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April 13, 2018
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
A massive $20 million research trial is kicking off to determine whether early intervention can support brain health and prevent decline in memory and thinking ability. Can lifestyle intervention –...
Dear Dr. Baker – My dad had dementia. Although I’m very healthy now, I was really looking forward to participating in the big prevention study I’ve been hearing about. I was disappointed to learn...
April 2, 2018
by MD Magazine
Currently, several trials are trying to develop therapies for AD by 2025. These trials’ success, however, depends upon participants who are willing to undergo genetic and biomarker testing to learn...
About 107,000 people in the state are serving as caregivers for people with Alzheimer’s, a role that keeps them out of the workforce, according to a report from the Alzheimer’s Association. 
Maria Shriver moderated a panel discussion on ways to help prevent dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
This month's expert is Pierre N. Tariot, MD, director, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute. Dear Dr. Tariot - My father and mother-in-law both have Alzheimer’s disease. I’ve been reading that more...
March 19, 2018
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
If you follow the headlines in the news, you may think that researchers are destined to fail when it comes to finding a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. However, there is more than meets the eye...
March 16, 2018
by Banner Alzheimer's Institute Beacon - Family and Community Services
Often we become absorbed with viewing life through in our own narrow lens and neglect to empathically consider the diversity in people and families we encounter. It is important to incorporate unique...
To address increasing concerns about difficulties in reaching study recruitment goals, the NIA, with co-facilitation from the Alzheimer’s Association and other organizations, is asking a wide range...
March 6, 2018
by Mind Body Green Health
Is Cutting Carbs Bad For Your Brain? A Neuroscientist Explains