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

There have been many setbacks on the long road to finding a treatment that might slow or stop Alzheimer's disease, but a new trial offers a glimmer of hope.

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Could Pot-Linked Drug Help Ease Agitation in Alzheimer's?

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 -- The active ingredient in pot that gets you high can calm agitation in people with advanced Alzheimer's disease, a small new study suggests.

Canadian researchers found that a form of synthetic THC significantly decreased agitation in a small group of Alzheimer's patients, working even better than the drugs now used.

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Alzheimer's Disease

Robots work on assembly lines and assist doctors in the operating room. They manage inventory in warehouses and vacuum floors in homes.

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Alzheimer's Disease

British researchers are zeroing in on the genes that they believe are responsible for early onset Alzheimer's disease in people with Down syndrome.

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