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New Drug Therapy May Reduce Apathy in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

Apathy is one of the most prevalent behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. However, apathy in Alzheimer's patients is often under-recognized or misdiagnosed as depression.

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Research Provides New Hope for the Treatment of Patients with Neuropsychiatric Diseases

Research to understand and treat brain disease is painstaking, complicated and highly specialized work. But new treatments and possibly even cures for the brain diseases could be a reality sooner than ever thought possible.

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How Hearing Loss is Linked to Dementia

You might think that a hearing loss is a fairly minor part of aging, but recent research has show that the ability to hear plays a significant role in maintaining brain health.

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13 Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

There’s no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, making it one of the most feared and misunderstood diagnoses – for patients and, perhaps even more so, for their loved ones.

These 3 Things Activate Alzheimer's in Your Brain

The 3 Known Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease

A specific cause of Alzheimer's disease has yet to be uncovered. But medical research is finding increasing evidence that you can control some risk factors. Learn what you can do.

The Screening Every Older Adult Should Get

The Screening Every Older Adult Should Get

Is there an older adult in your life who you worry about because they live on their own? A geriatric assessment can help you size up the situation and recommend what needs to be done.

When to Be Concerned About Memory Loss

When You Should Be Concerned About Memory Loss

So you’ve forgotten why you went into the dining room or you’ve misplaced your car keys – again. How do you know if your absentmindedness is normal or a sign of something more serious?

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