Memory Restoration In Alzheimer’s Patients

A new research has revealed the first of its kind success in treating Alzheimer's memory restoration in early Alzheimer's disease (AD) or its precursors. Exceptional progress has been noted in the outcomes of quantitative MRI and neuro-psychological testing. The tests were performed after the ten participating patients underwent a treatment involving a programmatic and personalized therapy. New technique The new technique was named metabolic enhancement for neuro-degeneration. The outc...
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Extraordinary memory or poor memory.

“Apple. Table. Chair.” Remember those objects. The substance of memory prompts fascinating questions, conjectures and also quandaries. “For me, it’s how extraordinary our memory can be in some cases and how impossibly poor it can be in other cases,” said Dr. David E. Dr. Warren, an assistant professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center where he specializes the application of scientific findings to clinical treatm...
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Documentary Personalizes Alzheimer’s Research and Clinical Trials

The latest in a recent spate of books and movies that have brought Alzheimer’s to a broader public, a new NOVA documentary ow explores what it takes to go from basic research to treatment trials. In her film “Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped?” three-time Emmy award and AAAS Science Journalism award-winning producer Sarah Holt tells the story of Alzheimer’s research. Her film conveys the challenges and staggering cost of research and personalizes the emotional toll Alzheimer’s takes on patients, caregi...
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What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia and also the most common cause of dementia.   Dementia refers to a number of symptoms that include loss of memory (especially short-term memory) as well as problems with the use of language.  Further symptoms include difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. The disease is caused by a build-up of proteins in the brain. ‘Plaques’ and nerve ‘tangles’ are formed and these impact on the connections between nerve cells in the brain, eventual...
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How to cure Alzheimer’s Disease

Putting the pieces together on how to cure Alzheimer's Disease.  The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive disorder of the human brain which over time reduces a person’s cognitive abilities to the point that they cannot carry out the most basic tasks. This terrible disease was thrust back into the national conscious as the result of the death of Nancy Reagan. No retelling of the lief of Mrs. Reagan would be complete without mention of her fairy tale love affair with ...
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Brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease developed by scientists

Alzheimer’s disease could be definitively diagnosed for the first time after scientists proved brain scans can pick up the condition in its earliest stages. Currently the only way to determine whether Alzheimer’s is present is to look at the brain of a patient after death. For patients who are still alive, doctors usually use special cognitive tests which monitor memory and everyday skills such as washing and dressing. "It can take months, and sometimes years, for some peopl...
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