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Study could bring more affordable Alzheimer’s detection

Listen: It’s estimated over 580 thousand Floridians are living with Alzheimer’s disease. A study could lead to a simpler way to detect the disease. The study, called Bio-Hermes, showed how new Alzheimer’s detecting blood tests...

Free health screenings for National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Next Thursday, individuals 50 years and older are going to be provided free health screenings at a Senior Brain Health Expo.

Here’s how Floridians can learn more about Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease affects many of us; Some are caregivers or have a loved one with Alzheimer’s. According to the website of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, Alzheimer’s is a “progressive brain disorder that impacts memory,...

FAU Professor Discusses Study Finding That Robotic Cats Can Improve Health of Patients With Alzheimer’s

Dr. Lisa Wiese—associate professor of Nursing at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), and co-author of a study conducted recently at FAU, which found that interacting with a robotic...

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