Study suggests lack of evidence for or against cognitive screening
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October 23, 2013
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Study suggests lack of evidence for or against cognitive screening
A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found no substantial evidence for or against cognitive impairment screening. However, no one should misconstrue this study to think that these tests are harmful. The Alzheimer's Association supports early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer's by trained professionals in a medical setting.

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Poor sleep may be tied to Alzheimer's-like brain changes
In a newly published research article, older adults in the study who experienced difficulty sleeping had more of the brain plaques that are hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease. The results of this small study don’t yet prove that trouble sleeping leads to dementia. More research is needed to determine if the brain changes cause the lack of sleep or the other way around.
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Life came down to love for father with Alzheimer's disease
Five years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's, Ken Morganstern sat down with his daughters to talk about his life. He was 81, couldn't see and required some prompting, but family remained a strong part of his memory.
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