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Treatments For One Type Of Dementia May Also Work In Others

Howard Fillit, MD | Posted 11.22.2016 | Impact
Howard Fillit, MD

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for up to 70 percent of all cases. But it's not the only one -- Lewy body dementi...

Remission With an *

Bret Hoekema | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Bret Hoekema

Asterisks aside, no one on my medical team seems disappointed by the PET results. In the eyes of many, I am in remission. I will learn to accept this as good news. I'll continue to believe that I'm on the cusp of complete remission.

Alzheimer's and PET Scans: When a Predictive Diagnosis Is Not Necessarily a Good Thing

Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D.

The use of drug treatment for Alzheimer's and CTE is critical. Without treatment catching up to diagnostic technologies, the waiting rooms for PET scans screening for the first tangled threads of these diseases will be essentially empty.