ALS co-founder calls for a commitment to fight brain diseases like ALS and Alzheimer's, the growth in Alzheimer's related fiction, and Alzheimer's patients will receive young blood transfusions as part of a Stanford School of Medicine clinical trial (read more).  

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The difficult and personal decision to test for early onset Alzheimer's, AARP releases new report that documents unique stressors family caregivers face when helping to manage dementia and other cognitive conditions, and the dangers of driving with dementia (read more). 

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A new poll from GE Healthcare finds that 80% of Americans want to know if they have an incurable neurological disorder, Rep. Gus Bilirakis highlights the importance of medical innovation, a Michigan woman gets married in a nursing home to include her father with Alzheimer's (read more). 

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The need for improved caregiving services for Alzheimer's sufferers, Alzheimer's and end of life care, and the Stanford School of Medicine's efforts to understand the origins of Alzheimer's (read more). 

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Forbes piece calls for focus on Alzheimer's to bring down healthcare costs, USA2 board member Meryl Comer will be featured on The Diane Rehm show on August 25, the importance of 'asking your candidates' about medical research, and Bloomberg explores the use of music therapy to treat Alzheimer's (read more). 

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