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Latest Depression of Alzheimer disease Stories

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). The...

2010-07-06 12:29:59

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.

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.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.