Alzheimer's top fear according to new poll, noted Alzheimer's researcher passes away, and the increasing threat of financial schemes targeting the elderly (read more).  Must reads

    The need to pass the Alzheimer's Accountability Act, Congressman Chaka Fattah meets with George Vradenburg and World Dementia Council envoy Dennis Gillings, and an interactive map of NIH funding (read more). 

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    U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam talks about the need to increase Alzheimer's funding, dementia cases in the UK set to rise sharply by next summer, and NPR talks to researchers about the negative impact of budget cuts on research (read more).  

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    Meryl Comer's book bears witness to everything Alzheimer’s took from her husband and her family, Maine editorial calls for wandering system to help Alzheimer's sufferers, Biotechnology Industry Organization calls for large-scale multi-generational genome sequencing to fight diseases like Alzheimer's, and UCLA biologists say they have identified a gene that can slow the aging process when activated (read more). 

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    Trish Vradenburg calls for increased Alzheimer's funding, pharma's innovation problem, new data from the UK reveals 42,000 new early onset dementia cases, and Lilly funds a lawsuit to overturn a decision from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that denied coverage for an imaging agent to be used in diagnosing Alzheimer’s (read more). 

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