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Precision medicine in Alzheimer's disease -- tailoring prevention and treatment to a patient's unique risk profile -- surfaced as a key theme at the NIH National Institute on Aging (NIA) 2018...
Even if you discover that you have the first biological signs of Alzheimer's, you are not doomed to develop the crippling dementia, a new study suggests.
Experts from government, academia, industry, and non-profit organizations put forward recommendations that provide a roadmap for an integrated, multidisciplinary research agenda necessary...
Dear Dr. Stites:  I’m trying to keep up on Alzheimer’s research. Repeatedly, I’m hearing the terms genetic markers and biomarker results. I’m a little embarrassed to admit this, but I’m not sure...
May 22, 2018
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
A recent study published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, confirmed what many may have assumed – when it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, there is a stigma....
A study published last month suggests that a Mediterranean diet isn’t just good for your heart and waistline but can also stave off the onset of Alzheimer’s disease by as much as three-and-a-half...
New study shows that meaningful music can increase brain connectivity in patients
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...