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Living with Dementia

Developing Alzheimers

Signs of Alzheimer’s, but not other dementias, are often seen first by relatives

“Is it Alzheimer’s?” A concerned daughter silently mouthed that question to Marvin M. Lipman, Consumer Reports’ chief medical adviser, after a lengthy office visit during which she had described her mother’s increasing loss of short-term memory and occasional erratic behavior.

The focus of this attention was an 85-year-old retired college professor, a seemingly healthy… Signs of Alzheimer’s, but not other dementias, are often seen first by relatives   



Alzheimer’s Gene Causes Brain’s Blood Vessels to Leak, Die

A well-known genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease triggers a cascade of signaling that ultimately results in leaky blood vessels in the brain, allowing toxic substances to pour into brain tissue in large amounts, scientists report May 16 in the journal Nature.

The results come from a team of scientists investigating why a gene… Alzheimer’s Gene Causes Brain’s Blood Vessels to Leak, Die   



What is dementia?

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