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2008-06-27 00:02:36

This is your brain on Facebook. Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine used concepts borrowed from the popular social networking site to analyze the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease.

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2008-04-08 13:00:00

People who have reported symptoms of depression in the past are more susceptible to developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to two recent studies.

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2008-03-14 17:02:34

A team of researchers in Bedford, Mass. has developed a way of examining brain tissue with near-infrared light to detect signs of Alzheimer's disease.

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2008-02-22 17:20:00

A study from University College London shows that Alzheimer’s disease may be more quickly and accurately diagnosed by computers than doctors or experts. Computers may ensure an earlier diagnosis, as well as detect brain damage with 96% accuracy.

2007-03-16 00:00:13

By Jens Manuel Krogstad, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Mar. 15--CEDAR FALLS -- A University of Iowa neuropsychologist said recent research suggests simply complaining about memory loss, even if tests don't reveal problems, can be an early indicator of Alzheimer's disease.

2006-11-02 15:00:56

CHICAGO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's disease was discovered 100 years ago on Saturday, November 4, 2006. Currently 4.5 million people in America have Alzheimer's and that figure is expected to grow to as many as 16 million by 2050.

2006-07-18 22:55:10

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women destined to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease often show a reduction in body weight many years before symptom onset, new research shows. However, men who develop this neurologic disorder do not show any weight changes.

2006-02-22 13:10:07

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The rate of mental decline seen with in patients with Alzheimer's disease is directly related to the educational level of the affected individual, according to a report in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry.

2006-02-22 12:22:57

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The rate of mental decline seen with in patients with Alzheimer's disease is directly related to the educational level of the affected individual, according to a report in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry.

2005-09-06 12:58:40

By Patricia Reaney DUBLIN (Reuters) - Could a simple word test be used to identify people who might be suffering from the very early stages of Alzheimer's disease? British scientists think so.


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