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Alzheimer’s – What it is; Causes: Classic Sources

Alzheimer's Disease Deaths Increase Significantly Over Last Decade

New statistics released on Tuesday, March 19, from both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Alzheimer’s Association have found that both the risk of dying from Alzheimer’s Disease and the actual number of Alzheimer’s . . . → Read More: Alzheimer’s Disease Deaths Increase Significantly Over Last Decade

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Obama Administration Releases New National Plan to Fight Alzheimer's

On May 15, 2012, U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius released the final version of the first comprehensive National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease, which has been under development pursuant to the National Alzheimer’s Project Act . . . → Read More: Obama Administration Releases New National Plan to Fight Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer's Spreads in the Brain like a Virus, New Study Finds

A new study published on February 1 in the journal PosS One has found that Alzheimer’s Disease spreads throughout the brain through a distorted protein known as Tau jumping from one cell to another, like a virus. Previously, scientists . . . → Read More: Alzheimer’s Spreads in the Brain like a Virus, New Study Finds

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Johns Hopkins Releases 2012 Memory White Paper

Johns Hopkins has released the updated 2012 Edition of the Johns Hopkins Memory White Paper. According to a recent Johns Hopkins Health Alert, the Johns Hopkins Memory White Paper compiles in simple language for consumers some of the best . . . → Read More: Johns Hopkins Releases 2012 Memory White Paper

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September is World Alzheimer's Month; September 21 is Alzheimer's Action Day

The Alzheimer’s Association has declared September “World Alzheimer’s Month,” a time to place focus on Alzheimer’s and the need for public education, awareness and action to combat the “Alzheimer’s Epidemic” that threatens the world as populations age. As part . . . → Read More: September is World Alzheimer’s Month; September 21 is Alzheimer’s Action Day

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New Guidelines for Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

For the first time in 27 years, the clinical criteria and guidelines for diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease have been revised. The new Guidelines recognize that the development of Alzheimer’s begins 10 or more years before clear symptoms of the . . . → Read More: New Guidelines for Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

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Nearly 15 Million Americans Are Now Caring for Someone With Alzheimer's Disease - A Number Rapidly Growing

Nearly 15 million Americans are now caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia, an increase of 37 percent over the number at this time last year, according to a significant new report released . . . → Read More: Nearly 15 Million Americans Are Now Caring for Someone With Alzheimer’s Disease – A Number Rapidly Growing

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The Alzheimer’s Association on Alzheimer’s Disease – A Comprehensive Resource

The website of the Alzheimer’s Association – A Comprehensive Resource on Alzheimer’s Disease. The website of the Alzheimer’s Association provides a most comprehensive resource for families caring for elderly loved ones with Alzheimer’s Disease. It includes links to: Overview; . . . → Read More: The Alzheimer’s Association on Alzheimer’s Disease – A Comprehensive Resource

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A Virtual Library on Alzheimer’s Disease

A Virtual Library on Alzheimer’s Disease, Provided by the Alzheimer’s Association. Find a list of available Publications, Resources, and learn How to Borrow from the virtual library. View Info »

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MedlinePlus on Alzheimer’s Disease

MedlinePlus on Alzheimer’s Disease. Website by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. A good place to start. Contains all the basic information on Alzheimer’s Disease, its nature, causes, statistics, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, and . . . → Read More: MedlinePlus on Alzheimer’s Disease

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Overview

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Overview, by the Cleveland Clinic Overview of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia by the Cleveland Clinic, including What it is, causes, occurrence, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and risk factors, and other introductory information. »View Info

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Mayo Clinic Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease

Mayo Clinic Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease, The Essential Resource for Treatment, Coping and Caregiving (Hardcover), by the Mayo Clinic. A classic source on Alzheimer’s Disease, what is it, causes, symptoms and diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and information for caregivers of . . . → Read More: Mayo Clinic Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease

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A Guide to Alzheimer’s

A Guide to Alzheimer’s, by Harvard Medical School Available for purchase from Harvard Medical School. As described by Harvard, “The information in this guide includes help for family members and caregivers, as well as for the individuals with Alzheimer’s. . . . → Read More: A Guide to Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias: Understanding the Differences

Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias: Understanding the Differences, From Helpguide.org. Helpful basic information on the causes . . . → Read More: Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias: Understanding the Differences

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