When It Might Not Be Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease affects more than five million older Americans and is the most common form of age-related dementia. Yet despite decades of research, there exists no definitive biological test to identify it – no blood test or brain scan for example. A diagnosis is commonly based upon a number of cognitive and physical assessments with sometimes inaccurate or conflicting results. Research by the National Institute on Aging suggests that about one-third of Alzheimer’s diagnoses may be incorrect. These misdiagnoses can have serious negative consequences regarding the person’s medical treatment, individual liberty and quality of life. While memory loss and confusion are commonly assumed t

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