Alzheimer’s

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New Research Holds Promise for Alzheimer’s Disease

Ongoing Alzheimer’s research at Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals is attacking the disease in novel ways, with some early successes that show promise for the future of treating this disease.

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Medical Advances and the Importance of a Compassionate Approach

Millions of Americans have Alzheimer’s Disease and its impact extends to friends and families of the person with the disease. Is there anything that can be done to prevent it and what research is being performed to provide hope for those affected?

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What Is Aphasia? Learn about its Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Aphasia is a cognitive disorder that affects 2 million Americans, yet many people have never heard of it. Learn more about this language processing disorder.

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Dementia: What You Can Do To Reduce Your Risk

Fortunately, we know some of the risk factors that increase our chances of mental decline. What to do to maintain your brain.

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New Drug Therapy May Reduce Apathy in Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

Apathy is one of the most prevalent behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. However, apathy in Alzheimer's patients is often under-recognized or misdiagnosed as depression.

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Research Provides New Hope for the Treatment of Patients with Neuropsychiatric Diseases

Research to understand and treat brain disease is painstaking, complicated and highly specialized work. But new treatments and possibly even cures for the brain diseases could be a reality sooner than ever thought possible.

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How Hearing Loss is Linked to Dementia

You might think that a hearing loss is a fairly minor part of aging, but recent research has show that the ability to hear plays a significant role in maintaining brain health.

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13 Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

There’s no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, making it one of the most feared and misunderstood diagnoses – for patients and, perhaps even more so, for their loved ones.

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