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Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia & Cognitive Disorders

January 06, 2015
Money spent by the National Institutes of Health on Alzheimer’s disease research has actually decreased in recent years, and total research for Alzheimer’s disease is less than one-fifth of that for cancer and heart disease, respectively.
August 28, 2014
Although we often assume that the impact of trauma manifests right away, sometimes it can manifest decades later. This phenomenon was commonly seen in many World War II veterans who first began to experience PTSD symptoms around the time of fiftieth anniversary commemorations of the war in the mid-…
July 30, 2014
Too often, physicians assume that the baseline diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease is correct and proceed accordingly. But is every case of presumptive cognitive impairment actually Alzheimer’s disease?
November 22, 2013
Older caregivers are admirable, but we cannot be lulled into thinking that they can do it all.
October 17, 2013
Here is an unfortunate paradox: Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is, according to a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine by Hurd and colleagues, the most expensive illness in the United States. Both the number of sufferers and the costs are increasing exponentially.
October 16, 2013
A recent study provides evidence that rates of Alzheimer’s disease rise in lockstep with increased levels of hygiene and reduced rates of infection.
June 02, 2011
Question:“In a previous Q&A, you discussed vitamin D deficiency in depression. Could you further elaborate on seasonal affective disorder and cognitive functioning?”
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