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.

George Vradenburg pushes for strategic investments in Alzheimer's research, the power of early diagnosis, and the importance of biomedical research (read more). 

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A political push needed for Alzheimer's, Huffington Post live Alzheimer's feature, and the link between Alzheimer's and worms (read more).    

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University of Chicago geriatrician urges against pursuing an early Alzheimer's diagnosis, Sen. Jeff Merkley's support of Alzheimer's research, and the importance of exercise, good eating, and sleep in keeping your brain active (read more).   


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