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The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) was founded in 2002 with the goal of providing a community for individuals, families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related...
In the largest study to date of proteins related to Alzheimer’s disease, a team of researchers has identified disease-specific proteins and biological processes that could be developed into both new...
Targeting beta-amyloid protein before symptoms of cognitive decline or Alzheimer’s appear is the goal of one trial out of the National Institute on Aging (NIA), which recently released its first...
As COVID-19 continues to spread, particularly hitting vulnerable populations like elderly in nursing homes, caregiving for a loved one with dementia may feel overwhelming. But creating a plan to...
April 2, 2020
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin - Special Issue
As the Coronavirus outbreak forces many families to stay confined at home, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is providing families affected by Alzheimer’s disease with information about...
The biology of sleep has long been a mystery. Exactly how brain and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s might be biologically connected to sleeping disorders has never been entirely clear.
March 18, 2020
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Who is watching out for your safety in a clinical trial?  Learn how independent data safety monitoring boards are used to evaluate the safety of the trial and make sure participants are...
The protein, once seen as a secondary player, has taken a leading role in combating neurodegenerative illnesses
February 20, 2020
by The New York Times
Testing for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is hardly foolproof, and could even backfire.