Alzheimer's

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October 23, 2018

Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor announced Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with “the beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer’s.” 

August 9, 2018

Several media outlets covered the finding a significant link between three degenerative eye diseases – age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma – and Alzheimer’s disease.

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August 8, 2018

Dr. Cecilia Lee, assistant professor of opthalmology with the University of Washington School of Medicine, is lead author of a study published Aug.

August 8, 2018

Researchers find link between certain eye conditions and the risk for Alzheimer's disease

May 25, 2018

Q-13 highlights a solution to help people living with dementia and their families. 

May 7, 2018

Mother's Day can be a struggle if your mother or loved one has memory loss or dementia. Karen Clay, a social worker with the UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center in Seattle, offers tips for having a good day with your loved one.

February 21, 2018

The identifier "population neuroscience" evokes the collaboration needed to make headway against brain diseases, says UW Alzheimer's expert.

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January 31, 2018

Alzheimer’s is a slow-progressing disease that can be latent for 15 years before developing into cognitive impairment and dementia. And evidence suggests that healthy behaviors can delay the cognitive decline. 

January 31, 2018

Thomas Grabowski, director of the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center, talks about ongoing trials and interventions.

January 30, 2018

What kind of medical care would you want if you developed Alzheimer's or dementia later in life? It's an uncomfortable, but meaningful question worth considering.

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