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The Age of Alzheimer's

(Source: New York Times) - Sandra Day O'Connor, Stanley Prusiner and Ken Dychtwald submitted an editorial to the New York Times: "Our government is ignoring what is likely to become the single greatest threat to the health of Americans: Alzheimer's disease, an illness that is 100 percent incurable and 100 percent fatal. It attacks rich and poor, white-collar and blue, and women and men, without regard to party. A degenerative disease, it steadily robs its victims of memory, judgment and dignity, leaves them unable to care for themselves and destroys their brain and their identity - often depleting their caregivers and families both emotionally and financially."
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Accurate Diagnosis of Dementia Type Is Crucial

(Source: Medscape Today) - Clinical evaluations for specific type of dementing neurodegenerative disease are critically important, suggest German researchers.
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Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Reported Safe

(Source: Intellect Neuroscience) - Intellect Neurosciences reported that results of Phase 1b clinical trial testing for their Alzheimer's drug Oxigon (OX1) showed that the drug is safe and well tolerated at all dose levels.
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How Can You Recognize the Stages of Alzheimer's?

(Source: Agingcare.com) - It's instinctive to want a map. Where's the next turn? What's the next step? It's a human thought pattern. We at least think we want to know what happens next.
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