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July 13, 2016
by The Wall Street Journal
According to a new study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology, changes in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease can be seen as early as childhood in people with a heightened genetic...
New research into the genetic underpinnings of Alzheimer’s disease offers fresh evidence that the devastating brain disorder may gain a foothold years beforedementia sets in, and takes a key...
Pat Summitt is not gone. She’s free.
June 30, 2016
by The Huffington Post
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s, temporary treatments help so the key is prevention. Making your health a priority makes you happier and have a healthier mind. These tips will guide you towards...
June 29, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Tap the lead domino in a line of the tiles and you’re likely to start a chain reaction. When the tiles are metaphors for nations, events or ideas, social scientists call this the domino theory....
June 29, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Our June expert is Heather M. Snyder, PhD, Senior Director of Medical and Scientific Operations for the Alzheimer’s Association. Based in Chicago, Illinois, the Alzheimer’s Association is the leading...
Pat Summitt's death at age 64 was caused by an uncommon kind of Alzheimer's.  
May 31, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Dear Dr. Grill, My Mom is interested in taking part in a “transparent” preclinical trial on Alzheimer’s disease. As part of the study, she would undergo Positron Emission Tomography, also called a...
May 31, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
There are more clinical trials focused on preventing Alzheimer’s disease than ever before, with even more studies in the early planning stages. Once these studies are launched, researchers pursue an...
Provocative new research by a team of investigators at Harvard leads to a hypothesis that Alzheimer’s disease may stem from the toxic remnants of the brain’s attempt to fight off infection, which...