alzheimer's disease

alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease has been described as "the great unlearning," a "disease of memory," a "demise of consciousness." But what does it reveal about the nature of human identity? What remains when memory unravels? And how might such insights help Alzheimer's sufferers themselves?

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Could the brains of 670 nuns from Mankato, Minnesota be the key to understanding Alzheimer's?

British fantasy writer Sir Terry Pratchett advocates a right to "early death." Video of his Richard Dimbleby Lecture.

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"I am building my capacity for love now, so it can sustain me later." —Alanna Shaikh, on Alzheimer's lessons and the love of her father.

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