds on most major news outlets. The claim: Georgetown Univer…

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Alzheimer’s or Normal Aging? Scientists May Finally Be Able to Tell

Have you ever lost your keys or blanked on a friend's name and wondered whether you're developing Alzheimer's? This fear is common among people who are middle-aged and older, many of whom have take…

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