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The APOE Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease

There are two general types of Alzheimer’s disease known as Early-Onset Familial Alzheimer’s and Late-Onset Alzheimer’s. Both diseases have similar symptoms and progression, but differ in the age of onset and the genetic cause. Early-Onset [...]

MANAGING THE COMPLICATIONS OF ALZHEIMER’S

Alzheimer’s is an irreversible and progressive brain disorder, but people do not die of Alzheimer’s. It is usually the complications from Alzheimer’s arising over time that can result in serious medical conditions or death. Some [...]

ARE THERE ANY TREATMENTS FOR ALZHEIMER’S?

Alzheimer’s disease is irreversible and incurable. To date, there is no medication that can treat the underlying cause or degenerative progression of the disease. However, there are medications available that help ease the symptoms of [...]

HOW IS ALZHEIMER’S DIAGNOSED?

There are several warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease including a loss of memory, behavioral change or difficulty with reasoning or verbal skills. People who have shown these signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s should undergo a [...]