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Our Brains Are Getting Bigger!
Brain size is increasing with successive generations, according to a new report. Researchers found that people born in the 1970s…
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Drug companies and medical research centers around the country are testing dozens of new drugs and treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.…
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Just How Common Is Alzheimer’s Disease?
One in 10 Americans over 65 has Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, according to a new report. Another…
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Dementia Cases to Nearly Triple Worldwide by 2050
The number of people with dementia is expected to nearly triple in the next three decades, according to a new…
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What London Cab Drivers Can Teach Us About the Alzheimer’s Brain
Taxi drivers in London have to complete one of the most difficult memorization tests in the world: a detailed exam…
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A Report on COVID-19 Research Conducted by Jean-Laurent Casanova
At the onset of the pandemic, Jean-Laurent Casanova set out to answer the question “why is there so much variation…
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Breaking News on COVID-19: Global Research Pinpoints the Causes of Many Severe Cases
From the onset of the pandemic, the extreme variations in how SARS-CoV-2 affects people have been puzzling. Most individuals experience…
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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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Alzheimer's Blood Test Closer
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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Scientist Alzheimer's Cure close?
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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