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November 14, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
I’m not sure if my mother would be considered clinically depressed or not. She just seems like she doesn’t care about much and isn’t very engaged in her world. Could this be depression and, if...
October 17, 2017
by National Institute on Aging
Learning about your family health history may help you know if you are at increased risk for certain diseases or medical conditions, like Alzheimer's disease.
October 16, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Registry
Dear Dr. Snyder, My grandmother, mother and aunt all had Alzheimer’s disease. Being a woman, am I at a higher risk for developing this disease than my brothers?
October 16, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
October is heralded by a parade of pink – with a near-constant focus on breast cancer. And deservedly so, since statistics show that 12 percent of women may develop the disease. But did you know that...
September 21, 2017
by The Economic Times
More than four million people in India are afflicted with some form of dementia, with Alzheimer's being the most common cause. 
A simple Google search about Alzheimer’s prevention turns up countless prospective remedies — and few answers.
The impact of Alzheimer's is felt around the country. According to the Alzheimer's Association, more than 5 million Americans live with the disease and it is the sixth leading cause of death in the...
Glen Campbell, the multiple Grammy-winning country-pop singer, guitarist and TV personality whose half-century career was capped by a singular last act after he went public with his advancing...
June 1, 2017
by BAI Beacon - Family and Community Services
Scientists are still trying to determine the underlying causes of Alzheimer’s disease. The hope is that one day we will be able to stop the disease from progressing or perhaps even...
March 27, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
This month’s expert is Beth McCarty Wood, MS, LCGC, Senior Genetic Counselor, Telegenetics Program at the University of Pennsylvania.   Dear Ms. McCarty Wood,   I submitted my DNA to the...