Puzzling Out 10 Alzheimer's Myths

According to the National Institutes of Health, 2.4 to 4.5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia in the elderly. While we know Alzheimer's disease gradually destroys a person's ability to think, reason or recall memories, there is no way to diagnose it without performing an autopsy, clearly too late to help doctors trying to help the person live with the ailment. Diagnosis consists of looking at signs of cognitive decline, among other measures. But making...Full Story
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