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Apr 29, 2016, 13:27 ET Alzheimer's Association Statement on Reagan Comedy

You can attribute this text to Harry Johns, Alzheimer's Association president and CEO. "The Alzheimer's Association is appalled that anyone would...


Mar 30, 2016, 00:01 ET Alzheimer's Association Report Shows Care Contributors Sacrifice Own Food and Medical Care to Support Person with Alzheimer's Disease

 The personal financial support required by a person with Alzheimer's disease may ultimately deprive care contributors of basic necessities,...


Feb 16, 2016, 06:13 ET The Alzheimer's Association and Edward Jones Partner to Change the Course of Alzheimer's for Millions

The Alzheimer's Association today announced an historic partnership with St. Louis-based financial services firm Edward Jones. Edward Jones has...


Feb 10, 2016, 17:09 ET Landmark Study Finds U.S. Dementia Incidence Highest In African Americans And American Indians

The first study to look at dementia risk in a population representing the diversity of the United States finds dementia incidence to be highest in...


Jan 15, 2016, 14:55 ET Cleveland Young Professionals to Host Event at Lago East Bank for Alzheimer's Association

The Young Professionals Group of the Alzheimer's Association Cleveland Area Chapter (YPalz) invites community members to join them at the Remember...


Dec 18, 2015, 19:42 ET Historic Alzheimer's Funding Increase Signed Into Law, Answering Alzheimer's Association Call For Action

The Alzheimer's Association, the leading advocate for federal Alzheimer's disease research funding and caregiver support, highlighted the historic...


Dec 16, 2015, 01:26 ET Alzheimer's Association Call To Congressional Leaders Has Been Answered With Historic Commitment To Fund Critical Research

 The Alzheimer's Association, the leading advocate for federal Alzheimer's disease research funding and leading provider of caregiver support,...


Oct 28, 2015, 15:01 ET New Study Finds Alzheimer's And Other Dementias Exact A Heavy Toll On Family Finances

 A new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine highlights the crushing financial burden that dementia is placing both on American families and...


Oct 13, 2015, 16:18 ET Candidates Must Prioritize Alzheimer's Disease In Appeal To Voters

A candidate's relatability to voters and ability to understand the challenges they face make or break elections. Millions of American voters have...


Aug 27, 2015, 14:23 ET Alzheimer's Association® Announces Purple Zone

The Alzheimer's Association® is calling on people to "get in the Purple Zone" and get behind the cause that affects more than 5 million people...


Jul 24, 2015, 12:50 ET Nuevos informes de la Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015

- PROMETEDORES DATOS EN LOS ENSAYOS CLÍNICOS SOBRE TERAPIAS CON FÁRMACOS - - FACTORES DE RIESGO PRIMARIOS DE LA VIDA – LA DIABETES...


Jul 24, 2015, 12:12 ET Alzheimer-Forschung präsentiert neue Ergebnisse auf Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015

- VIELVERSPRECHENDE DATEN VON KLINISCHER STUDIE ZU MEDIKAMENTÖSEN THERAPIEN - - RISIKOFAKTOREN IN FRÜHREN JAHREN – TYP-1-DIABETES...


Jul 23, 2015, 22:03 ET Nouveaux rapports présentés lors de l'Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015

- DONNÉES D'ESSAIS CLINIQUES PROMETTEUSES POUR LES THÉRAPIES MÉDICAMENTEUSES - - FACTEURS DE RISQUE DÈS LES PREMIERS...


Jul 23, 2015, 11:30 ET New Reports From The Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015

Exciting new research results presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015 (AAIC® 2015) cover a wide range of...


Jul 23, 2015, 11:30 ET Going Beyond Risk Reduction: Physical Exercise May Be An Effective Treatment For Alzheimer's Disease And Vascular Dementia

Positive results of three new randomized controlled trials of aerobic exercise in Alzheimer's disease, vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) and mild...


Jul 22, 2015, 12:00 ET New Data Presented At The 2015 Alzheimer's Association International Conference Include Three Reports Of Clinical Trials Targeting Cognition, Agitation, Patient Management

Results of three clinical trials reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015 (AAIC® 2015) in Washington, D.C....


Jul 22, 2015, 07:00 ET Clinical Trials Results And New Data Analyses In Amyloid-related Therapies From The Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2015

Clinical trial results from three studies of investigational therapies related to amyloid protein were presented today at the Alzheimer's...


Jul 21, 2015, 08:00 ET Women With Mild Cognitive Impairment Decline Twice As Fast As Men With The Condition; Women At Significantly Higher Risk For Cognitive And Functional Decline After Surgery/General Anesthesia

 Women with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) have two times faster decline in cognition than men with MCI, according to new research reported...


Jul 20, 2015, 09:30 ET New Analysis Shows More Than 28 Million Baby Boomers Will Develop Alzheimer's Disease; Will Consume Nearly 25% Of Medicare Spending

More than 28 million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer's disease between now and midcentury, and the cost of caring for them will consume nearly...


Jul 20, 2015, 08:00 ET Childhood School Performance And Type 1 Diabetes Identified As Risk Factors For Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia

The first study of dementia risk, including Alzheimer's disease, in older adults with type 1 diabetes (T1D) was reported today at the Alzheimer's...


Jul 19, 2015, 09:30 ET Promising New Treatments For Alzheimer's Target Multiple Disease-related Proteins; May Have Benefits For Several Brain Diseases

Promising early results of new drugs that target common components of several brain diseases that cause dementia – including Alzheimer's...


Jul 19, 2015, 08:39 ET Researchers Report New Ways To Predict The Development Of Alzheimer's Disease

Brain scans, memory tests and body fluids such as saliva may hold the keys to understanding a person's likelihood of developing Alzheimer's, even...


Jun 19, 2015, 18:47 ET Alzheimer's Association Event, The Longest Day®, Honors Those Living With Alzheimer's And Their Caregivers

 The summer solstice is not just a day for backyard barbeques and baseball games – it is also a special day to raise awareness for...


Jun 15, 2015, 18:54 ET Americans Believe They Have The Power To Reduce Their Risk Of Cognitive Decline But Don't Know How To Make It Happen

 Is your brain important to you? Do you know how to keep it healthy? According to a recent survey conducted by Reader's Digest in partnership...


Jun 01, 2015, 00:01 ET New Research Summary: Lifestyle Changes Help Reduce Risk Of Cognitive Decline

The evidence is mounting: People can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by making key lifestyle changes. That is the conclusion of a new...