Potentially Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Study: Liver, Not Brain Source of Plaque?

Alzheimer's disease has perplexed scientists and researchers for years due to its complex and debilitatitng nature.  Not only is it difficult to diagnose, but symptoms of the disease are similar of many other forms of dementia.  A … [Read more...]

“Largest Legislative Victory in Years” for Alzheimer Cause

The National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) is being touted as the “largest legislative victory in many years for the Alzheimer cause.”  The Alzheimer’s Association persisted in its battle to pass the critical legislation. … [Read more...]

Who was supposed to be watching Grandma?

There is a popular tune you may have over the last couple of months called “Grandma Got Run Over by A Reindeer” which relates that Grandma -- after drinking too much eggnog -- went out into the winter cold to get her medication … [Read more...]

NFL star speaks on Alzheimer’s, gets emotional

NFL Superstar Terrell Owens (T.O.) speaking on how Alzheimer's has touched his life personally.Known for his on-the-field antics, T.O. displays a more emotional side in this clip.  "Estimates vary, but experts suggest that as many … [Read more...]

Could ‘biomarkers’ be the key to predicting Alzheimer’s?

What is a biomarker??  Perhaps a useful tool to diagnose and predict dementia and cognitive decline, studies suggest. AstraZeneca defines the term as “a characteristic that is objectively measured and evaluated as an indicator of … [Read more...]

Good cholesterol linked to reduced Alzheimer’s risk

Alzheimer’s disease is the 7th leading cause of death and costs about 172 billion dollars annually.[1] Due to the disease’s debilitating nature, more than 10 million caregivers of individuals with the disease are unpaid family … [Read more...]

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