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March 29, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Scientists continue to search for genetic and non-genetic risk factors for developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease.  This month's Alzheimer’s Prevention...
March 27, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
This month’s expert is Beth McCarty Wood, MS, LCGC, Senior Genetic Counselor, Telegenetics Program at the University of Pennsylvania.   Dear Ms. McCarty Wood,   I submitted my DNA to the...
March 23, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Registry
We're thrilled to announce a new partnership that will bring our resources in front of The Mighty's wide-reaching readership. We will now have a new and growing home on The Mighty and appear on many...
March 17, 2017
by Consumer Reports
In recognition of Brain Awareness Week, Consumer Reports highlights what you can do to possibly lower your risk of getting this devastating disease.  
Scientists are hoping that a single drug can treat two devastating brain diseases: Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. The drug is nilotinib, which is approved to treat a form of leukemia.
The cost of providing care for Americans with Alzheimer’s disease has hit $259 billion–more than a quarter of a trillion dollars–as costs mount to treat more aging baby boomers entering long-term...
February 20, 2017
by The Wall Street Journal
The drug industry has had multiple expensive failures trying to treat Alzheimer’s disease, yet the big potential payoff keeps it searching.
At 70, Trump is the oldest American president to ever take office. Couple his age with a family history of dementia — his father Fred developed Alzheimer's disease in his 80s — and one could argue...
February 14, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
I just retired from an interesting career that kept me active and engaged for 40 years. How can I keep my brain as challenged as it was when I was working? Do I need to be concerned about losing what...
February 14, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
It’s like when we learned dark chocolate is good for your health. Researchers are now telling us being social may help maintain our brains. It’s true. People 50 years and older who are more...