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Medicine: Alzheimer’s Disease #1060577

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Nancy Snyderman) Research on detecting Alzheimer’s disease examined; details given about the link between memory loss and amyloid plaque and the subjective cognitive decline condition. [Mayo Clinic neurologist Dr. Ron PETERSEN†- notes the medication doesn’t alter the long-term outcome of the disease.] [Brigham and Women’s Hospital Dr. Rebecca AMARIGLIO†- says the study findings will help to inform drug trials.] [Study volunteer & wife David & Linda KANE††- comment on his forgetfulness.] Warning signs of the disease outlined. “Normal” memory loss and when to be concerned discussed.

Williams, Brian;
Snyderman, Nancy

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