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"My parents called me one day in March and started singing 'Happy Birthday.' It was unsettling. My birthday is in May."

New Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease


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More Americans are dying of heart disease, stroke and Alzheimer's - but fewer are succumbing to cancer and HIV, says CDC

• <b>A new CDC report revealed there were more deaths in 2015 than 2014</b>• <b><br>The overall death rate in 2015 was 731.4 per 100,000 people - up from 719.9</b>• <b><br>Report</b> …

Global Alzheimer's Disease Phase 3 Clinical Trial Completes Enrollment - Alzheimer's News Today

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and Zinfandel Pharmaceuticals have announced the completion of patient enrollment in the TOMMORROW Phase 3 Clinical …

Alzheimer's Disease

CVS Health Foundation Supports New Program for Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis, Disclosure and Education

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The CVS Health Foundation today announced a $550,000 commitment to the Alzheimer's Association to …

Have researchers found "ground zero" for Alzheimer's?

A small region deep in the brain might be "ground zero" for Alzheimer's disease, suggest the authors of a new review of scientific literature. It's …

Contemplating a Statinlike Drug to Prevent Alzheimer's

Millions in the U.S. take statins like Lipitor for lowering cholesterol to prevent or treat heart disease. The success of statins has planted the …


Fish, Mercury and Alzheimer’s Risk

Research shows seafood can protect the heart and brain—but it can also contain the heavy metal mercury, which can be especially toxic to brain …


The world's forgotten first Alzheimer’s patient

In 1906, the German psychiatrist and neurologist Dr Alois Alzheimer first identified the illness that would become known as Alzheimer's disease.<p>His discovery was based on the case of a 51-year-old woman, Auguste Deter, who had suddenly begun to exhibit irrational behaviour and memory loss.<p>He …

Alzheimer's Disease

The staggering cost of Alzheimer's

U.S. health care costs rose in 2014 by 5.3 percent — topping $3 trillion — and much attention has been given to the impact of soaring drug prices on …


Controlling Brain Inflammation Could Slow Down The Progress of Alzheimer's, Scientists Find

And we already have drugs that can do the job.<p>A link between inhibiting brain inflammation and slowing the onset of Alzheimer's has been identifed in …


Alzheimer's Drugs In The Works Might Treat Other Diseases, Too

Efforts to find a treatment for Alzheimer's disease have been disappointing so far. But there's a new generation of drugs in the works that researchers think might help not only Alzheimer's patients, but also people with Parkinson's disease and other brain disorders.<p>Previous efforts to treat …


Breakthrough Alzheimer's drug could slow disease

An Alzheimer's drug that can slow the disease significantly if caught early enough is expected to be announced today.<p>Alzheimer's disease and …


Penn scientists make breakthrough in Alzheimer's research

University of Pennsylvania researchers have made some exciting strides in the fight against Alzheimer's and they hope the discoveries will lead to a …


8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed light on the mysteries of the brain …

The Brain

Australian scientists developing early detection test for Alzheimer's

Scientists at Australia's CSIRO are developing an eye test that can detect the protein responsible for Alzheimer's up to 20 years earlier than currently possible.<p>Alzheimer's Disease, the most common form of dementia, affects an estimated 35 million people worldwide. Scientists at Australia's CSIRO …