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A Happier New Year for The Alzheimer's Community

Posted December 27, 2010 | 21:32:43 (EST)

For the 11 million Americans caring for a husband, wife, family member, or friend with Alzheimer's disease or a related disorder, this New Year's Eve will be more hopeful than usual because Congress has finally voted to establish the National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA). From all of...

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Alzheimer's Treatment: How Non-Drug Therapies Can Help

Posted November 23, 2010 | 08:20:03 (EST)

It's been a tough year for anyone who cares about people with Alzheimer's disease. A National Institutes of Health panel surveyed all existing research and concluded that there is no cure or long-term treatment, at least for now. Eli Lilly suspended clinical trials for its once promising drug Semagacestat because...

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