Tag Archives: Late-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Investigations Into the Early Signs, Symptoms and Family Experiences of Alzheimer’s Disease (BMJ Open / International Psychogeriatrics)

Summary A literature review analyses the sequence / timing of the early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease. The authors distinguish between the early signs of late-onset Alzheimer’s Disease (LOAD) and those of early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease (EOAD). Full Text Link … Continue reading

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The Role of the APOE Gene in the Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Late-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Summary Neuropsychiatric symptoms, commonly termed behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia, occur frequently in Alzheimer’s Disease. This article reviews evidence on the likely role of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene in the development of neuropsychiatric symptoms in Alzheimer’s Disease, paying … Continue reading

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