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July 20, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Does your daily routine include vitamin E and selenium supplements? Many people began taking the antioxidants after a study suggested they may lower the risk for dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease....
July 20, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
This month’s expert is Lon S. Schneider, MD, MS, Director, Clinical Core at the University of Southern California, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Dear Dr. Schneider, Why don’t Alzheimer’s...
We know Alzheimer’s patients have trouble sleeping, but a new study says poor sleep may itself be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease.
More than 5 million Americans are currently suffering from Alzheimer's disease (AD) and scientists expect this number to nearly triple by 2050. The A4 ...
Regular exercise may offer some protection against Alzheimer's disease, even for people who are genetically at risk, according to recent research.
Suggests NIH, others carefully cue public about potential benefits of cognitive training, blood pressure management, exercise.
June 12, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Toss aside the ties and tools this Father’s Day and give the men in your life – fathers, brothers, uncles and more – a gift that could make a difference for generations. Top Alzheimer’s prevention...
June 12, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
This month’s expert is Jessica Langbaum, PhD, Principal Scientist, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute and Associate Director, Alzheimer’s Prevention Initiative. Dear Dr. Langbaum, I’ve already joined...
June 7, 2017
Dear Dr. Langbaum, My mother was recently diagnosed with dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease, so I am interested in learning whether I am at increased genetic risk for developing the disease....
Older African Americans develop Alzheimer's at a higher rate than any ... studies, the NIA is the largest public funder of Alzheimer's research.