Alzheimer's Disease

From time to time, everyone has a moment where they’ve forgotten their car keys or lost their train of thought. So, how do you know if your memory loss is a normal part of aging or the start of a neurodegenerative condition, like Alzheimer’s disease? Atlantic Neuroscience Institute has put together a check list of questions, which can help you decide if an evaluation by a specialist may be necessary. Our Memory and Cognitive Disorders Program offers state-of-the-art brain imaging, including computer programs that can compare a patient’s brain to a database of age-matched normal subjects to pinpoint abnormalities. Learn more about all our services >



Alzheimer's Disease Articles
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Alzheimer's Disease

Sharp increases in Alzheimer's disease cases, deaths and costs are stressing the U.S. health care system and caregivers, a new report reveals.

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Alzheimer's Disease

Older adults who are sleepy during the day might have harmful plaque building in their brain that is a sign of impending Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.

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Alzheimer's Disease

Brain plaques believed to contribute to Alzheimer's disease melt away in mice when robbed of a key enzyme, researchers report.

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Alzheimer's Disease

If you hope to avoid dementia in old age, having an upbeat view on aging itself might help, new research suggests.

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Alzheimer's Disease

Stimulating the brain with an implantable device may be safe -- and possibly helpful -- for some people with Alzheimer's disease, a small pilot study suggests.

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Alzheimer's Disease

As more experimental drugs fail to stop Alzheimer's from destroying human memory, experts now wonder whether research into the devastating brain disease has been marching in the wrong direction.

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