How Does Alzheimer’s Spread in the Brain? New Progression Discovered

How Does Alzheimer’s Spread in the Brain? New Progression Discovered

Alzheimer’s is a perplexing disease. Scientists have not been able to find the underlying cause of the condition but are beginning to understand many aspects of Alzheimer’s, such as how the disease may spread in the brain. A recent clinical research study discovered that the “waste-disposal system” in a brain cell may be responsible for spreading harmful […]

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A Greater Focus on Gender in Alzheimer’s Research

A Greater Focus on Gender in Alzheimer’s Research

Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women. Of the 5.5 million people over the age of 65 with Alzheimer’s in the United States, 2 million are men and 3.3 million are women. There’s no question that women bear the burden of Alzheimer’s and now experts believe that there is a missing link when […]

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How to Contribute to Alzheimer’s Research

How to Contribute to Alzheimer’s Research

Over 10% of adults in the U.S. age 65 and older have Alzheimer’s and experts believe the number of people with the disease will continue to grow in the coming years. Millions of people hope that Alzheimer’s research will provide a cure, but medical research is expensive and funding for it can often be elusive. Learn more about how you can contribute […]

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The Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic Begins New Project to Educate Students on the Disease

The Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic Begins New Project to Educate Students on the Disease

The Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center is a unique facility, the first of its kind in the United States. Its partner organization, Alzheimer’s Universe at AlzU.org, offers free, online educational lessons for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers and family members. Read more about the new project educating young students […]

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Blood Test Could Help Identify Alzheimer’s

Blood Test Could Help Identify Alzheimer’s

Last Updated: May 14, 2018 Researchers from King’s College London believe a blood test would allow Alzheimer’s disease to be diagnosed and treated before symptoms occur. Learn more about the research on using a blood test for Alzheimer’s and what it means for the future of dementia treatment. Researchers Use a Blood Test to Predict the Onset […]

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