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National Alzheimer's Project Act

The National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA) creates an important opportunity to build upon and leverage HHS programs and other federal efforts to …

Alzheimer's Disease Research Summit 2012: Path to Treatment and Prevention

Keeping Your Heart and Brain Healthy: The Prevention of Heart Disease and Alzheimer's

Part of the job of the physician is to inspire, educate and advise patients on health. We don't do this off the cuff, however. We don't base our recommendations on the latest magazine article or fitness fad. We base our recommendations on long-standing population-derived analytical trials …

New Alzheimer's Research Holds Promise for Future

Studies are focusing on sleep, brain proteins, new drugs, lifestyle, and more.<p><i>Part of our weekly "In Focus" series—stepping back, looking closer.</i><p><b>Every week brings reports of research furthering our understanding of Alzheimer's disease, which affects more than five million Americans today. The</b> …

Alzheimer's Cases Rise, But Hope Remains

More than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's disease, and the National Institute on Aging estimates that that number is going to triple by 2050 — in part due to aging baby boomers.<p>The cost of coping with the disease — currently estimated at $215 billion — is projected to rise …

Eleven new genetic susceptibility factors for Alzheimer's disease discovered through the largest study

The largest international study ever conducted on Alzheimer's disease (AD), the I-GAP (International Genomics Alzheimer's Project) consortium has …