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Pierre Tariot, MD
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Pierre Tariot, MD is geriatric psychiatrist and director of the Banner Alzheimer's Institute.

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Small Steps for Caregivers Can Yield Great Strides in Alzheimer's Care

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2015 | 1:33 PM

Almost every week, or every month, we hear the latest news about possible breakthroughs created by pioneering medical research into the causes and possible treatments of Alzheimer's disease. This is encouraging news for American society, in which 5.3 million people--and their families--struggle every day with this devastating affliction.

But this...

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Unraveling Alzheimer's: A Step Forward

(2) Comments | Posted January 2, 2014 | 4:04 PM

Imagine living with the knowledge that inside your brain you carried a flaw that meant that you could be stricken with Alzheimer's as early as age 45, or even earlier.

This highly unlikely scenario is actually the harsh reality for an extraordinarily large family kindred of several thousand people...

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A New Era of Alzheimer's Research: Focusing on Prevention

(1) Comments | Posted December 3, 2013 | 2:41 PM

The toll of Alzheimer's disease is reaching epidemic proportions. Someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's in the United States every 69 seconds -- a somber reminder that we must do more if we are to find an effective treatment for this devastating, debilitating condition. More than 5.2 million Americans are currently...

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