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Action of Alzheimer's disease vaccines unravelled (November 12, 2001)
Africans, Americans and Alzheimer's: Bicontinental Study Offers New Disease Clues (February 14, 2001)
African Americans More at Risk Than Africans from Alzheimer's Disease (March 10, 2001)
Alzheimer's Costs to Soar, Group Tells Congress (April 3, 2001)
Alzheimer's Disease and the Environment (February 1, 2001)
Alzheimer's Disease Detection and New Treatment Alternatives Discussed at Symposium (January/February 2001)
Alzheimer’s Drug Aricept (Donepezil) May Delay Need For Nursing Home Placements (April 4, 2001)
Alzheimer's predicted 'years in advance' (September 6, 2001)
Alzheimer's Risk Analysis: A Survey of Experts Takes on the Risk Factors (October 31, 2001)
Alzheimer's Report Stresses Early Diagnosis, Care (May 7, 2001)
Alzheimer's Vaccine (February 5, 2001)
Alzheimer Wanderers Need Help Getting Home: Study: Delay in Call to Police Could Mean Death (October 24, 2001)
Blood Builder Offers New Hope for Brain Diseases: Drug Protects Against Nerve Cell Damage in Lab Animals (August 10, 2001)
Aricept (Donepezil) Helps Alzheimer's Patients Maintain Daily Activities Longer (August 14, 2001)
Brain scans give early warning of Alzheimer's (September 5, 2001)
Brain Scan May Be First-Ever Test for Alzheimer's: Could Mean Earlier Treatment, Prolonged Quality-of-Life (November 7, 2001)
Brain Trauma May Increase Risk of Alzheimer's Disease (August 22, 2001)
Can Arthritis Drugs Prevent Alzheimer's? Researchers Found the Most Convincing Evidence Yet but Say It's Too Soon to Be Certain (November 21, 2001)
Care for a Caregiver (August 21, 2001)
Caregivers and Alzheimer's Patients Travel a Hard Road (August 30, 2001)
Caregivers Play Essential Role in Alzheimer's Battle (November 6, 2001)
Caring for Loved Ones Takes Its Toll: Harmful Effects Stick With You, But There's Help (December 14, 2001)
Cholesterol Drug May Prevent Alzheimer's (May 1, 2001)
Clues to Alzheimer's Cure: Study Finds Memory Impairment Leads to Alzheimer's (March 15, 2001)
Cognitive Impairments Beyond Memory Loss Could Signal Dementia (March 19, 2001)
Cognitive Tests May Identify People At Risk Of Developing Alzheimer's Disease (September 19, 2001)
Couch Potatoes Beware: Exercising the Brain May Help Ward Off Alzheimer's (March 6, 2001)
Debate Rages: Can Estrogen Treat Alzheimer's? Estrogen Patch Found to Improve Memory (August 27, 2001)
Dementia Deadlier Than First Thought (April 11, 2001)
Early Detection Best Weapon Against Alzheimer's: Don't Ignore Warning Signs, Experts Urge (May 7, 2001)
Early Diagnosis of Dementia (February 15, 2001)
Early Warnings: New Technique Allows Earlier Detection of Alzheimer's (July 19, 2001)
Early Memory Loss or Alzheimer's?: New Study Suggests ‘Mild Cognitive Impairment’ Leads to Dementia (March 14, 2001)
Entering Their Reality: A Look Inside the First Home Designed Exclusively for Alzheimer's Patients (February 6, 2001)
Everbody's Getting Alzheimer's: Decline Can Happen Fast in Those Over 65 (November 12, 2001)
Exercise Your Mind (March 6, 2001)
First Gene Therapy Experiment for Alzheimer's (April 10, 2001)
Gender Differences in Alzheimer's Disease (November/December 2001)">Gene Found That Increases Risk of Alzheimer's: New Drug Treatments May Follow (June 19, 2001)
Healing With Nature: Gardens Give Sanctuary to Alzheimer’s Patients (July 9, 2001)
High Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Linked to Alzheimer's: Yet Another Reason to Keep Your Cardiovascular System Healthy (June 14, 2001)
Hormone Replacement Therapy May Delay Cognitive Decline In Older Women (December 27, 2001)
How to Spot the Early Stages of Alzheimer's (November 3, 2001)
Keeping Life Normal With Alzheimer's: Drug Helps Preserve Ability to Perform Daily Activities (August 13, 2001)
Leisure Activity Decreases Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease (December 27, 2001)
Less Than Eight Years of Education Associated with Alzheimer's (December 17, 2001)
Lipoprotein profile in older patients with vascular dementia and Alzheimer's disease (December 17, 2001)
Living Better With Alzheimer's: A Doctor's Perspective: No Cure, but Early Detection, Better Management Offer New Hope (May 8, 2001)
Living With Alzheimer's: A Closer Look at One Family's Struggle With the Disease (February 5, 2001)
Longer Reproductive Years Do Not Protect Women Against Alzheimer (March 30, 2001)
Managing Agitation in Elderly Patients With Dementia (May/June 2001)
New Alzheimer’s Risks: Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Linked to Disease (June 15, 2001)
No Alzheimer Protection in Estrogen Replacement (March 21, 2001)
Nuns and Alzheimer's Disease: Early Intelligence and Folic Acid Linked to Lower Risk (May 8, 2001)
Omental Transplantation May Improve Alzheimer's Symptoms (March 5, 2001)
The Promise of E: Could Vitamin E Help Delay Progression of Alzheimer's Disease? (February 5, 2001)
Protein Plaques Don't Cause Alzheimer's Disease: Latest Evidence Could Dramatically Shift the Focus of Research (November 27, 2001)
Putting Alzheimer's Study Into Perspective: The Real Deal Might Not Be What You Think (November 8, 2001)
The Relationship Between Dementia and Elder Abuse (July/August 2001)
Remembering Reagan: Former First Lady Nancy Reagan Shares a Picture of Her Life Today With Ailing Husband (June 28, 2001)
Risk of Driving in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease (March 1, 2001)
Ronald Reagan Turns 90: Nancy Reagan details husband's condition (February 6, 2001)
Snoring, Alzheimer's Link: Possible Association Between Snoring and Alzheimer's (June 12, 2001)
Social life 'may cut Alzheimer's risk' (December 25, 2001)
Statins for Memory (January 1, 2001)
Studies Uncover Role of Abnormal Proteins in Alzheimer's: Findings Could Aid Development of New Treatment Strategies (May 24, 2001)
Understanding Early Alzheimer's (March 16, 2001)
Who's Caring for the Caregiver?: Communication Breakdown Between Doctors and Caregivers May Affect Patient Care (June 7, 2001)
Who’s Prone to Alzheimer’s?: A Mind Game with Three Healthy Men (October 29, 2001)

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