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Here’s why Alzheimer’s disease is hard to diagnose in men

Women represent 72 per cent of Canadians living with Alzheimer’s disease – a pattern that’s seen around the world.

Scientists have been trying to figure out why the devastating disease afflicts women so much more and in a new study they suggest that men are simply underdiagnosed because their symptoms are flying under the radar. 562 more words

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Cheap, simple tests may be able to detect Alzheimer's disease earlier

Cheap and simple tests may be able to detect Alzheimer’s disease at an earlier stage, new research shows.

Smell and eye tests could help doctors diagnose the disease before symptoms appear, the Alzheimer’s Association said in a statement. 186 more words

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Cheap, simple tests might be able to detect Alzheimer's disease earlier

DENVER — Cheap and simple tests might be able to detect Alzheimer’s disease at an earlier stage, research shows.

Smell and eye tests could help doctors diagnose the disease before symptoms appear, the Alzheimer’s Association said in a statement. 184 more words

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Why I Walk Wednesday with Sarah Smith

Why I Walk
For me, 2016 marks ten years of volunteering with the Alzheimer’s Association and specifically, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.  I have witnessed lots of changes in those ten years.  255 more words

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How Coconut Oil May Rescue The Brain From Alzheimer's Disease

The internet loves a good “natural cure” recovery story.  For instance, when Dr. Mary Newport, MD, dramatically reverses her husband’s symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease after just two weeks of adding coconut oil to his diet, thousands… 765 more words

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A Radically New Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease Causes and Cures

Alzheimer’s disease is expanding unchecked throughout the modern world, despite billions spent annually on pharmaceutical interventions. Could the calcification of the brain play a role? 988 more words

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Yoga may reduce mild cognitive impairment

Let me state my biases right upfront, I am a yoga practitioner, so I may have a tendency to be less critical of yoga positive research. 563 more words