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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


Jul 24, 2015, 12:12 ET

Alzheimer-Forschung präsentiert neue Ergebnisse auf Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015


Jul 23, 2015, 22:03 ET

Nouveaux rapports présentés lors de l'Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2015


Jul 23, 2015, 11:30 ET
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 - The Longest Day.

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
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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
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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...

May 26, 2015, 11:15 ET

Alzheimer's Association® And Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® Collaborate To Educate And Advocate In The Fight Against Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association is proud to announce a nationwide partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA) to help raise awareness about...

May 11, 2015, 18:55 ET
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The Night Shift Stars Eoin Macken, Jill Flint And Ken Leung Encourage Participation In Alzheimer's Association The Longest Day 2015

NBC's medical drama The Night Shift cast Eoin Macken (TC Callahan), Jill Flint (Jordan Alexander) and Ken Leung (Topher) star in a new public...

Apr 27, 2015, 00:03 ET
Actors Seth Rogen and Chris Mintz-Plasse provide live commentary during a special screening of their movie Superbad with this year's winners of Hilarity For Charity U - Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and Alpha Chi Omega sorority at the University of Vermont on Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Burlington, Vt. UVM's Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and Alpha Chi Omega sorority this year raised more than $30,000.00 for Hilarity for Charity U, benefiting the Alzheimer's Association. For more information please visit (ALISON REDLICH/AP Images for Hilarity For Charity U)

Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen Visit University of Vermont to Celebrate Hilarity for Charity U Winners

University of Vermont's (UVM) Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and Alpha Chi Omega Sorority beat out the more than sixty student organizations on college...

Apr 16, 2015, 00:01 ET
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Major New Research Study to Demonstrate Value of PET Scans In Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis

A new four-year research study, with an estimated budget of $100 million, was announced today by the Alzheimer's Association and the American...