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Subthreshold Increases in Beta-Amyloid Correlate with Memory Decline in Healthy Adults

Friday, March 23, 2018—Susan M. Landau, Andy Horng, and William J. Jagust for the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative published findings (Neurology. 2018:published online March 23, …

Global Alzheimer's Platform Foundation Partners with Lyft to Provide Free Transportation to Research Sites for Clinical Trial Participants

Tuesday, March 20, 2018—In partnership with Lyft (San Francisco, CA), the Global Alzheimer's Platform Foundation (GAP) (Washington, DC) is beginning a pilot program to provide free transportation…

Arterial Stiffness is Associated with Amyloid-Beta Deposition and Lower Brain Volume in Alzheimer Disease-Susceptible Regions

Friday, March 16, 2018—Results from the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC)-neurocognitive study published today (Neurology. 2018;published online ahead of print March 16, 2018) show an assoc…

Central Hearing Loss Is Correlated with Higher Risk of Mild Cognitive Impairment

Tuesday, February 27, 2018—A preliminary study has been released that shows patients with central hearing loss, (ie, sensorineural hearing loss due to brain/brainstem dysfunction), are twice as likely t…

Caregiving for Dementia Innovation Challenge Award Winners Announced

Monday, February 05, 2018—AARP Services Inc and United Healthcare announced 2 winners in their Caregiving for Dementia Innovation Challenge out of 254 entries from 34 countries. The goal of the challen…

Innovative Drug Combination Addresses Neuroinflammatory Response and Amyloid-Beta Accumulation Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

Wednesday, January 31, 2018—AZTherapies, Inc., an advanced clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing breakthrough treatments for neurologic diseases associated with neuroinflammation and neurodege…

The National Institutes of Health Launches "Accelerating Medicines Partnership Parkinson's Disease" to Advance Treatment Research

Tuesday, January 30, 2018—As part of their Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) initiative, which aims to foster collaboration among government, biopharmaceutical, life science, and non-profit orga…

The Generational Technology Gap May Be Closing—Even in Patients with Dementia

Tuesday, January 16, 2018—Senior Helpers, a provider of in-home services for seniors who wish to remain in their homes despite age-related illnesses and mobility challenges including dementia, Alzheime…


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