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Alz·hei·mer

(awltz'hī-mĕr),
Alois, German neurologist, 1864-1915. See: Alzheimer dementia, Alzheimer disease, Alzheimer sclerosis.
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Founder and General Secretary of Alzheimer's Pakistan Rawalpindi Chapter (APRC) Major (R) Mian Abdul Basit said this book helped caregivers and family members to manage Alzheimer patients in better way through this guideline.
Yasmeen Rashid talked to the doctors and patients in Memory and Alzheimer clinic.
New findings from an Alzheimer's Association survey found a majority of Americans would be concerned about offending a family member (76 percent), or ruining their relationship (69 percent) if they were to approach that person about observed signs of Alzheimer's.
Alzheimer's is a complex disease that likely has multiple, interrelated causes.
Funds raised through the partnership will enhance the Association's care and support programs, including the 24/7 Helpline and provide educational materials on brain health as well as funds for critical Alzheimer's disease research and grassroots awareness activities.
This is the first study to examine what happens in the pathways of brain tissues and endothelial cells, the cells lining blood vessels in the brains of Alzheimer's patients treated with diabetes medication.
What they found is that Alzheimer's biology is likely impacted by a complex constellation of viral and host genetic factors.
"When my father was first diagnosed with Alzheimer's, I wanted to immediately find ways to impact the cause," David says.
Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia, which is the loss of thinking, remembering, and reasoning.
Antidepressant initiation was more frequent among persons with Alzheimer's disease already 9 years before the diagnosis than among comparison persons not diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States; however, it may cause even more deaths than official sources recognize.