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GE brings together a wide range of researchers in one global research center to focus on brain health, the University of Wisconsin launches fund to tackle Alzheimer's, and with World Cup fever hitting America, Scientific American looks at the link between soccer and brain damage (read more).  

 

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Tampa Tribune editorial encourages Florida's efforts to fund Alzheimer's research, Andrew Lo talks about energizing stakeholders in the fight against Alzheimer's, and new research finds linkages between veterans and dementia (read more).  

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African American Network Against Alzheimer's highlights importance of African American participation in clinical trials, California launches project to spur neuroscience innovation, and Merck announces multimillion dollar Alzheimer's research collaboration (read more). 

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RAND report calls on policymakers to improve long-term services for dementia sufferers and caregivers, the role of intellectual stimulation in holding off Alzheimer's, and Alzheimer's research spurs Las Vegas' growing medical research industry (read more). 

 

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The need to define "dementia" to cure it, more on the power of tech to transform dementia care, George Vradenburg talks about proposed  Alzheimer's "megafund", and Georgetown University puts a focus on recruiting diverse participants for Alzheimer's medical trial (read more). 

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