Tag: Alzheimer’s disease

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

Developing dementia is one of the more frightening aspects of aging. The most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer’s, but few know the signs and symptoms. It is important for your patients to know when simple forgetfulness might mean something more and they, or their loved ones, need to seek professional care from your practice.…
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Brain Plaques and Tangles: A Good Sign in Primary Progressive Aphasia?

Identifying differences in types of dementia can help narrow down appropriate treatment pathways. It can also avoid confusion about how to approach the different causes of similar diseases. But, as researchers out of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine were recently reminded, commonalities can lead to important breakthroughs in care and treatment, too. Their study,…

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