Alzheimer's Disease: Introduction
Annotation:Alzheimer’s Disease Research, Bright Focus Foundation - Includes Memory Problems: Is it Alzheimer’s?
Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Information on the symptoms of AD as well as other forms of dementia.
Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - A basic reference on Alzheimer’s Disease, including explanations of research being conducted to find ways to treat or prevent the disease, and how to participate.
Annotation:Alzheimer’s Association - The Brain Tour is a detailed explanation of how the brain works and how Alzheimer's affects it. The tour is available in fourteen other languages, including Chinese and Spanish.
Annotation:Alzheimer’s Disease Research, American Health Assistance Foundation - Simple illustrations and a glossary of the normal brain and the brain with AD.
Annotation:NetWellness, University of Cincinnati - Detailed genetic information on early and late onset of AD.
Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - Presents symptoms, diagnosis, and possible causes, including genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors. Available as a PDF for easier printing. Also available in Spanish <http://www.nia.nih.gov/espanol/publicaciones/la-enfermedad-de-alzheimer>.
Annotation:National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health - A substantial booklet describing AD and how it differs from normal aging. It suggests when to see a doctor, and how patients and caregivers can get help.
Annotation:Andrew Weil, MD - A description of the disease with symptoms, standard treatments, and the steps Dr. Weil recommends for preventing or slowing the progression of AD.
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