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Your genetics have a significant role in your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, but little is known about what specific genes make the most impact. In the current issue of the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers from UCLA and Australia have found how a specific gene variation appears to damage brain matter years before Alzheimer’s symptoms more »
If you experience the symptoms of a stroke, it is critical that you get to an emergency room as quickly as possible. That’s because millions of brain cells die every minute of a stroke and because administration of clot-busting drugs such as intravenous tPA must be done within a small window after the onset of a more »
A lifelong friend of my father recently died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 81. He had grown up with my father in West Philadelphia and together with several others were members of my dad’s “gang” of buddies – The Boys. The decline into Alzheimer’s disease of a once brilliant lawyer and genial “uncle” more »