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No Evidence of AD-Associated Changes in Adolescents Carrying Genetic Risk Factors

According to Two New Studies Published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease ...

Changes Needed to Prepare Workforce to Care for Adults With Alzheimer's

Immediate and significant changes are needed in order to ensure a larger and better trained workforce able to care for the current and growing population of older adults with Alzheimer’s disease, say University of Cincinnati (UC) experts. ... Full story

Discovery could lead to new drug targets to fight Alzheimer's Disease

In collaboration with researchers at the University of Oxford (UK), scientists at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI), based at the University of Wollongong, have made a significant contribution to the worldwide search for drug targets to prevent or treat age-related diseases, such as Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementia, which affect more than 44.4 million people worldwide. ... Full story

Caffeine against Alzheimer's disease

A team of researchers working with Prof. Dr. Christa E. Müller from the University of Bonn demonstrates a positive effect on tau deposits ... Full story

The Medical Minute: The latest news on Alzheimer’s disease

There are 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease, two-thirds of which are estimated to be women. ... Full story

Blood test to predict Alzheimer’s shows promise

A simple blood test might detect Alzheimer’s disease years before the first symptoms appear, according to a team of researchers from Temple University, Georgetown University and the University of Rochester Medical Center. ... Full story

Alzheimer’s Disease a Much Larger Cause of Death Than Previously Recognized

(CHICAGO) – A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center indicates that Alzheimer’s disease may be one of the leading causes of death in the United States. The study, published in the March 5 issue of Neurology, shows that the disease may be an underlying cause of five to six times as many deaths as currently reported. ... Full story

UTMB researchers discover a way to potentially slow down Alzheimer’s

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have discovered a way to potentially halt the progression of dementia caused by accumulation of a protein known as tau. ... Full story

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