Each year 500,000 Americans develop Alzheimer's disease, a disease responsible for killing more Americans than prostate and breast cancer combined.

 

Learn if you're at risk and how to protect your mind and health.

Recent Articles

Tracking Memory Changes at Home

 

It's normal to experience some memory loss as we age.  It's important to track changes in our memory to differentiate between normal memory loss and a possible dementia.

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How Much Memory Loss Is Normal?

It's normal to experience a certain amount of memory loss as we age, but how much memory loss is normal and how much could be Alzheimer's or dementia?

 

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What Are The Stages of Alzheimer's and Dementia?

 

Alzheimer’s disease and dementia progress through four general stages: Pre-Clinical, Mild, Moderate, and Severe or Final.

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Recent News

New Drug Shows Early Promise for Preventing Alzheimer's Disease

 

The new drug was found to decrease levels of brain plaques associated with Alzheimer's. Researchers believe that it could be used preventatively for individuals at a higher genetic risk.

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New Early Prediction of Alzheimer's Key to Prevention

The ability to estimate the future likelihood of Alzheimer's and dementia is key to its prevention. Early therapeutic interventions and modifying lifestyle factors found to significantly reduce risk.

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New Blood Test Able to Definitely Diagnose Alzheimer's disease.

The new test is the first which offers a definitive diagnosis without the invasiveness and high costs of prior diagnostic tests.

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Dementia Found To Be An Underlying Cause In 3 Times More Deaths Than Previously Thought

The recent study was published in the Journal of American Medical Association and showed that Dementia is much more wide-reaching than previously thought.

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New Medicine Able to Detect Alzheimer's Earlier Than Ever Before.

 

The FDA has approved a new drug which is able to detect Tau, one of the harmful proteins believed to be a major contributor to the brain damage seen in Alzheimer's disease.

 

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