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When it comes to your health, or the health of someone close to you, it can feel like there’s just too much information out there. At CurationHealth, we get it. We focus on finding relevant and quality news stories about the big health care issues. And we help you make sense of it all.

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, one in 10 Americans age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s and more studies into Asian Americans are needed. Dr. Oanh Le Meyer had recently started studying...

Once you accept Alzheimer's World and learn how to operate in Alzheimer's World you'll learn that opposites can indeed attract. And stick together like glue. To understand Alzheimer's You must redefine reality This new reality is called Alzheimer's World...

I must remind myself that the hard to comprehend behaviors being expressed by a person living with Alzheimer's are part of the disease, and are not a deliberate bad act on the their part. It is difficult to describe the range of emotions an Alzheimer's...

After an incredible outpouring of emotions the caregiver experiences an immediate sense of relief when they first learn they are not alone. In a series of articles I asked Alzheimer's caregiver a simple question that could be defined this way -- Will...

Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease presents unique challenges, when a patient is still working or parenting children. The personality changes involved can result in job loss or divorce before a...

I finally learned how to convince a person living with dementia to do what you want them to do. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room After reading Communicating in Alzheimer's World -- our reader Judy commented: So this may work well with the eating,...

Do you ever feel like you are failing to connect with your loved one living with dementia? I know what this feels like because it happened to me. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room In the beginning my mother would say almost daily - I don't want you...

Experts at the annual “Date With a Cure” forum also focus on the importance of getting people into clinical trials for Alzheimer's drugs. The San Diego Union-Tribune: For Alzheimer's Caregivers,...

“How long have you got?” This is why my boss asked me when I informed him, in July 2014, that I had early-onset Alzheimer’s. I had a file an inch thick with suggestions for how I would be able to...

Key Points Question   What are the associations between specific adolescent cognitive abilities and Alzheimer disease and related disorders in later life? Findings   In this cohort study of...

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Credit: CC0 Public Domain A breakthrough by Wits scientists could see patients with Alzheimer's use a nasal spray to slow down the progression of the disease, the main cause of dementia. ...

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health provided new data showing that those who report being very sleepy during the day were nearly three times more likely years later...

Analysis of data captured during a long-term study of aging adults shows that those who report being very sleepy during the day were nearly three times more likely than those who didn't to have brain...