Scientists and doctors call on G8 to back more dementia research and prevention policies, Michael Hodin calls on global health community to step up to Alzheimer's, and the need for the UK to back up diagnosis efforts with other services (read more).  


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University administrators advocate against sequestration, Alzheimer's growing impact on low and middle-income countries, and Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) warns against budget cuts to medical research (read more).  

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By George Vradenburg

This year we have seen real progress in the fight against Alzheimers, both in terms of science and political mobilization.

Read the full piece online here (jump to page 51)

I was a really good mom. Great carpooler, all that. You’re not interviewing my kids, right? Who needs a dissent? But I started writing columns, all humor. Wrote a screenplay. Wrote a steamy novel basically to humiliate my kids. I was having some success, and in the middle of all this, my daughter became a teenager. All of a sudden she was taken by aliens — if you have kids, you know this happens. My parent-effectiveness training went right out the window. I had met with “Designing Women,” and they asked me to come out to L.A.

Trish Vradenburg on the need to talk about Alzheimer's and the global impact of Alzheimer's (read more).


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