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Linda’s Story, Getting A Diagnosis And Keeping Active – Alzheimer’s Society

Linda's story, getting a diagnosis http://www.alzheimers.org.uk Subtitled version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sU4l1oF9nxA Linda, 62, attends Alzheimer's Society art classes, choir and Memory CafĂ©. She also speaks at events about what it's like to live with dementia. The transcript of this video is available on our website http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=2001&pageNumber=2 Interested […]

Diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer’s | Mental health | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

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Idaho Falls Teen Fighting “Childhood Alzheimer’s” Disease

IDAHO FALLS – A local teenager is fighting an extremely rare disease often referred to as "Childhood Alzheimer's." Kristen Wells, 17, was diagnosed with Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC) five years ago. It's a disease that causes her body cells to attack each other, according the […]

At-home test may help diagnose Alzheimer’s

With more and more people being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, doctors say it's critical to identify problems with memory and thinking as soon as possible. Now, a simple new test may help spot the early signs of the disease. Teri Okita reports.