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10:44 ET Nova pesquisa apresentada na AAIC® 2019 mostra que estilo de vida saudável pode compensar riscos ambientais e genéticos da doença de Alzheimer

Pesquisa apresentada na Conferência Internacional da Associação de Alzheimer (AAIC – Alzheimer's Association International Conference) de 2019, em...


06:20 ET El AAIC® 2019 destaca nuevas investigaciones que muestran la posibilidad de que un estilo de vida sano compense el riesgo ambiental y genético de sufrir mal de Alzheimer

Las investigaciones presentadas en el marco de la edición 2019 del Alzheimer's Association International Conference (Congreso Internacional de la...


Jul 17, 2019, 15:22 ET AAIC® 2019 Highlights New Research Showing Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Environmental and Genetic Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

Research presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles suggests adopting multiple healthy lifestyle...


Jul 17, 2019, 11:00 ET Clinical Trial Results At AAIC 2019 Focus On New Ideas And New Targets

New Alzheimer's disease clinical trials, and a government-driven public/private initiative to speed them up, were highlighted at the Alzheimer's...


Jul 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Kimberly Williams-Paisley And Storme Warren Of SiriusXM's "The Highway" To Host Third Annual '80s 'Dance Party To End Alz' Benefiting The Alzheimer's Association

On Sunday, September 29, 2019, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Storme Warren, the daily host of SiriusXM's The Highway (Ch. 56) will host the third...


Jul 16, 2019, 11:00 ET Alzheimer's Risk, Progression, Resilience Differs By Sex

Research reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles identified a number of differences in the...


Jul 15, 2019, 12:30 ET Advances In The Global Search For Blood Markers For Alzheimer's Disease And Other Dementias

Significant advances in the global search for blood test technologies for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias were reported at the Alzheimer's...


Jul 15, 2019, 12:30 ET Persons With Alzheimer's Disease More Likely To Experience Recurring Epileptic Seizures

Individuals living with Alzheimer's disease experience epileptic seizures up to six-and-a-half times more often than people without dementia,...


Jul 15, 2019, 11:00 ET Surprising Differences Found In How Sleep Medications Increase Dementia Risk For Some, Protect Others

New research reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles evaluates drug and non-drug treatments to...


Jul 14, 2019, 20:30 ET Technology's Evolving And Expanding Role In Dementia Care, Prevention And Alleviating Burden

New studies reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles demonstrated the utility of technology to...


Jul 14, 2019, 18:15 ET Increased Risk Of Subjective Cognitive Decline In The LGBT Community

New research reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles found higher rates of subjective cognitive...


Jul 14, 2019, 12:00 ET Vision And Hearing Loss May Raise Risk Of Dementia In Older Adults

Two studies reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles found that experiencing multiple sensory...


Jul 14, 2019, 11:00 ET Lifestyle Interventions Provide Maximum Memory Benefit When Combined; And May Offset Elevated Alzheimer's Risk Due To Genetics, Pollution

New research reported at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2019 in Los Angeles suggests healthy lifestyle choices —...


Jun 03, 2019, 07:00 ET New Alzheimer's Campaign Encourages Families to Discuss Cognitive Problems Sooner, Enabling Early Diagnosis

It's a conversation no family wants to have – talking to a loved one about memory loss or cognitive decline. Close family members are typically the...


Jun 03, 2019, 07:00 ET Nueva campaña de Alzheimer alienta a las familias a discutir los problemas cognitivos más temprano, permitiendo un diagnóstico precoz

Es una conversación que ninguna familia quiere tener – hablar con un ser querido acerca de la pérdida de la memoria o el deterioro cognitivo. Los...


Mar 08, 2019, 08:30 ET On International Women's Day, the Alzheimer's Association and Women's Alzheimer's Movement, Led by Maria Shriver, Bring Disruption, Conversation and New Digital Experience to SXSW

International Women's Day presents a global opportunity to attack Alzheimer's disease and bring to light a fact that many are in the dark about:...


Mar 05, 2019, 00:01 ET Significant Disconnect Between Seniors and Physicians When It Comes to Cognitive Assessment According to New Alzheimer's Association Report

Findings from the Alzheimer's Association 2019 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report released today show that, despite a strong belief among...


Feb 14, 2019, 11:41 ET Alzheimer's Association Honored as Fundraising Organization of the Year

The Alzheimer's Association has been named as the Peer-to Peer Forum's Fundraising Organization of the Year. This award is a significant honor,...


Jan 28, 2019, 11:01 ET Alzheimer's Association Funds Two-year Extension Of The SPRINT MIND Study

The Alzheimer's Association has awarded more than $800,000 to support the SPRINT MIND 2.0 Study, which will further investigate the impact of...


Oct 30, 2018, 13:21 ET Silicon Valley Philanthropist and Alzheimer's Association Build the Research Pipeline

Innovative research aimed to possibly rejuvenate brain cells will be explored by six international researchers with the goal of discovering effective ...


Oct 23, 2018, 12:28 ET Alzheimer's Association Statement on Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's Announcement of Dementia Diagnosis

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor continues to demonstrate her leadership in the face of adversity, today bravely announcing her...


Sep 25, 2018, 11:33 ET La Alzheimer's Association y el programa Ventanillas de Salud colaboran para aumentar el acceso a recursos e información sobre el Alzheimer

La Alzheimer's Association, la Secretaría de Salud de México y el Instituto de los Mexicanos en el Exterior a través del programa Ventanillas de...


Sep 25, 2018, 11:18 ET Alzheimer's Association And The Ventanillas De Salud Collaborate To Increase Access To Alzheimer's Information And Resources

The Alzheimer's Association, the Secretariat of Health of Mexico and the Institute for Mexicans Abroad, through its Ventanillas de Salud Program...


Sep 25, 2018, 11:03 ET Alzheimer's Association And The Ventanillas De Salud Collaborate To Increase Access To Alzheimer's Information And Resources

The Alzheimer's Association, the Secretariat of Health of Mexico and the Institute for Mexicans Abroad, through its Ventanillas de Salud Program...


Aug 14, 2018, 11:01 ET New Report Identifies Unique Challenges for LGBT Community Facing Alzheimer's and Other Dementias

LGBT and Dementia – a new issues brief developed by the Alzheimer's Association and SAGE outlines the unique challenges facing LGBT older adults...