Alzheimer’s Research


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“It’s a Wrap for the Research Summit”, February 11, 2015

Bethesda, MD — The National Institute of Health’s 2015 Alzheimer’s Disease Research Summit ended yesterday on a high note—and a noisy one—as the organizers blasted the Beatles’ classic, “Revolution,” in its closing moments…

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http://www.brightfocus.org/alzheimers/newsupdates/its-a-wrap-for-the-research-summit.html


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“Alzheimer’s and Dementia Prevention”, February, 2015

How to Reduce Your Risk and Protect Your Brain as You Age

For many years, we’ve been told that there’s little we can do to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia but hope for the best and wait for a…

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http://www.helpguide.org/articles/alzheimers-dementia/alzheimers-and-dementia-prevention.htm


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“Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging”, Updated January, 2015

This guide is for people who care for family members or others with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) at home. AD is an illness that changes the brain. It causes people to lose the ability to remember, think, and use good judgment…

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http://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/caring-person-alzheimers-disease/about-guide


“Will a Cure for Alzheimer’s Ever Be Found?” Jonathan Berr, January 9, 2015

Unless an effective treatment is found, the costs to treat people with Alzheimer’s disease will rise to more than $1 trillion by 2050…

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http://www.cbsnews.com/news/will-a-cure-for-alzheimers-ever-be-found/


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“What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment”, February 23, 2015, Marcus MacGill

Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disorder in which the death of brain cells causes memory loss and cognitive decline. A neurodegenerative type of dementia…

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http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/159442.php