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Alzheimer’s: Radiologists Can Now Tell Who Will Get The Disease With MRIs

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Radiologists have determined a method for finding the biomarkers that indicate future cognitive decline using Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRIs. According to the L.A. Times, the method of utilizing MRIs can also identify warning signs for additional diseases like Alzheimer’s disease when paired with other assessments. Researchers say the identification method is the best procedure… Read more »

Teen Invents Sock Device That Could Save Alzheimer’s Patients’ Lives

Teen invents a device that could save Alzheimer's patient's lives

A 15-year-old boy won the Scientific American Science in Action Award via the Google Science Fair for inventing a simple device that could save the lives of people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Kenneth Schinozuka of New York received $50,000 in the contest for his invention of a wearable sensor that detects when an Alzheimer’s… Read more »

Ebola: Airborne Transmission Warnings From Health Officials In Canada

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The airborne spread of Ebola could spark a worldwide pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) maintains that the deadly virus can only be spread via close contact and exposure to bodily fluids. A Public Health Agency of Canada statement appears to contradict the mode of transmission talking points often uttered by CDC officials –… Read more »

Trial Reverses Tragic Memory Loss From Alzheimer’s Disease

A new trial indicates that memory loss in Alzheimer's patients may be reversible.

Alzheimer’s disease is notoriously one of the most tragic common diseases in the world. Many people have had to watch their loved ones slowly forget everything about themselves. This tragic disease affects nearly 35.5 million people throughout the world. Although Alzheimer’s disease was first diagnosed close to 100 years ago, very little is currently known… Read more »