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Australian scientists developing early detection test for Alzheimer's

Scientists at Australia's CSIRO are developing an eye test that can detect the protein responsible for Alzheimer's up to 20 years earlier than currently possible.

By July 13, 2014

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Raising Alzheimer's awareness through Facebook confusion

A recent campaign to increase awareness of the most common form of dementia put people in photos of fake events, possibly giving them a momentary sense of what the disease might feel like.

By January 29, 2014

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Take-home test may detect early signs of Alzheimer's

Counting quarters and naming animals are part of a quick written test that could help determine if you may be prone to Alzheimer's disease.

By January 14, 2014

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Fluorescent compounds shed light on Alzheimer's disease

New class of imaging agents enables clinicians to watch the progression of Alzheimer's disease in real time in the brains of living patients.

By September 18, 2013

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Could Mars voyage cause Alzheimer's in astronauts?

Research into space radiation exposure suggests new risk to long-distance astronauts -- symptoms of dementia.

By January 3, 2013

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Flying across the blood-brain barrier with microbubbles

Long an obstacle to treating diseases like brain cancer, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's, the blood-brain barrier might soon be unlocked thanks to a medical physicist in Canada.

By June 18, 2014

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Researchers erase, then restore memories in rats

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mouse? Researchers in California have successfully meddled with rats' memories by stimulating nerves.

By June 1, 2014

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Facebook app gives glimpse into life with dementia

UK Alzheimer's charity creates a new app that replicates the symptoms of dementia -- memory loss, confusion, and difficulty communicating.

By May 1, 2014

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GPS shoes can help track people with Alzheimer's (video)

SmartPlanet's Sumi Das looks at new shoes from Aetrex that could help caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease or dementia find them if they wander off.

By February 22, 2012

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DEMO showcases test that predicts Alzheimer's, Instagram-type app for video

Spanning the tech categories of media, health, social, and more, the DEMO fall conference highlighted 75 companies and their innovative products. CNET's Sumi Das sniffs out the stars.

By October 4, 2012