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Medical Experts for Media - Neurology

  Charles Adler, M.D., Ph.D. Robert Brown Jr., M.D. Richard Caselli, M.D. Bart Demaerschalk, M.D. David Dodick, M.D. Daniel Lachance, M.D. Marc Patterson, M.D. Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D. Alyx B. Porter, M.D. Timothy Young, M.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Charles Adler, M.D., Ph.D., a specialist in Parkinson's disease, dystonia, restless legs syndrome, tremor [...]

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Pat Summitt, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Mayo's Dr. Ron Petersen to Present at Meeting of the Minds

MULTIMEDIA ALERT: Watch Dr. Petersen in this Mayo Clinic News Network report. Follow the meeting on Twitter using the hashtag #minds. WHAT: The Meeting of the Minds Dementia Conference is for people with mild cognitiveimpairment or early dementia, families, friends and professionals. The conference is a collaboration between the Alzheimer's [...]

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Gene Nearly Triples Risk of Alzheimer's, Global Team Including Mayo Clinic Finds

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A gene so powerful it nearly triples the risk of Alzheimer's disease has been discovered by an international team including researchers from Mayo Clinic. It is the most potent genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's identified in the past 20 years. The findings were reported Wednesday in the [...]

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Mayo Clinic Study Continues to Refine Most Effective Methods to Predict Alzheimers Disease

A new Mayo Clinic study found that the clinical criteria for mild cognitive impairment is better at predicting who will develop Alzheimers disease than a single memory test. This is one more piece of information to aid in the identification and early treatment of individuals most likely to develop Alzheimers [...]

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Mild Cognitive Impairment- Ten Years Later

Ten years ago, Mayo Clinic investigators published a seminal paper on mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Since then, thousands of papers have appeared in the medical literature focusing on this early stage of cognitive disorders. According to Mayo Clinic scientists, understanding MCI plays a critical role in the efforts to identify [...]

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Alzheimer's Disease

This week's Medical Edge Weekend program featured Mayo Clinic Dr. Ronald Petersen talking about Alzheimer's disease and the latest in diagnosis and treatment . Medical Edge Weekend 8-22-09

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