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All About Alzheimer’s

By |March 1, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease can be overwhelming on many levels to both families and individuals afflicted by the disease. Currently no cure for this disease and it is ranked amongst the top in cause of death here in the United States. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia there are some ways you should plan legally and financially.

Average costs for a room within in a nursing home can amount to over $7,000 a month. These costs can become expensive[…]

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  • Blood Test

Blood Test Could Diagnose Alzheimer’s

By |August 18, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Simple blood test

New studies suggest that a simple blood test could be accurate in diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease. As alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia a test like this has long been sought out. Over 5 million people in the United States alone suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is currently diagnosed through a series of memory tests and evaluation of thinking skills that are sometimes inaccurate. Other alternative forms of testing can be very invasive or costly such as spinal taps and brain scans, this is why diagnosis through simple blood test would be a great improvement.

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Testing for Alzheimer’s

By |September 24, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

In 1960 a test was conducted called Project Talent. The test consisted of questions about academics, home lives, health, personality traits and aspirations as well as general knowledge. With over 440,000 students the test took two and half days to administer and complete. The Project Talent test was funded by the U.S. government.

Fifty-eight years later the results from the students who took the test are still being used by researchers. They have been able to use the answers in recents studies to fight against Alzheimers disease. The study found out that students who did well on the test questions[…]

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Study Links Pesticide to Alzheimer’s Disease

By |February 11, 2014|Categories: Breaking News, Psychology|Tags: , , |

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the few that still has scientists stumped. Though studies have found various potential causes and influencers of the disease, there has been no strong consensus regarding the cause of the disease or a way to treat and cure it. Researchers have discovered yet another potential environmental cause for the disease, though, in a recent study.

Pesticide Exposure

The pesticide DDT may be partially responsible for the development of Alzheimer’s, according to the study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Though the pesticide DDT is no longer used in the United States, as[…]

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