Alzheimer’s disease co-morbidities

April 1, 2011

Alzheimer’s disease co-morbidities Alzheimer’s disease is a chronic, progressive neurodegenerative brain disorder that affects patient’s memory, language, and judgment, decision making, planning and organizing. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) remains the most common cause of dementia.  There are currently 5.3 million Americans … Read more


Mild cognitive impairment

March 28, 2011

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a transitional stage between normal age related forgetfulness and dementia.  Age related memory impairment is common after the age of 70 with occasional lapses of memory such as misplacing keys or remembering the name of … Read more


Early detection of Alzheimer’s

March 25, 2011

Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and current diagnostic and treatment modalities With increasing life expectancy across the world, the number of elderly people at risk of developing dementia is growing rapidly. The prevalence of dementia rises steeply with age, doubling … Read more


Is it Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease?

December 3, 2009

If you or your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, it is crucial to address the specific type of dementia, as this has relevant diagnostic and therapeutic implications. Be sure to ask your specialist, is it dementia or Alzheimer’s … Read more


Mild cognitive impairment (MCI)

December 2, 2009

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a transitional stage between normal age-related forgetfulness and dementia.  Age-related memory impairment is common after the age of 70 with occasional lapses of memory.  Typical examples of this might include misplacing keys or forgetting the … Read more


Perspectives from Professionals Caring for Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease

December 1, 2009

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common neuro-degenerative brain disorder. It affects 5.2 million Americans and 25 million people worldwide. By 2050, it is predicted that there will be an estimated 16 million Americans with AD. It is imperative for … Read more