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Mayo Clinic Study of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease

Mayo Clinic Study of Thousands of Brains Reveals Tau as Driver of Alzheimer’s Disease

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — By examining more than 3,600 postmortem brains, researchers at Mayo Clinic’s campuses in Jacksonville, Florida, and Rochester, Minnesota, have found that the progression of dysfunctional tau protein drives the cognitive decline and memory loss seen in Alzheimer’s disease. Amyloid, the other toxic protein that characterizes Alzheimer’s, builds [...]

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Is it Dementia, or Just Normal Aging? New Tool May Help Triage

Is it Dementia, or Just Normal Aging? New Tool May Help Triage

ROCHESTER, Minn – Researchers at Mayo Clinic developed a new scoring system to help determine which elderly people may be at a higher risk of developing the memory and thinking problems that can lead to dementia.  The study is published in the March 18, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the [...]

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Alzheimer’s Disease/Meditation: Mayo Clinic Radio

It's estimated that 5 million Americans age 65 and older may have Alzheimer's disease. And with an aging population on the rise, that number is expected to increase dramatically in the coming years. On this week's program, Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, has the latest [...]

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Mayo Clinic Radio: Alzheimer's Disease/Meditation

It's estimated that 5 million Americans age 65 and older may have Alzheimer's disease. And with an aging population on the rise, that number is expected to increase dramatically in the coming years. On this week's program, Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, has the latest [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

It's estimated that 5 million Americans age 65 and older may have Alzheimer's disease. And with an aging population on the rise, that number is expected to increase dramatically in the coming years. On this week's program, Dr. Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, has the latest [...]

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La enfermedad de Alzheimer generalmente puede identificarse en las primeras etapas

La enfermedad de Alzheimer generalmente puede identificarse en las primeras etapas

ESTIMADA MAYO CLINIC: ¿Cuán pronto se puede diagnosticar la enfermedad de Alzheimer, y cuáles son los primeros síntomas observables? RESPUESTA: No existe ningún examen que diagnostique la enfermedad de Alzheimer, pero en base a la valoración de los síntomas y a una variedad de pruebas y análisis, generalmente es posible [...]

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Tuesday Q and A: Alzheimer’s can often be identified in its earliest stages

Tuesday Q and A: Alzheimer’s can often be identified in its earliest stages

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: How soon can Alzheimer’s disease be diagnosed? What are the early symptoms to watch for? ANSWER: There is no one test that can be used to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease. But based on an assessment of symptoms, along with a variety of tests and exams, Alzheimer’s can often [...]

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Glen Campbell Documentary Shares Alzheimer's Journey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=asPGGUCygXE Alzheimer's Disease has been steadily encroaching into singer, songwriter Glen Campbell's life. Instead of retreating to deal with the challenges privately, Glen and his family decided to share their struggle with documentary filmmakers. The production called Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me by PCH Films, includes both heartwarming and candidly frank moments Mr. [...]

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