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September 21, 2022
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Alzheimer’s disease research studies need more participants and broader diversity. A panel of experts recently published new recommendations for enhancing recruitment of participants for Alzheimer’s...
July 20, 2022
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Beginning in July, several Alzheimer’s disease trials will release their study results. Will this be the year a potential treatment or prevention therapy is discovered? Dr. Alireza Atri from the...
Approximately 75% of adults with Down syndrome develop Alzheimer’s disease by the age of 65. Researchers are now creating more studies to explore the link between the two and plan to bring the latest...
January 19, 2022
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
New drugs and medical devices are tested for safety and effectiveness in several phases of clinical trials. But how exactly does a clinical trial work? And what is the difference between Phase I and...
September 15, 2021
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
A new, NIH-funded, multi-site study is exploring whether computerized brain training can prevent dementia. Preventing Alzheimer’s with Cognitive Training (PACT) will examine whether a specific type...
June 16, 2021
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
The FDA approved the first new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease in almost two decades on June 7. Aducanumab is also the first approved drug to change the course of the disease by removing brain...
Alzheimer’s researchers are seeking new ways to prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease. Could novel treatments such as vaccines and gene therapy hold the key to a new type of treatment? Researchers...
The groundbreaking Generation Program gathered the world’s largest group of people at genetic risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease in later life to study a new treatment. However, the study...
August 19, 2020
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
A promising new blood test to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease could soon be a reality. The test is highly accurate in detecting the disease and differentiating it from other causes of dementia. While...
May 1, 2020
by Scientific American
It is time to start anew. More than a century after neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer gave the first scientific talk describing the disease that bears his name today, we have no good treatments for...