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Feb 23, 2015, 00:03 ET
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Alzheimer's Association Congratulates Julianne Moore On Her Best Actress Academy Award Win

 The Alzheimer's Association congratulates Julianne Moore on winning the Oscar for Best Actress at the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Playing the...

Feb 22, 2015, 23:25 ET
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Alzheimer's Association Salutes Glen Campbell On His Academy Award Nomination For Best Original Song

The Alzheimer's Association thanks and salutes Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond for the song "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," that was among the Academy...

Feb 05, 2015, 00:01 ET
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The Discovery Of Alzheimer's Disease Treatment By 2025 Will Save U.S. $220 Billion Within First Five Years

The U.S. could save $220 billion within the first five years of a treatment for Alzheimer's disease being introduced, according to a new report...

Jan 01, 2015, 17:38 ET
Jerome H. Stone founded the Alzheimer's Association, generating much-needed research and resources for families facing the disease.

Alzheimer's Association Mourns Death Of Founding President And Honorary Chair Jerome H. Stone

 Jerome H. Stone, businessman, philanthropist, founding president and honorary chair of the Alzheimer's Association, died on January 1, 2015 in...

Dec 09, 2014, 22:37 ET

Efforts Of Alzheimer's Association Advocates Incorporated In Funding Bill

 As the largest Alzheimer's advocacy organization in the world, the Alzheimer's Association commends Congress for addressing Alzheimer's...

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

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
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

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 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

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...

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...

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...