A new study may help patients at risk of Alzheimer’s disease detect early signs of the condition by looking at their brains’ navigational cells. Diagnosing memory loss conditions early is important, as it allows people to better plan for the future and understand their illness. They may also have more opportunities to benefit from available treatments.
Very few adults who are living with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, have been properly diagnosed by their doctors. In fact, the Alzheimer’s Association reported that between 2000 and 2005, of the millions of people with memory-loss conditions, only 35 percent had an …read more