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Rappler's latest stories on Alzheimer's disease


Alzheimer's disease: Have we got the cause all wrong?

Mar 30, 2019 - 9:00 AM

At a recent Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference, there was near universal agreement that it’s time to separate the concept of Alzheimer’s disease from the menace of dementia

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The lovely secrets of the 'signing' brain

Sep 23, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Sign language is another language, and therefore, another rich world, another empowering culture that, like any other language, expands your mind

Despite some progress, Alzheimer's fight falling flat

Sep 20, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Despite decades of research and hundreds of millions of dollars, the precise cause of the neurodegenerative disease – which leaves victims suffering from memory loss, disorientation and behavioural problems – remains poorly understood

Exercise does not delay decline in people with dementia – study

May 17, 2018 - 1:58 PM

While a fitness regime improved physical fitness in people with mild to moderate dementia, it 'does not slow cognitive impairment,' researchers report in The BMJ medical journal

[Science Solitaire] The suspect gene behind 'senior moments'

Sep 06, 2013 - 7:45 AM

What is it about age that gets us stuck when trying to recall a name a location?

Life and Style wRap: Textbook porn to Berlin Wall

Jul 13, 2013 - 6:05 PM

Smut in school books Berlin Wall art and fried eggs make the news

ART AND BARRIERS. Panorama photographs of the world's tensest borders and barriers are on display on the Berlin Wall. Photo from