Alzheimer

How Congress Can Fight the Alzheimer's Epidemic

Wall Street Journal | Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:09:25 -0700

Not many people know it, but one of the best ways to curb future health-care spending is with a drug that slows the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's affects more than five million seniors today and last year cost Medicare and Medicaid ...

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Detecting Alzheimer's early [Letter]

Baltimore Sun | Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:01:29 -0700

The Alzheimer's Association supports efforts that increase early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease by trained professionals in a medical setting after a comprehensive evaluation. Today more than 5 million Americans are living with ...

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"Chaperone" Compounds Offer New Approach to Alzheimer's Treatment

Cornell Chronicle | Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:52:30 -0700

NEW YORK, NY (April 20, 2014) — A team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), Weill Cornell Medical College, and Brandeis University has devised a wholly new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease involving the ...

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Alzheimer's is a costly, dangerous disease

al.com | Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:32:55 -0700

Purple is the color for Alzheimer's disease. On April 9, 2014, I joined more than 800 purple-clad advocates to speak on behalf of the over 5 million people who have AD in the United States. Our mission was to appeal to our members of Congress for ...

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