Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: August 2014

Alzheimer’s Research at the Fisher Centers
The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation primarily funds two centers located in New York City. The Fisher Center
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Finding a Doctor
Alzheimer’s Treatment Centers The National Institute on Aging supports about 30 multi-disciplinary Alzheimer’s disease centers across the country. These are…
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Alzheimer’s Care
Alzheimer's disease is a chronic illness. Its course may range from a few years up to 20 years. Alzheimer's symptoms…
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Alzheimer’s Research Aimed at Prevention
What research is being done to try to prevent Alzheimer’s disease? The research focus now is turning to prevention trials,…
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Alzheimer’s Research on Treatment
What kinds of new drugs are being tested in clinical trials? Today, an estimated 50 to 60 compounds are presently…
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Alzheimer’s Research on Diagnosis
Why is research on diagnosis important? Improving early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is a primary goal of much research. Drug treatments…
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Alzheimer’s Research on Caregiving
What has research revealed about effective interventions for Alzheimer’s caregivers? A large and rigorous long-running trial at New York University…
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New Drug Shows Mixed Results Against Early Alzheimer’s
A new drug designed to treat Alzheimer’s disease showed mixed results in a mid-stage study designed to test safety and…
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B Vitamins Fail to Prevent Alzheimer’s
Many people take B vitamins in the hopes of warding off Alzheimer’s disease and keeping the mind sharp. But a…
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Pesticide Exposure Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease
Exposure to the pesticide DDT may raise the risk of Alzheimer’s disease years later, a new study suggests. The finding…
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