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2017 Walk To End Alzheimer's

Each flower represents your connection to Alzheimer's – a disease that currently has no prevention and no cure. But, what if one day...

Mind Your Risks

A new risk of high blood pressure is emerging: the possible connection between uncontrolled blood pressure and dementia. Important new studies link high blood pressure, especially in midlife, to an increased risk for dementia later in life.

Can Vitamin E Supplements Prevent Dementia?

Does your daily routine include vitamin E and selenium supplements? Many people began taking the antioxidants after a study suggested they may lower the risk for dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease. 

But are the antioxidants effective in preventing Alzheimer’s? The results of a recent clinical trial may answer that question.

 

First-of-its-kind Alzheimer's disease prevention study extended

More than 5 million Americans are currently suffering from Alzheimer's disease (AD) and scientists expect this number to nearly triple by 2050. The A4 ...

More funds for Colombian crenezumab trial in Alzheimer’s

It is the cornerstone of the global Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative. The amount of the award over five years is expected to total $14.8 million, to provide ...

Columbus hopes to become first city to screen all seniors for Alzheimer’s

Story on the new “Columbus Memory Project,” which offers every Columbus resident 65 or older a free test giving them a “memory number” as a baseline understanding of memory health, and will also offer the ability to submit a DNA sample through GeneMatch.

 

What You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

In recognition of Brain Awareness Week, Consumer Reports highlights what you can do to possibly lower your risk of getting this devastating disease.  

Alzheimer’s: Pharma’s Great White Whale Is Still Worth Hunting

The drug industry has had multiple expensive failures trying to treat Alzheimer’s disease, yet the big potential payoff keeps it searching.