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Aug 01, 2014, 14:56 ET

Massachusetts Passes Measures Taking Aim at Alzheimer's

Advocates for Alzheimer's patients who worked to secure improvements in care were rewarded for their efforts as the Massachusetts legislature...

Jul 16, 2014, 02:30 ET

New Reports From The Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2014 Show Progress In Early Detection, Identifying Risk Factors, And Treatment Trial Updates

New studies reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 (AAIC® 2014) in Copenhagen cover the spectrum of Alzheimer's...

Jul 16, 2014, 02:30 ET

Los nuevos estudios de la Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2014 muestran progresos

- Los nuevos estudios de la Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2014 muestran progresos en la detección temprana,...

Jul 16, 2014, 02:30 ET

Research Advances From 2014 Alzheimer's Association International Conference

Results from four research studies reported as "developing topics" at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2014...

Jul 16, 2014, 02:30 ET
Jul 15, 2014, 02:30 ET

Worldwide Alzheimer's and Dementia Epidemic Grows, Including Underestimates of Prevalence in Low and Middle Income Countries

While the global epidemic of Alzheimer's disease continues to grow, new data on lower incidence in the "youngest old" from developed countries in...

Jul 15, 2014, 02:30 ET

Alzheimer's Association International Conference® Convenes Health Leaders From Around The World to Discuss Global Action Against Dementia

The Alzheimer's Association International Conference® (AAIC 2014®) will host health leaders from G7 governments to continue discussing...

Jul 14, 2014, 02:30 ET

Potential Alzheimer's Disease Risk Factors And Risk Reduction Strategies Become Clearer

Participation in activities that promote mental activity, and moderate physical activity in middle age, may help protect against the development of...

Jul 13, 2014, 05:45 ET

For People With Dementia, Cataract Surgery Improves Not Only Vision But Cognition And Quality Of Life

Cataract surgery for people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias not only improves vision but can slow decline in cognition and improve...

Jul 13, 2014, 02:30 ET

Los test de olor y de ojo muestran potencial para la detección primaria del Alzheimer

-- Un nuevo biomarcador del Alzheimer consigue resultados esperados según se afirma en la Alzheimer's Association International Conference...

Jul 13, 2014, 02:30 ET

Des tests olfactifs et ophtalmologiques pourraient permettre de détecter la maladie d'Alzheimer

- Les derniers résultats sur les biomarqueurs d'Alzheimer ont été communiqués lors de l'Alzheimer's Association International...

Jul 13, 2014, 02:30 ET

Smell And Eye Tests Show Potential To Detect Alzheimer's Early

A decreased ability to identify odors might indicate the development of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, while examinations of the eye...

Jul 13, 2014, 02:30 ET

Geruchssinn- und Augentests zeigen Potential zur Früherkennung von Alzheimer

-- Neue Alzheimer Biomarker-Ergebnisse sind auf der Internationalen Konferenz 2014 der Alzheimer's Association erläutert worden Eine...

Jun 24, 2014, 07:01 ET

Alzheimer's Association Journal Compiles Key Research For The First Time On Military Risk Factors For Dementia

Our nation's soldiers and veterans represent a population at elevated risk for dementia and cognitive decline, according to findings published in a...

Jun 20, 2014, 09:23 ET

Casi el 60% de las personas piensa incorrectamente que el Alzheimer es algo habitual del hecho de hacerse mayor

- Casi el 60% de las personas de todo el mundo piensa de forma errónea que la enfermedad de Alzheimer es algo habitual del hecho de hacerse...

Jun 19, 2014, 14:19 ET

Nahezu 60% der weltweiten Bevölkerung halten Alzheimerkrankheit fälschlicherweise für typische Alterserscheinung

-- 71% der Bevölkerung glauben, es sei Aufgabe der Regierung, Wege zur Heilung oder Prävention der Alzheimerkrankheit zu finden --...

Jun 19, 2014, 10:13 ET

Près de 60 % des personnes dans le monde croient à tort que la maladie d'Alzheimer est une composante caractéristique du vieillissement

- 71 % des gens pensent qu'il incombe aux gouvernements d'aider à trouver un traitement curatif ou un moyen de prévention de la...

Jun 19, 2014, 00:01 ET

Nearly 60% Of People Worldwide Incorrectly Believe That Alzheimer's Disease Is A Typical Part Of Aging

 Alzheimer's is a fatal, progressive disease impacting at least 44 million people worldwide yet it is widely misunderstood. According to an...

Jun 16, 2014, 10:52 ET

From Bridge Players To Bikers, Teams Worldwide Honor Those Facing Alzheimer's And Their Caregivers On The Longest Day®

On June 21, 2014, The Longest Day® participants across the globe will join with the Alzheimer's Association® to honor those living with...