Alzheimer disease familial
- Familial Alzheimer disease
- Medullar disease
The remaining cases of Alzheimer disease are familial, which means they are found in multiple members of a family. Familial Alzheimer disease can be divided into early-onset disease (symptoms begin before age 65) and late-onset disease (symptoms begin after age 65).
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- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has developed a fact sheet on Alzheimer's disease. To view this fact sheet, click on the link above.
- Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) is a catalog of human genes and genetic disorders. Each entry has a summary of related medical articles. It is meant for health care professionals and researchers. OMIM is maintained by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Alzheimer disease familial. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.
- The Alzherimer's Association provides videos and information to help kids and teens deal with the emotions and reactions that are common when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Click on Alzheimer's Association to view these resources.
- NIH News: Scientists Report Important Step in Biomarker Testing for Alzheimer's Disease. National Institute on Aging (NIA). March 17, 2009.
- Learn how Alzheimer's disease affects the brain through the Alzheimer's Association's interactive Brain Tour