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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.
February 19, 2020
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
A new report from the Global Council on Brain Health describes the impact of cardiovascular risk factors on brain health for adults 50 years and older. Learn more about how taking care of your heart...
Particular antioxidants in fruits and vegetables may lower chances of getting the disease
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...