Items Tagged ‘Dr. David S. Knopman’

February 3, 2017

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Emily Blahnik   CBS News Busy minds may be better at fighting dementia Mentally […]

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March 25, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Forbes What Science Tells Us Can Affect Our Risk Of Alzheimer’s […]

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February 18, 2013

Alzheimer’s was Minnesota man’s path to fame, then jail

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty

As it turns out, though, Smith didn’t have dementia at all. He faked it to qualify for disability insurance and will soon be sentenced by U.S. District Judge John Tunheim for defrauding the government…”It’s an amazing case,” said Dr. David S. Knopman, a Mayo Clinic neurologist who diagnosed Smith as having Alzheimer’s in 2005. “I […]

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Tags: defrauding government, disability insurance, Dr. David S. Knopman, Star Tribune


March 23, 2010

Brain Function May Drop Quickly Before Alzheimer’s

By Mystery User

Memory and thinking skills can deteriorate quickly in people with mild cognitive impairment, the stage before Alzheimer’s disease, says a new study…   The changes in rate of decline occur as the brain atrophies due to the disease, first mainly in the hippocampus during the initial symptomatic stage, referred to as mild cognitive impairment, then […]

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Tags: alzheimers, Dr. David S. Knopman


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