Searching for Answers: Alzheimer's Disease

  • Published1 Jan 2005
  • Reviewed15 Mar 2012
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  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Part of a video series on pressing neuroscience health issues. Patients and families describe the physical, emotional, and financial toll of neurological diseases and disorders. Researchers tell the progress made toward finding treatments for Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimer's disease, and other conditions.

In this video, one family’s struggle with their mother’s advanced Alzheimer’s disease shows the widespread effects that go beyond personal incapacitation.

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