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2011-04-18 23:01:00

- Research Agenda Suggested for Detecting Pre-Symptomatic Alzheimer's - - New Alzheimer's Definition Moves Researchers Closer to Early Detection and Intervention - CHICAGO, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time in 27 years, new criteria and guidelines for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease have been published by three expert workgroups spearheaded by the Alzheimer's Association and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)....

2010-07-06 12:29:59

Study suggests depression is a risk factor and not an early sign of Alzheimer's disease Depression is commonly reported in people with Alzheimer's disease and its precursor, mild cognitive impairment, with several studies suggesting having a history of major depression may nearly double your risk of developing dementia later in life. However, it has been unclear if depression is a symptom of the disease or a potential cause of the disease. To study the relationship between Alzheimer's and...

2009-07-12 11:06:51

A doctor's positive attitude to Alzheimer's diagnosis and their trusting, personal relationships with local dementia support service providers are powerful enablers for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's, according to new research reported today at the Alzheimer's Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease (ICAD 2009) in Vienna. Current data suggests that less than 35 percent of people with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias have a diagnosis of the condition in their...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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