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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...
Married for more than 50 years, the Woodings are among the more than 5 million Americans who are facing Alzheimer’s disease, one of the most devastating diagnoses today. But instead of accepting the...
Researchers hope the test will help with drug trials and early intervention
Merck & Co. will stop its final-stage test of an Alzheimer’s compound that was once seen as a promising alternative to other now-failed approaches.Merck & Co. will stop its final-...
January 23, 2018
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Exercise – or moving your body for those who don’t like the “e-word” – is good for us. Upon that fact, there’s widespread agreement. There also have been proven positive correlations between physical...
Pfizer has announced plans to end its research efforts to discover new drugs for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.
December 28, 2017
by Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation
Developing new biomarkers is a priority for the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF). These tools are critical to the success of our mission to find effective ways to prevent and treat...
December 20, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
As the year 2017 rolled in, hopes were high that a few clinical trials would have a positive outcome, resulting in a possible new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.  Although there weren’t any...
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...
November 20, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Dear Dr. Mormino, I’ve read that Alzheimer’s disease begins decades before it can be detected in people. Are researchers looking for ways to predict Alzheimer’s before then, maybe even in youngish...