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A new era in Alzheimer's research, the link between dementia and exercise, and Selim Zilkha pledges $5 million to USC's Keck School of Medicine to fund a new endowed chair in Alzheimer's disease research (read more).       

 

 

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Alzheimer's death rates doubled in Los Angeles County, Alzheimer's genome sequence data available from the Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project, and President Obama and Bill Gates announce major funding push for HIV/AIDS research and prevention (read more).   

 

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Leading non-profits push for global action on Alzheimer's ahead of G8 summit on the disease, Alzheimer's rates drop globally, and the link between Alzheimer's and AIDS (read more). 

 

 

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UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt highlights the importance of the UK's G8 Dementia Summit, new report finds that less than half of UK dementia sufferers are diagnosed, and the use of medical records to trace links between genes and diseases like Alzheimer's (read more).  

 

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Award-winning cookbook author Paula Wolfert wants more people to declare their memory loss, the FDA takes action against genetics company 23andMe, and practical home modification tips for dementia caregivers  (read more). 

 

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