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The Unexpected Face of Alzheimer's

Lou-Ellen Barkan | Posted 09.29.2014 | Fifty
Lou-Ellen Barkan

The more active our community becomes, the more visible we are and the stronger our voice, the harder it will be for elected officials, policy makers, corporate America and the voters to ignore us.

Encouraging African American Participation In Clinical Trials Is Key To Curing Alzheimer's

The Washington Post | Stephanie Monroe | Posted 06.25.2014 | Black Voices

The June 20 news article “Large Alzheimer’s study hits a recruitment roadblock” highlighted the difficulty of recruiting candidates for Alz­hei...

Obamacare Is a Distraction

Michael Hodin | Posted 04.29.2014 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

In draping this fiscal problem in a hospital gown, we can't see what's really at issue. A national conversation that detracts from the real issue -- an aging population that needs more, better and more effective health care -- will have long-term, devastating consequences.

AIDS, Alzheimer's and Us

Michael Hodin | Posted 02.08.2014 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

As we redouble our commitment to eradicate AIDS on the occasion of World Aids Day last week, perhaps the global health community will also step up to the Alzheimer's crisis.

Carol Burnett Takes On New Role To Raise Money For Alzheimer's

Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.13.2013 | Fifty

Carol Burnett joins a cast of Hollywood stars in Los Angeles on Sept. 25 for a special ensemble reading of Act 1 of "Surviving Grace," an original pla...

The Global Moment for Alzheimer's: The G8 Leads

George Vradenburg | Posted 08.17.2013 | Impact
George Vradenburg

If the G8 can help build global finance and drug development and evaluation reforms a reality, we may one day reflect on how the G8 organization shaped a more prosperous and healthy 21st century.

Is A Brain Zap The Solution To Alzheimer's?

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 01.22.2013 | Fifty

WASHINGTON -- It has the makings of a science fiction movie: Zap someone's brain with mild jolts of electricity to try to stave off the creeping memor...

Why Alzheimer's Disease And The Fiscal Cliff Are Closely Connected

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi | Posted 01.14.2013 | Fifty
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi

With the election over, America is facing a fiscal cliff that could impact everything the government does. Meanwhile, somewhere in America, in the next minute (and roughly every minute after that) another American will get Alzheimer's or dementia.

The Latest Outlook On Alzheimer's

Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living

By Keith Sinzinger, for U.S. News More than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, and the nonprofit Alzheimer's Association projects that, ...

From Anti-Alzheimer's 'Magic Bullets' to True Brain Health

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 06.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

If you followed news coverage on the release of the National Alzheimer's Plan, you'd probably conclude that the solution to maintain lifelong brain health is simple: Simply wait until 2025 for a "magic bullet" to be discovered to cure Alzheimer's disease.

Can We Cure Alzheimer's Disease?

Gary W. Small, M.D. | Posted 04.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary W. Small, M.D.

It doesn't make sense to wait years for definitive proof before we start a brain-healthy lifestyle. There's no reason to sit around for decades before beginning to protect our brains.

An Alzheimer's Diagnosis Isn't The End

John Zeisel, Ph.D. | Posted 07.03.2011 | Home
John Zeisel, Ph.D.

We can hope for a reduction of the public stigma surrounding Alzheimer's so that those living with dementia are not isolated either at home and in institutions by our fears and theirs.

Drug Rescues Memory Lost To Alzheimer's Disease

sciencedaily.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A drug similar to one used in clinical trials for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis has been found to rescue memory in mice exhibiting A...