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In its annual report, the Global Council on Brain Health and AARP brought together experts from around the world to discuss how society can do more to promote activities to support healthy brains as...
April 20, 2022
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
This year the Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry turns 10!  We’ve achieved many milestones over the past decade thanks to our members who continue to express interest in Alzheimer’s-focused...
March 23, 2022
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Family caregivers are the backbone of long-term care for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Research studies are now focused on how to support caregivers throughout the course of a...
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...
Thank you for your continued support of our mission to end Alzheimer’s disease before losing another generation. As 2021 comes to a close, we are excited about the many new opportunities we foresee...
November 17, 2021
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Alzheimer’s disease makes up 60 to 80 percent of all dementias. But what else can cause memory and thinking problems? Learn more about other causes of dementia along with their varied symptoms.
Smartphones and smartwatches already measure our heart rate, sleep patterns and oxygen levels. These and other so-called digital biomarkers coupled with artificial intelligence could one day soon...
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...
August 18, 2021
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
A new Alzheimer’s clinical trial is recruiting people as young as 55 to participate in a study of an anti-amyloid investigational therapy. The study is groundbreaking because the study medication...