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January 22, 2020
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
A woman in Colombia was destined to develop Alzheimer’s disease in her 40’s because of a rare family genetic mutation. But she didn’t show symptoms until her 70’s. Scientists are now investigating...
Alzheimer’s disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and gradually worsens over time. It is the cause of 60-70% of cases of dementia. In most cases, remembering...
If ever there was a time to up your fitness game, the arrival of the new year and the new decade is it. But after the allure of the new gym membership wears off, our sedentary habits, more often than...
If you needed more motivation to get moving in the new year, a new study provides more evidence that exercise can help keep your brain healthy and functional, and possibly keep dementia and Alzheimer...
December 27, 2019
by Being Patient
The exact causes behind dementia are varied and at times unclear. We know that genetic factors — like carrying the APOE4 gene — can have an impact on a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer...
Talk with an Alzheimer’s researcher and you’ll likely hear the same lament: Finding a treatment or cure is incredibly challenging because scientists are not even certain what exactly causes the...
December 24, 2019
by The New York Times
Not long ago, the only way to know if someone had Alzheimer’s disease was to examine the brain in an autopsy.
December 18, 2019
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Thank you for your continued support of our mission to end Alzheimer’s disease before it impacts another generation. As we welcome a new year, we still need you, your family and friends to help us...
In the first study published about Alzheimer’s disease among identical triplets, researchers in Canada suggest that the development of dementia is not exclusively linked to our genes.
December 11, 2019
by Being Patient
Can that morning cup of coffee actually help prevent Alzheimer’s disease?