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

A new study suggests that moderate or even rigorous exercise won't slow mental decline in older people with dementia.

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Alzheimer's Disease

Smoking and diabetes could increase the risk of abnormal calcium buildup in the brain, a new Dutch study suggests.

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Alzheimer's Disease

Even if you discover that you have the first biological signs of Alzheimer's, you are not doomed to develop the crippling dementia, a new study suggests.

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Alzheimer's Disease

Anxiety during middle age might signal impending dementia, a new analysis suggests.

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Alzheimer's Disease

Dementia can turn even the simple task of getting dressed into a Herculean ordeal.

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Stigma surrounding Alzheimer's disease may discourage Americans from learning about their risk and from joining clinical trials for potential new treatments, a small survey reveals.

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