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Alzheimer disease (AD) is characterized by wide heterogeneity in cognitive and behavioural syndromes, risk factors and pathophysiological mechanisms. Addressing this phenotypic variation will be crucial for the development of precise and effective...

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A new study has found that “skinny fat” – the combination of low muscle mass and strength in the context of high fat mass – may be an important predictor of cognitive performance in older adults. By Alzheimer's Reading Room Sarcophagi is defined as the...

Executive function is an umbrella term for cognitive processes that regulate, control, and manage other cognitive processes. These processes include planning, working memory, attention, problem solving, verbal reasoning, inhibition, mental flexibility,...

I learned that people living with Alzheimer's or a related dementia are not the enemy, they are our loved one's. By Alzheimer's Reading Room My name is Bob DeMarco. I am an Alzheimer's caregiver. I took care of my mother for 8 and a half years - 3,112...

A regimen of low-dose aspirin may reduce plaques in the brain, which will reduce Alzheimer's disease pathology and protect memory, according to neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center. By Alzheimer's Reading Room Building on previous...

Kenneth Thorpe discusses what Congress and private companies are doing to combat Alzheimer's disease and how a cure could save trillions. (Getty/Rawpixel) Kenneth Thorpe, Ph.D.  Imagine waking up...

It took me 18 months before I finally stopped judging my mother on a set of standards that were unreasonable for a person living with dementia. Instead I started listening, paying attention, and observing. Once I made it to Alzheimer's World I...

(HealthDay)—Robots work on assembly lines and assist doctors in the operating room. They manage inventory in warehouses and vacuum floors in homes. And one day soon, they could help care for...

Alzheimer’s has again struck the Bowlen family. Annabel Bowlen, wife of longtime Denver Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen, announced she has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, a progressive brain...

Alzheimer's care, is it more important to be truthful and cruel, or to be kind? By Bob DeMarco About Alzheimer's Reading Room I had an interesting and wonderful conversation with Susan Frederickson, the Caregiver Program Specialist, for the Area Agency...

On Monday, the AARP, joined by a coalition of powerhouse partners like UnitedHealth Group (the country’s largest insurer) and Quest Diagnostics (the clinical diagnostics and lab testing giant),...