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A Blood Test for Alzheimer’s? It May Be Coming
Scientists say they are getting closer to a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease, which would be much cheaper and easier…
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The Ups and Downs of New Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease
Two new studies underscore the ongoing challenges of finding effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. One study reported that a drug…
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A Rare Genetic Mutation May Protect Against Alzheimer’s
Researchers have discovered a rare genetic mutation that appears to be protective against Alzheimer’s disease. The finding provides new insights…
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Income Drops in Young Adulthood May Impair Brain Health
Big drops in income in young adulthood may impair brain health decades later, according to a new report. The findings…
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Blood Test for Alzheimer’s Grows Closer
A blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms appear is growing closer, researchers report. The test detects the toxic…
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Are We Getting Closer to an Alzheimer’s Vaccine?
A vaccine to prevent Alzheimer’s disease is a sort of holy grail in the Alzheimer’s research world. But so far…
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Why More Women Than Men Have Alzheimer’s Disease
Two thirds of those with Alzheimer’s disease are women, and researchers are finding new clues about why. One logical reason…
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Scientists get a ‘total surprise’ and a promising new clue for how to cure Alzheimer’s
By Tony Dearing | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com A new culprit has emerged in the quest to understand how…
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Some 44 Million People Have Alzheimer’s Worldwide
How many people are living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia? About 44 million, according to a new…
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Nearly 14 Million Americans Will Have Alzheimer’s Disease by 2060
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost 14 million Americans aged 65 and older will have …
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Alzheimer’s Rates Could Double in Coming Decades
It is estimated that more than 9.3 million Americans will have Alzheimer’s disease by the year 2060 if effective treatments are not found.
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Combining Care Program With Medication Reduces Alzheimer’s Symptoms By 750%
Combining a specific care management program with a commonly-prescribed drug for Alzheimer’s disease multiplies the medication’s ability to improve daily…
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Fisher Center Scientists make two new Significant Discoveries in the battle against Alzheimer’s
New York, New York, May 22, 2017 – Scientists at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research in New York, led…
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Dementia Rates Are Slowing, but Alzheimer’s Cases Continue to Rise
Experts estimate that more than five million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease. By some estimates, that number will triple in…
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Fisher Center Scientists Create a Novel Imaging Technology Allowing the 3D Visualization of Brain Defects That Cause Alzheimer’s Disease
New York, New York, July 14 – Today, the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation is proud to announce they…
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Negative Beliefs About Aging Could Prime the Brain for Alzheimer’s
People who hold negative beliefs about growing old are more likely to have brain changes typical of Alzheimer’s disease, a…
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Recognizing Faces Is a Challenge for Those With Alzheimer’s
People with Alzheimer’s have a hard time recognizing faces, even in the early stages of the disease, according to a…
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Fisher Center Scientists Discover Pathway That may Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease
New York, New York April 25, 2016 – Today, the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation is proud to announce…
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Brain Scans Move Closer to Early Alzheimer’s Diagnosis
Using a modified 3-D brain scan technique called magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, researchers are moving closer to detecting Alzheimer’s…
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Can Vitamin E Slow Alzheimer’s Decline?
An intriguing new study suggests that vitamin E supplements may be helpful to patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.…
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World Alzheimer’s Month
September is World Alzheimer’s Month. Alzheimer’s organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia.…
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British Prime Minister David Cameron Visits Rockefeller University to Discuss Advances in Dementia Research
UK Prime Minister David Cameron meets with Nobel Laureate Dr. Paul Greengard, Director of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research
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News Briefs: Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Health
News on Alzheimer’s Disease and Brain Health   U.S. Lagging Behind in Alzheimer’s Support A report from the U.S. Senate…
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Dr. Victor Bustos
Please tell me about the research you’re currently doing in Dr. Greengard’s lab. What is the nature of the research?…
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