Category Archives: Alzheimer’s

Dr. Orehek Discusses 23andMe with WCCO

You may have seen the news last month about the at-home genetic testing company 23andMe recently receiving approval from the FDA to provide genetic testing for genes associated with risk of 10 different diseases or conditions, including late-onset Alzheimer’s and … Continue reading

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Dr. Friday Joins Jodi Ricatta to Explore Dementia on “Inside Health Care”

Dr. Tacjana Friday, board certified neurologist, was recently interviewed on Inside Health Care as a guest neurological expert on dementia. She and host Jodi Ricatta discuss dementia, including touching on early dementia as has been mentioned in the case of David … Continue reading

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Dr. Richard Golden Discusses Dementia with WCCO

Dr. Richard Golden, MD, board-certified neurologist with Noran Neurological Clinic, joined both WCCO radio and WCCO TV for discussions about dementia in light of the recent story about David Cassidy’s diagnosis. If you missed them, below are the news interviews. … Continue reading

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Dr. Friday Discusses Exercise and the Brain with Fox 9

  In case you you missed it, Dr. Friday joined Fox 9 on Oct. 2nd to discuss the effects of exercise and the brain in light of a new study that recently came out. Exercise has both direct and indirect impacts … Continue reading

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Neuropsychologist Dr. Sonia Mosch to be at the MN State Fair for “Ask the Expert”

Dr. Sonia Mosch, PhD., Clinical Neuropsychologist for the MN Wild (NHL Concussion Program), will be at the HealthStar booth for “Ask the Expert” Minnesota State Fairgrounds – August 29, 2016 Dr. Mosch performs neuropsychological assessments for individuals concerned about the … Continue reading

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Sleep and Alzheimer’s Disease in the News

The announcement of a human study on the relationship between sleep quality and Alzheimer’s Disease was explored by NPR in a story early this month that has been getting a lot of attention. According to NPR, “The first finding emerged in … Continue reading

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Meeting of the Minds Dementia Conference 2015

We would like to hare information that was sent to us from the Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter on the upcoming Meeting of the Minds Dementia Conferencein March 2015. Find details here and register soon for early bird rates! The Meeting … Continue reading

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Keep Your Brain Healthy!

  A recent article posted to healthfinder.gov shares exciting news: three new studies show that the rate of dementia is falling.  Although the overall number of people in the United States with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), dementia, or Alzheimer’s Disease may have increased simply because … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative disorder that attacks the brain’s nerve cells, or neurons, resulting in loss of memory, thinking and language skills, and behavioral changes. This June, the Alzheimer’s Association has … Continue reading

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New blood test could potentially predict Alzheimer’s Disease before symptoms develop

(CNN) — “In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have developed a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease that predicts with astonishing accuracy whether a healthy person will develop the disease. Though much work still needs to be done, it is hoped the … Continue reading

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