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November 20, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Dear Dr. Mormino, I’ve read that Alzheimer’s disease begins decades before it can be detected in people. Are researchers looking for ways to predict Alzheimer’s before then, maybe even in youngish...
November 20, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Alzheimer’s disease itself may be a marathon, but researchers are sprinting to find ways to better predict and prevent the disease. This issue of Alzheimer’s Prevention Bulletin looks at the...
Norma-Jean McLaren has been living with two electrodes implanted into her brain for almost a year. Following the recent publication of a new round of results in the trial, the team at Toronto Western...
Are you more likely to you pick up the Sunday crossword puzzle, the television remote or a good book? It turns out any of these may have some preventive benefit when it comes to Alzheimer’s disease...
October 18, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Dear Dr. Blacker, I understand that memory games and crossword puzzles are supposed to be good for your brain health. But the problem is, I don’t enjoy them. What else can I do to engage my...
Biogen's phase one trial showed that those receiving the highest doses of aducanumab every month over the course of a year saw the greatest decrease in the amount of amyloid plaque in their brains....
Comedian and actor Seth Rogen continues to promote awareness towards Alzheimer’s and the millennial generation. Since its inception, Hilarity for Charity has raised more than $5 million for Alzheimer...
September 27, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Initiative
Listen to and review the Powerpoint slides from the webinar from 9/27/16 with Dr. Pierre Tariot!
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 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...