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Alzheimer’s: Bad Blood Runs Deep

Q&A with Costantino Iadecola, MD

March/April 2013—A new study says damaged blood vessels loaded with amyloid worsen cognitive impairment in Alzheimer’s disease. What are the implications?

Alzheimer’s Association: Trends, Biomarkers, and New Approaches to Diagnosis

March/April 2013—The latest data report from the association highlights the current and future burden of AD and outlines proposed new approaches to diagnosis.

Overview of Adult Onset Cerebellar Ataxia

Pravin Khemani, MD

March/April 2013—The ataxias are clinically heterogenous disorders caused by pathological processes affecting the cerebellum and cerebellar pathways resulting in impaired coordination. The cer…

Dementia Insights: Cognitive Impairment In Primary Psychiatric Disorders: Role In The Diagnosis Of Cognitive Disorders In Clinical Neurology

Ronald Devere, MD

January/February 2013—How does the presence of an ongoing primary psychiatric disorder with or without pharmacotherapy play a role in our aging population who present to the neurologist with symptoms of memory loss and cognitive decline?

Dementia Insights

Ronald Devere, MD, FAAN

July/August 2012—Cognitive Complications of Elective Surgery and Anesthesia

Research Update:
Recent Findings Suggest New Directions for AD Diagnosis, Management

March/April 2012—Neoprobe Licenses Imaging Agent for Amyloid Detection Neoprobe Corporation has in-licensed the worldwide exclusive rights from AstraZeneca to the late-stage radiopharmaceut…

A Comprehensive Approach to Managing Dementia Patients: Considering the Caregivers

March/April 2012—A Q&A with Richard Isaacson, MD

New Diagnostic Tool Approved for Evaluation of Dementia Patients

Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

March/April 2012—Amyvid, which indicates levels of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain, can help guide the diagnosis of dementia.


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