Items Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s Association International Conference’

July 20, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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July 20, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations USA […]

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Tags: ABC News, Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Association International Conference, alzheimer's disease, Arizona Republic, baby boomers, Dr. Berger, Dr. David Knopman, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Wyatt Decker, identifying Alzheimer's patients, Jayson Werth


July 19, 2012

Researchers Discover Uncharted Territory in Pre-Clinical Alzheimer’s

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This week, at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Vancouver, researchers from the Mayo Clinic reported results of their study of potential biomarkers for preclinical Alzheimer’s disease. “Biomarker,” a relatively new term in medicine, is a kind of shorthand for any of the various hints that clue us in to the complex ways in which […]

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Tags: ABC News, Alzheimer's Association International Conference, biomarker, Dr. David Knopman


July 15, 2012

A Person’s Gait Could Be Early Sign of Alzheimer’s

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Subtle changes in the way a person walks can be an early warning sign of cognitive decline and a signal for advanced testing, researchers reported Sunday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Vancouver, Canada‚ĶThe disease afflicts 5.4 million in the USA, and the number is forecast to spike to 16 million in 2050 as […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's Association International Conference, alzheimer's disease, gait, Rodolfo Savica, USA Today, warning sign


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