Help Fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis

What #OneMemory do you want to keep forever?

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For the more than 6 million Americans who are living with Alzheimer’s, holding on to a memory is not a choice. Unless we find a cure, or stop the progression, projections indicate that by 2050 there could be as many as 16 million people living with Alzheimer’s.

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You can help by learning more about the latest research and discoveries related to these brain health diseases:  

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      1. A Blood Test to Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease?

      A less expensive, less invasive and more accurate blood test to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease is being studied at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.

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      2. Peanut Butter Test May Detect Alzheimer’s

      The peanut butter smell test was conducted by a University of Florida team led by graduate student Jennifer Stamps to try to show a relationship between loss of smell and the detection of early-stage Alzheimer’s.

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      3. Parkinson’s Drug Pump Shows Promise (Video)

      Many with Parkinson’s disease depend on the drug levodopa to control their symptoms. A new Cleveland Clinic study finds a pump delivering a constant dose may revolutionize treatment. Levodopa is considered the most effective drug to treat the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

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      4. ‘Sunshine Vitamin’ Holds Promise for MS Patients

      A new study suggests that vitamin D levels for patients in the early stages of multiple sclerosis strongly predict the severity of the incurable disease and how quickly it progresses.

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      5. Best Tips for Treating, Living With Essential Tremor

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      To calm essential tremor, a condition that mimics but is unrelated to Parkinson’s disease, patients can turn to medications or surgery. But the stresses of life – and health – also need to be addressed.

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      6. You, MS and the Mind: Overcoming Cognitive Challenges

      Memory loss, difficulty concentrating and struggles with organization can be troubling if you or someone close to you has multiple sclerosis (MS). Use these five tips to outsmart MS and live easier.

Discover just a few of the secrets behind the inner workings of your truly one-of-a-kind mind – and learn more about its biggest foes: Alzheimer’s disease, Huntington’s disease and multiple sclerosis. Infographic from Cleveland Clinic's HealthHub

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