A stark portrait of nursing home care in the US, the impact of the nation's long-term care crisis on minority communities, and a new campaign to increase NIH research funding (read more).

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The "double burden" of Alzheimer's and Down syndrome, PBS Newshour profiles the new Alzheimer's documentary “The Genius of Marian,” and researchers create 'designer proteins' in th fight against Alzheimer's (read more). 

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University of Pittsburgh Dean advocates for increased medical research funding, the link between anxiety medication and Alzheimer's, and NIH awards more than $10 million to explore the "effects of sex" in medical research (read more). 

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Alzheimer's researcher volunteer with Down syndrome dies at 40, Professor Susan Greenfield talks about the need for a new approach to Alzheimer's research, and ActivistAgainstAlzheimer's member Sandy Halperin talks about his diagnosis and work at 3PM EST on (read more).  

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NIH funding key to spurring basic research, Meryl Comer talks about her book "Slow Dancing with a Stranger" on CSpan, and the latest glimmers of hope on the Alzheimer's drug front (read more). 

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