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September 19, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Twenty years ago, President John F. Kennedy inspired scientists and engineers to safely send an American to the moon before the end of the decade. In the 1980s, Microsoft’s Bill Gates aimed for “a...
September 19, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Dear Dr. Tariot, I’m a healthy 56-year-old who would love to join the Generation Study, but your website says the study is only open to people 60 to 75 years old. Could I still join? I have a strong...
September 1, 2016
by Banner Alzheimer's Institute
As someone enters the moderate stages of Alzheimer’s disease/related dementia, a new set of situations begin to emerge as outlined in the July and August 2016 Beacon newsletters. There is...
An experimental drug dramatically reduced the toxic plaques found in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease, a team reports in the journal Nature. Results from a small number of patients who...
August 23, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative
Researchers study whether two new drugs can reduce or eliminate protein linked to Alzheimer’s
With the 2011 National Alzheimer's Project Act, research aimed at a cure for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias became a national priority, and a National Plan to Address Alzheimer's...
A large-scale analysis of three separate studies published this week in JAMA Neurology found no association between unconsciousness-causing traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and Alzheimer’s disease or...
Experts on the front lines say there is still hope for drugs that target tau proteins despite recent failed attempts. Researchers continue to find new ways to recognize the toxic state. 
Doctors may be able to screen men for Alzheimer's at even younger ages, according to a new study presented today at the Alzheimer's Association Internationsl Conference. A study from the Mayo Clinic...
July 26, 2016
by Banner Alzheimer's Institute
Dear Dr. Roberts, My father recently enrolled in GeneMatch, a new Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry program. He did a cheek swab and is waiting to be “matched” with appropriate studies. What are the...