Navigation Links
Oral memory indicates future Alzheimer's patients

A word recall test is able to differentiate those who will get Alzheimer's disease from healthy older people. Alzheimer's disease is chiefly a condition of older people - so we can expect an increase in the number of cases as the population ages.// Treatments are now available and they seem to work best if they start early. This means early diagnosis is a priority.

Researchers at the University of Toronto have been analysing investigations on 1,000 Alzheimer's patients to try to determine the best methods of early diagnosis. They find that those who performed poorly on a test called the California Verbal Learning Test were most at risk. This involves testing verbal memory.

The learning test was a stronger predictor of future Alzheimer's disease than brain imaging. But shrinkage of the hippocampus - an area concerned with memory and learning - is also a warning sign of future dementia. Further research will help reveal how to diagnose and offer early help to those at risk of Alzheimer's dementia.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Brisk Walking lowers memory loss in women
2. Is there a link between bones and memory?
3. Breakfast improves memory
4. Left handed have better episodic memory
5. Coffee enhances memory
6. Protein and fat improve memory
7. Chew to improve memory
8. Drugs may fog memory
9. Detering memory problems
10. Gingko languishs memory test
11. Genetic indicates memory
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/27/2016)... ... 2016 , ... TherapySites, the leading website and ... Tennessee Counseling Association. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend ... exclusive benefits and promotional offers. , "TCA is extremely excited about this new ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to ... of individuals in the United States and Canada wear eyeglasses. Once considered to be ... vision and make a fashion statement. Even celebrities use glasses as a way of ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Pixel Film Studios Released ProSlice Levels, a ... can give their videos a whole new perspective by using the title layers ... Film Studios. , ProSlice Levels contains over 30 Different presets to choose from. ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need a treatment plan to not ... comprehensive approach that can help for preservation of fertility and ultimately achieving a ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... FL (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial ... Plant City Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the ... closing for fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... ALEXANDRIA, Va. , June 24, 2016 ... a set of recommendations that would allow ... information (HCEI) with entities that make formulary and coverage ... determine the "value" of new medicines. The ... that does not appear on the drug label, a ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016 Research and Markets has announced ... Diagnostic Tests" report to their offering. ... The World Market for Companion Diagnostics covers ... Market analysis in the report includes the following: ... Diagnostic Kits) by Region (N. America, EU, ROW), 2015-2020 ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , Belgium , June 24, ... VNRX), today announced the appointment of Dr. ... Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective June 23, ... Audit, Compensation and Nominations and Governance Committees.  As ... Futcher will provide independent expertise and strategic counsel ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: