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In Honor of World Alzheimer's Day, Take a Hike Today

Posted September 21, 2010 | 16:10:36 (EST)

How are you celebrating World Alzheimer's Day today? Of course, it's hardly a celebration, since the idea is to focus on the awful fact that Alzheimer's is about to swamp us with the worst epidemic the world has ever seen -- 115 million cases, including 13.5 million Americans (up from...

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World Alzheimer's Day: 10 Tips to Prevent Alzheimer's

Posted September 21, 2010 | 11:00:54 (EST)

How are you celebrating World Alzheimer's Day today? Of course, it's hardly a celebration, since the idea is to focus on the awful fact that Alzheimer's is about to swamp us with the worst epidemic the world has ever seen--115 million cases, including 13.5 million Americans (up from 5.1 million...

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What's Going on With Alzheimer's Coverage in the Media?

Posted September 3, 2010 | 16:00:00 (EST)

Why is the Sunday New York Times running four-month-old news on its front page? Should we worry that the Gray Lady, now 159 years old, is slowing down?

I am referring to the Times article, "Years Later, No Magic Bullet Against Alzheimer's Disease," that Gina Kolata wrote on August...

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Looking for Alzheimer's Answers in All the Wrong Places

Posted August 27, 2010 | 08:00:00 (EST)

The news about Alzheimer's is dismal. A new Eli Lilly drug to treat Alzheimer's has failed big-time. After investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the drug, Semagacestat, the company announced it made patients worse.

And the latest idea from an elite circle of Alzheimer's...

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