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Reviewed by William J. Netzer [2], Ph.D., Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research at The Rockefeller University

The Changing Face of Alzheimer’s Disease
Thu, July 1, 2010 12:00:00 AM EST
African-Americans and Hispanics are at increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease compared to whites, yet they are less likely to get a diagnosis of the memory-robbing illness than their Caucasian counterparts...
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Worries About Memory May Signal Later Alzheimer’s Disease
Thu, July 1, 2010 12:00:00 AM EST
Elderly men and women who are worried about memory loss are more likely to develop more serious memory and thinking problems, including Alzheimer's disease...
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New Gene Linked to Increased Risk of Alzheimer’s
Thu, July 1, 2010 12:00:00 AM EST
Researchers have identified a gene that appears to increase a person’s risk of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease...
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Foundation Announces Significant Advances in Alzheimer’s Research and the Launch of Their Summer Campaign to Fund the Search for New Alzheimer’s Treatments
Tue, June 22, 2010 11:38:00 AM EST
New York, NY, Jun 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE)--Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation announced today a significant new advance in Alzheimer’s research.
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CRP Is Linked to Inflammation and Thinking Problems
Fri, May 28, 2010 10:35:00 AM EST
A blood protein commonly associated with heart disease and inflammation is also linked to problems with thinking...
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Health Care Reform Brings New Options for Alzheimer’s Care
Fri, May 28, 2010 12:19:00 PM EST
Little noticed in the new health care reform bill signed into law by President Obama in March is a provision that may provide help to families affected by Alzheimer’s disease...
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Alzheimer's Disease News Categories

Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving
Tips and strategies on caring for a loved one with dementia: Seek help and support at home and away, and minimize the stress of Alzheimer's care. (Link)

Alzheimer's Disease Drugs and Treatments
What works, and what doesn't, in the battle against Alzheimer's: A look at new medications and novel therapies undergoing testing and development. (Link)

Alzheimer's Disease Prevention and Wellness
What science reveals about keeping the mind sharp and the memory intact into old age: Helpful hints and advice on staying alert and healthy. (Link)

Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis and Causes
What the latest research shows about the causes and detection of dementia: Testing for memory loss, contributing factors, and the growing burden of Alzheimer's disease. (Link)

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