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This month’s expert is William J. Burke, MD, Director, Stead Family Memory Center at Banner Alzheimer’s Institute. Dear Dr. Burke, My Mom wants to volunteer for a double blind research study of a new...
The original plan was a simple observational study, recalled William J. Burke, MD. It was more than 20 years ago that the geriatric psychiatrist set out to measure the impact of a certain drug on...
April 25, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Researchers know the presence of amyloid in the brain is a key pathological marker of Alzheimer’s disease. They also know amyloid begins accumulating in the brain decades before any memory and...
April 25, 2017
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
This month’s expert is Jeffrey Burns, MS, MD, Co-director of the University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Dear Dr. Burns, Can you help me understand how positron emission tomography (PET) is...
Karina Bland takes a close look at Tyler DeMoe, a 27-year-old teacher whose family has a high incidence of a rare form of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Pierre Tariot of BAI shares his expertise in...
Story on the new “Columbus Memory Project,” which offers every Columbus resident 65 or older a free test giving them a “memory number” as a baseline understanding of memory health, and will also...
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.