Mary Grealy on the need to support research and innovation, caution over dementia screenings, and researchers develop blood test for Alzheimer's (read more).  


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The rising cost of long-term care insurance, the impact of sequestration on research funding, and Canada's upcoming dementia conference (read more).     

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Blood-pressure drugs slow dementia in some patients, Lilly's hope for its Alzheimer's pipeline, and an audio feature on caregiving (read more).  


Research and science 

New report published in Nature shows significant step forward in figuring out what causes things to go wrong in the brain early on in Alzheimer’s, a potential stem cell therapy could lead to an Alzheimer's treatement, and 90 percent of dementia cases in China go undetected (read more).  

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Huffington Post

By George Vradenburg

"A year ago, the broad Alzheimer's community received unfortunate news. President Obama had called for an additional $80 million for the National Institute of Health's (NIH) Alzheimer's research, but the President's request found tough sledding in Congress.Objections were raised about using funds that had been re-allocated from different public health prevention efforts.


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