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Alzheimer's & Dementia

Created:   7/21/2009
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This collection contains articles on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, such as vascular dementia, frontotemporal dementia, and others. Sign up to receive an alert by email or RSS when new articles, podcasts, video, blog posts, and letters to the editor on Alzheimer's disease or other dementias are added to this collection: Go to the "Collection Alerts" box in the right-hand column.

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Try This at Home: New research methods and advanced technology allow patients to participate in clinical trials right in their own homes.

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Healing Tails: Service and therapy dogs can transform the lives of people with neurologic conditions such as epilepsy, autism, and multiple sclerosis. Dog owners and other experts...

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Weighty Matters: Obesity has been linked to neurologic problems such as migraine, dementia, and sleep apnea. Our experts review the evidence and offer advice for getting weight...

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Take Action: For many patients and their families, advocacy is about helping themselves and others—and they say anyone can do it.

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Road Map: Millions of Americans care for sick or aging relatives from miles away. These resources can help with logistics—and ease the guilt and worry.

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Drink to your Health: A daily glass of wine or bottle of beer may protect against stroke, Parkinson's disease, and cognitive decline, research suggests.

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Pressure Drop: New evidence suggests low blood pressure may hasten mental decline in elderly people at risk for dementia.

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Legal Terms to Know

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Denial and Dementia

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Dealing with Dementia

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Dealing with Dementia

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Dealing with Dementia

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A Good Read: Whether you want to exercise more, lose weight, or become an advocate, this issue can help you succeed.

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A Noble Idea: A phase 2 clinical trial currently underway looks at whether a new drug can protect neurons against damage from Alzheimer's disease.

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Dementia 101: Not all dementia is Alzheimer's disease. Knowing the difference affects planning, management, and prognosis. Our primer breaks down the four most common types, as...

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Holiday Gifts: Grief and loss may dampen celebrations after a neurologic diagnosis, but people who've been there say they experience joy and humor, too. Here's how to remain open...

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Raising Hope: After a neurologic diagnosis, some people get stuck in despair while others find a way to move on. Try these strategies to rebuild your life.

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Mediterranean Menu

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Diet for Life: Eating more nuts, fish, whole grains, and olive oil may reduce stroke risk and slow brain aging.

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Help for the Caring: Not all caregivers want an extra hand, even when they really need it. Here's how to accept assistance—and handle the ambivalent emotions that may arise.

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Participate in Dementia Prevention: Volunteering for clinical trials is a meaningful way to push research forward on Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Here are a few studies to...

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4 Habits to Remember

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Protect Your Memory: New evidence suggests that healthy living may help preserve brain power.

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A Labor of Love: Actress Connie Shulman spent a year documenting a friend's dementia to raise awareness of a fatal disease, and discovered new depths of friendship.

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Anger Management: Many neurologic conditions can cause difficult behavioral changes. Try these strategies for keeping your loved one's aggression or confusion in check.

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Readers Like Me: We asked 10 subscribers who have been with Neurology Now for 10 years to share their stories. Here's what they told us.

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A Leader Takes on Brain Disease: Two personal tragedies spur former Vice President Walter F. Mondale's support for aggressive brain research.

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Calm Your Mind: Stress can wreak havoc on the brain, especially if you have a neurologic condition. Learn how to manage it and lessen its negative effects.

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Neurology News: When Does Depression Signal Dementia?: Research says certain features of depression may hint of later dementia.

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Treat Alzheimer's Early: A new trial aims to delay onset of this disease in asymptomatic people at high risk.

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Quick Tips: 3 Questions for Top Sleep Docs: With Sleep Awareness Week around the corner, we asked sleep experts to answer the questions that keep our readers awake at night.

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This Way In: Caucusing for Cures: A legislator's personal history fuels his commitment to raising funds for medical innovation.

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A photo series of Neurology Now readers.

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The Ties That Bind: Staying social keeps the mind active.

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Pseudobulbar Affect: Research points to an effective treatment for different neurological conditions.

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Neurology Then and Now: How our understanding of five common neurologic conditions has changed in 30 years.

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Tech Talk: An App to Spur Creative Expression in Alzheimer's Patients

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Sugar High: Evidence linking blood sugar with cognitive problems is one the rise.

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Staying Sharp: What you do during your free time could help save your brain.

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The Keys to Safety: How neurologic conditions affect driving.

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Promising But Preliminary: Study shows modest benefit of vitamin E for mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease.

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How does dementia in Parkinson's differ from dementia in Alzheimer's?

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Neurology News: World Leaders Gather to Fight Alzheimer's Disease

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Sleep Well: Could getting more high-quality sleep protect the brain?

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Glen Campbell: The Editor Responds

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Glen Campbell

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Glen Campbell: The Editor Responds

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Glen Campbell

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Pictures of You

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An ‘F’ for Online Dementia Tests

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Let's Get Physical

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Still on the Line

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Neurology News: Having Their Say: Patient Bloggers

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Speak Up for Dementia

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Looking for Clinical Trials for Alzheimer's Disease: The Editor Responds

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Looking for Clinical Trials for Alzheimer's Disease

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Non-Alzheimer's Dementias

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Picture the Brain: New brain-imaging techniques provide better ways to diagnose and treat neurologic conditions.

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This Way In: Scientists Set Dementia Research Goals

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Peering Into the Brain: Advances in imaging are disentangling the effects of “normal” aging from disease.

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Food for Thought

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Control Your Blood Pressure, Save Your Brain

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Five Questions to Ask Your Neurologist

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Advocacy: BRAIN Initiative Brings Resources and Challenges

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The Brain Needs Blood: Vascular cognitive impairment, one of the most common forms of dementia, may be preventable.

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Searching for the Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

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One Precious Gift: Families donate brains to answer their own questions—and those of science.

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This Way In: Are “medical foods” marketed to improve symptoms of neurologic conditions such as dementia worth the money?

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Letter: Speak Up: Alzheimer's disease

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Speak Up: The Mother I Knew

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Obstructive sleep apnea, which has been linked to cognitive problems, is treatable

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Speaking of Alzheimer's: CBS Broadcaster Jim Nantz's famous voice has never been clearer.

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Neurology News: Neurologists asked to probe for violence

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Lewy body disease

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Lewy body disease

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Dementia in the Workplace: How long should someone with dementia keep working?

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A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer's Caregiver

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Get Well, Spend Less: How to save money on treatment costs through patient assistance programs.

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Alzheimer's Disease Studies

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Clinical Trial Watch: Family Mission—By joining studies, the Noonans are helping unravel the mystery of Alzheimer's disease

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Some Kind of Wonderful, Indeed: For actress Lea Thompson, Alzheimer's disease advocate is the role of a lifetime

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NEUROLOGY NEWS: Smoking May Double Dementia Risk

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Support for Alzheimer's Patients and Their Families

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Come Together: Actors Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker on how Alzheimer's disease has made their family bond stronger.

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From the Editor: Caregiving demands taking care of yourself, too.

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When the Nose Doesn't Know

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THIS WAY IN: How Does Health Care Reform Impact You?

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When Should People With Dementia Stop Driving?

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New Imaging Captures the Brain's Complexity

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New Imaging Captures the Brain's Complexity

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One More Thought.

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Of Mice and Humans

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The “Other” Dementias

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Terra Incognita

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Get It in Writing!

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This Way In: Covering Adult Day Care

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Facing Down Stigma

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Wellness in the Workplace: How and why to take advantage of preventive care coverage.

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PICK'S DISEASE

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APHASIA

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