Tag: memory testing

Worred About “Senior Moments”?

Chances are you’ve walked into a room and suddenly forgotten what you were looking for. Or perhaps during a conversation, a certain word eluded you. Those episodes, often dubbed “senior moments,” are generally just temporary lapses in memory.

“If we compare people in their 20s with older people, the younger people

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Brain Protein Tau Gets New Focus in AD Research

A novel scanning technique is being hailed as a major advance in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) research. A team of scientists led by neurologist Keith Johnson, MD, head of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Clinical Brain Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Service, is among the first to test a new imaging compound

Editor’s Note: Memory Matters

By Orli R. Etingin, MD, Editor-in-Chief

Many of my patients notice a decline in their memories, most commonly beginning in their early 50s. Most fear Alzheimer’s disease (AD), especially if they have seen a family member affected by it. With more patients aging healthily into their 80s and beyond, we are

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