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Quantifying cognitive decline in dogs could help humans with Alzheimer's disease

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Researchers have found that a suite of complimentary tests can quantify changes in dogs suspected of suffering from cognitive decline. The approach could not only aid owners in managing their elderly canine's care, but could also serve as a model for evaluating cognitive decline progression in -- and treatments for -- humans with Alzheimer's disease.

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Thank you for this link.  My sister is rapid decline and our dog connections help keep our conversations going in a positive direction.

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